News and updates from the continent

Review of South African fisheries management

Review of South African fisheries management

Nov 29, 2014

This year’s discussions will focus on hake, which is South Africa’s most important and valuable fishery, upon which thousands of jobs in the Western Cape depend.

To build smart cities, we need smart buildings

To build smart cities, we need smart buildings

Nov 26, 2014

When a building becomes a functional component of the city, empowering smart city strategies, the sustainability of the city is improved and the lives of citizens are improved.

Who are the most influential Africans?

Who are the most influential Africans?

Nov 26, 2014

More than 40 women featured on the New Africa list of influential Africans for 2014. South Africa and Nigeria dominate the listing with 33 and 27 entries respectively.

SA innovation sees hydrogen fuel power generator

SA innovation sees hydrogen fuel power generator

Nov 25, 2014

Good news for South Africa: The rise of hydrogen fuel cell technologies in various markets is about to change the global platinum landscape with the anticipated increase in platinum usage in this emerging market.

New shrimp species discovered in Cape Peninsula waters

New shrimp species discovered in Cape Peninsula waters

Nov 24, 2014

Emeritus Professor Griffiths: “It’s amazing that we’re still finding so many new species in heavily dived waters such as False Bay, right on our doorstep.”