Khwezi Oils shakes up SA's green fuel market
Yesterday at 12:48, SAST
Brian Sibusiso Mpono is Playing his Part in ensuring that South Africa has a cleaner, greener future. His company, Khwezi Oils, is exploiting a new niche in the South African fuel market by making biofuel, refined from waste cooking oil, and it's proving a hit with local trucking companies.
Adventure is in our nature
Wednesday at 08:59, SAST
The Wilderness section of the Garden Route National Park (GRNP) isl hosting 500 learners from rural and peri-urban areas for the Kids in Parks Programme.
South Africa's rhino fight takes to the air
Dec 2, 2013 at 12:54, SAST
South African National Parks (SANParks) is to beef up its arsenal in the fight against rhino poaching with the deployment of a Gazelle military helicopter.
Pretoria researcher ranked amongst 2013's International Green Talents
Nov 7, 2013 at 14:06, SAST
South African Heinrich Badenhorst, a researcher for SARChI (South African Research Chairs Initiative) in Carbon Materials and Technology at the University of Pretoria, has been selected as one of 25 winners by a high ranking jury of international experts.
SAA, Boeing in biofuel partnership
Oct 14, 2013 at 14:04, SAST
South African Airways (SAA) and US aerospace giant Boeing are to work together to develop and implement a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in southern Africa, a first for the continent.
Rhino Fund to assist anti-poaching initiatives
Sep 17, 2013 at 13:44, SAST
In an effort to coordinate the financing of anti-poaching initiatives, the Department of Environmental Affairs is to establish a National Rhino Fund in consultation with the National Treasury.
SA's first grid-connected solar PV plant
Sep 17, 2013 at 13:41, SAST
Norway-based Scatec Solar announced on Monday that it had completed its 75-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Kalkbult in the Northern Cape three months ahead of schedule ...
Thandi the rhino's story goes to China
Sep 13, 2013 at 15:27, SAST
NHNZ is a factual television production company based in New Zealand that is working with conservation organisation WildAid to produce a 2 x one hour documentary series, which follows the high profile Chinese basketball star Yao Ming on a journey from China to Africa to learn more about the tragic consequences in Africa attributed to the increase in the consumption of ivory and rhino horn in Asia ...
New plane to support Kruger anti-poaching efforts
Sep 6, 2013 at 14:41, SAST
Aerial surveillance is one of the most effective tools game rangers have against the poachers ...
Township based recycling business receives huge donation
Jun 11, 2013 at 12:04, SAST
A township based recycling business is increasingly gaining recognition for its services and impact on the community, prompting a leading waste management NPO to donate them a state-of-the-art recycling machine, as part of their strategy to assist capable new entrants in the sector to grow.
Source: The Good News
The court of public opinion
Oscar Pistorius's peer, a girlfriend killer too, has been arguing his innocence in the courtroom next door.
Carrim vetoes SABC board's nomination
The communications minister has nipped in the bud a bid by the board to have Zandile Tshabalala take the top job at the troubled broadcaster.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Stand-off over at Crimea army base
Today at 01:47, SAST
A stand-off involving pro-Russian soldiers outside a Ukrainian military base near Sevastopol in Crimea reportedly ends without incident.
'Contact lost' with Malaysia plane
Today at 02:43, SAST
Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with flight MH370 travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board.
Source: BBC News
Congo-Kinshasa: Hague Court Convicts Former Militia Leader of Atrocities
Yesterday at 19:35, SAST
[UN News]The International Criminal Court (ICC) today convicted former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga of war crimes committed during a deadly 2003 attack on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Rwanda: Kigali Expels South African Diplomats
Yesterday at 19:29, SAST
[News of Rwanda]Rwanda has expelled six high ranking South African diplomats from Kigali, all accused of espionage.
Source: All Africa