News and updates from the continent


Nuclear showdown: Experts to talk pros, cons

Nuclear showdown: Experts to talk pros, cons

Jun 26, 2015

The debate will take place in the Human Rights Conference Room at Constitutional Hill, located at 11 Kotze Street in Braamfontein, on the 30th of June 2015 from 18:00 pm to 20:00 pm.

Fleet Greening Programme to reduce Joburg emissions

Fleet Greening Programme to reduce Joburg emissions

Jun 24, 2015

For the next three years, the City of Johannesburg will spend R216-million on replacing half of its 3 500 vehicle fleet with energy-saving and environmentally friendly vehicles.

Ricoh: Green powered World Environment Day

Ricoh: Green powered World Environment Day

Jun 19, 2015

Ricoh will continue holding Ricoh Global Eco Action as a springboard for promoting global environmental conservation initiatives and eco-awareness around the world.

Akon Lighting Africa: 14 countries one year on

Akon Lighting Africa: 14 countries one year on

Jun 16, 2015

Today, 600 million Africans still don’t have access to electricity, particularly in rural areas. Akon Lighting Africa seeks to provide a concrete response at grass roots level to Africa’s energy crisis and lay foundations for future development.

Sustainability Week 2015: Ready to put ideas into motion

Sustainability Week 2015: Ready to put ideas into motion

Jun 16, 2015

Taking place from 23 to 28 June 2015, Sustainability week is all about advancing the Green Economy through the sharing of knowledge. The event takes place at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria.

Pressure on SA’s grid is a turn on for energy investors

Pressure on SA’s grid is a turn on for energy investors

Jun 1, 2015

Sustainable and renewable energy sources are widely acknowledged to represent the most viable solution to South Africa’s power supply crisis – and an attractive prospect to potential investors.