$20 billion and 700,000 jobs from Proposed Shale Gas Projects in the Karoo
South Africa will gazette final regulations for shale gas exploration by June, two years after releasing draft rules and as companies reconsider investments due to volatile oil prices and delays in awarding licenses.
#ThrowBackThursday: SA ‘Lion King’ Is Like One of the Pride
New R300m Wind-Turbine Tower Production Factory Offers Light At The End Of The Tunnel
With South Africa currently in the grip of debilitating rolling black-outs and load shedding due to the Eskom power grid being stretched to capacity, and exacerbated by a loss of capacity at its Majuba power station in Mpumalanga, it comes as a ray of light that GRI - Renewable Industries officially announced the opening of their new R 300 Million wind turbine tower production facility in Atlantis, Cape Town.
Earth Hour, which was launched by WWF in 2007, is observed annually on the last Saturday of March each year between 8.30pm and 9.30pm local time in over 160 countries and over 7,000 cities by hundreds of millions of people. Typically, people and city managers switch off their lights for the hour in a symbolic call to global leaders to make smart decisions about dealing with climate change.
kulula.com, South Africa’s largest privately-owned low-fare airline, operated by Comair Limited, recently took to the skies fitted with cutting edge technology to ensure increased fuel efficiency. kulula.com known for its pioneering approach to aviation, recently fitted a new set of Split Scimitar Winglets (SSW), on one of its aircraft, making it the first African carrier to install this new technology.
Source: The Good News
Source: The Good News
SA steel industry on the brink of collapse
The first wave of job losses for metalworkers has begun and the upshot will be apocalyptic.
South Africans rise to the call of #SomeoneTellProfMoyo
Yesterday at 08:50, SAST
The SA Twittersphere did not take kindly to Zim minister Jonathan Moyo having a go at the plummeting rand.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Paris talks focus on train security
Today at 04:26, SAST
European ministers and officials are set to hold emergency talks in Paris following last week's foiled gun attack on a French train.
UN warning over EU migrant deaths
Today at 03:23, SAST
The UN says "much more is required" to prevent fatalities among migrants fleeing to Europe, after hundreds are reported dead in recent days.
Source: BBC News
North Africa: Survivors Fight for Air On 'Boat of Death' Off Libya
Yesterday at 16:25, SAST
[UNHCR] Palermo -Abdel pushed his face up to the cracks between the wooden floorboards, gasping for air.
Central African Republic: Clashes Force Thousands to Seek Refuge in CAR
Yesterday at 16:02, SAST
[UN News] Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of Bambari and seek shelter at a former cotton factory inside the compound of the United ...
Source: All Africa