News and updates from the continent

Consumers Tips: Winter power cuts

Consumers Tips: Winter power cuts

Jun 30, 2014

Even while consumers in South Africa have been warned for some time that electrical outages may occur during periods of high usage, many are still caught off guard when the power goes. Here’s what you can do to stay warm . . .

Green buildings are good for business says WorldGBC

Green buildings are good for business says WorldGBC

Jun 26, 2014

Top employers are investing in green buildings and work spaces because they know it is good for productivity, according to the latest survey from the Top Employers Institute (TEI).

South Africa 10th on world’s top PV market list

South Africa 10th on world’s top PV market list

Jun 26, 2014

Four large-scale PV projects coming online in the last few months has given South African a huge boost, placing the country on the top ten list and threatening France and Italy’s positions there.

SkyPower Global donates 5000 solar lights to African villages

SkyPower Global donates 5000 solar lights to African villages

Jun 25, 2014

SkyPower Global donates 5,000 solar-powered lights to South African villages without electricity so children can have light for reading and writing.

Potential for training, jobs in agricultural sector in SA

Potential for training, jobs in agricultural sector in SA

Jun 25, 2014

‘South Africa should invest more in agriculture to create those jobs, and in education and training so that the youth can take advantage of them. ~ Minister Senzeni Zokwana