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Radisson Blu contributing to SDGs with Blu Planet for Meetings

To make meetings carbon-free at Radisson Blu hotels worldwide by the end of the year, the hotel brand is launching Blu Planet for Meetings...

20 hours ago

Murimi-Umlimi app boost for farmers

Dubbed Murimi-Umlimi, the app seeks to impart valuable farming advice and information to farmers that are not always available on their farms...

3 days ago

How streets can help bridge social and spatial divides

I recently had a very inspiring conversation with Marcela Guerrero Casas, co-founder and MD of Open Streets Cape Town about the power of streets and its ability to bridge social and spatial divides...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Community protest at LIV Village

LIV Village, a charitable organisation that Private Property has been a supporter of since its inception, was the target of protests by members of the neighbouring Cottonlands community...

Issued by Private Property 25 May 2017

Jump in renewable energy jobs worldwide: agency

The renewable energy sector employed 9.8-million people worldwide in 2016, almost twice as many as in 2012, the Abu Dhabi-based International Renewable Energy Agency said on Wednesday, 24 May...

24 May 2017

Resistance to hydropower is evaporating as science takes centre stage

Big dams have a bad reputation. They're often associated with social disruption and environmental damage...

By Mike Muller 23 May 2017

Eastern Cape invests R68m in social housing project

A total of R68m has been invested to refurbish an old Port Elizabeth building into a social housing project, says the Eastern Cape Human Settlements Department...

23 May 2017

A heroic day for the Sandton SPCA

On a fund-raising initiative for the Sandton SPCA on Free Comic Book Day, Global Access helped spread information and knowledge around the SPCA using their interactive technology, Sensanetik...

Issued by Global Access 22 May 2017

Reducing carbon footprint of the built world with Solidiatech

Eco-friendliness can be achieved even in the granules with which we construct buildings...

By Emile Uys 22 May 2017

#AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency

One of the many pertinent questions asked at this year's African Utility Week was...

By Sindy Peters 22 May 2017

SA participates in national urban policy conference

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs deputy minister Andries Nel participated in the Second International Conference on National Urban Policy in France...

22 May 2017

CT appoints first chief resilience officer

The City of Cape Town has appointed Craig Kesson as its first chief resilience officer...

19 May 2017

Tracking a decade of trends in SA's CSI space

According to Trialogue director Cathy Duff, despite uncertainty and tougher trading conditions in almost every sector of the economy...

19 May 2017

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International

Highly contagious disease can decimate tilapia populations

A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world's most important fish species for human consumption. According to a special alert issued by FAO's Global Information and Early Warnings Systems, the outbreak should be treated with concern and countries importing tilapias should take appropriate risk management measures by intensifying diagnostics testing, enforcing health certificates, deploying quarantine measures and developing contingency plans.

18 hours ago

Introducing the Greenhouse In a Box

In recent years, global warming has lead to a rapidly changing climate in India, temperatures across the country have reached soaring highs, negatively affecting the crops of many farmers. In fact, farmer suicides in India reached over 8,000 in 2015 as a result of this. Now, a farming technology startup named Kheyti is hoping to remedy this with their Greenhouse in a Box (GIB).

16 May 2017

Ad awards prioritise humanity

Body language. Advertising in its simplest form is a brand's flirtation with a person. The way a brand makes a human feel will determine the relationship that follows between brand and consumer.

By Suhana Gordhan 11 May 2017

#OneShow2017: That South African One Show direct link

FCB Africa's creative director, Suhana Gordhan, shares exclusive insights into judging the One Show's direct marketing entries and how even this reflects the organisation's strong drive for better diversity across the industry.

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2017

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