News and updates from the continent

Register now for Forestry Research Symposium

Register now for Forestry Research Symposium

Jun 30, 2015

The Symposium programme comprises a list of invited speakers, leaders and research specialists, who will showcase the depth and breadth of forestry research across South Africa.

Minister Molewa in BASIC climate change talks

Minister Molewa in BASIC climate change talks

Jun 30, 2015

South Africa’s Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Edna Molewa, arrived in New York to attend the High Level Event of Climate Change happening tomorrow, 29 June 2015, at the United Nations Headquarters.

REDISA waste collectors provide for families

REDISA waste collectors provide for families

Jun 30, 2015

John Maphanga, from Mamelodi in Gauteng, has changed his life through waste. He recently received the Dedication to Recycling Award, at REDISA’s Recognition awards ceremony.

Map could save vultures from wind farm development

Map could save vultures from wind farm development

Jun 30, 2015

The bearded vulture is listed as critically endangered in southern Africa, where there are just 109 breeding pairs. The population in the region has declined by more than 30% in the past five decades.

DA urges Eskom to seek funding from private sector

DA urges Eskom to seek funding from private sector

Jun 30, 2015

“The time has come for Eskom to seek funding from the private sector through the sale of a 30% equity stake in Eskom, to be listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.” ~ Democratic Alliance