News and updates from the continent


Three ways to use solar energy for data centres

Three ways to use solar energy for data centres

Nov 9, 2015

Some large data centre operators, such as Google, have made long-term financial commitments to buying renewable energy from green energy providers in their grid regions.

Industry calls for lower prices of eco-innovation

Industry calls for lower prices of eco-innovation

Oct 22, 2015

“The commercial application of knowledge to develop products and processes that contribute to sustainable development, must not price itself out of the market.” ~ Frans Pienaar, Chairman, Inyatsi Construction

South Africa sets off on Transport Month

South Africa sets off on Transport Month

Sep 30, 2015

Gauteng’s business hub, Sandton, will take part in the Ecomobility World Festival during OTM. The aim is for a car-free CBD for the duration of the festival.

Literacy, the foundation of all learning

Literacy, the foundation of all learning

Sep 7, 2015

8 September 2015 is Literacy day: Literacy is crucial in social and economic development. It expands knowledge and a literate person is more likely to understand and adjust in society.

Consumer Tips: Choosing sustainable products

Consumer Tips: Choosing sustainable products

Aug 7, 2015

Did you know that aluminium is one of the “greenest’ products you can use?

Urbanisation sparks East Africa construction boom

Urbanisation sparks East Africa construction boom

Jul 15, 2015

East Africa is a region at the forefront of infrastructure development and new construction business opportunities as the region’s growing middle class spurs demand for local service delivery.