News and updates from the continent


UCT research on better water risk management

UCT research on better water risk management

Aug 24, 2015

The World Wildlife Organisation estimates that by 2025, water shortages may affect two-thirds of the world’s population. Already, 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to water.

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?

Bosveld Phosphate guilty of polluting Selati River

Bosveld Phosphate guilty of polluting Selati River

Aug 7, 2015

Charges relate to unlawfully and intentionally or negligently causing a situation in December 2013 which led to water containing polluted substances being released into the Selati River, one of the tributaries of the Olifants River.

Youth see job opportunities in recycling

Youth see job opportunities in recycling

Jul 11, 2015

Young people are progressively taking a hold of opportunities by becoming entrepreneurs in their communities and active participants in the country’s growing economy, NYDA.

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.

Technologies to manage water, sanitation in SA

Technologies to manage water, sanitation in SA

Jun 18, 2015

South Africa’s Water & Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is working on completing a comprehensive water plan for South Africa to manage the country’s scarce resource.