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Over 600 poachers, traffickers arrested

The number of poachers and traffickers arrested for rhino-related poaching offences in South Africa has doubled...

45 minutes ago

We've calculated the environmental cost of a loaf of bread – and what to do about it

What does a staple food such as bread have to do with global warming?

By Peter Horton 4 hours ago

Bay's water crisis worsens

Nelson Mandela Bay is on the brink of being declared a disaster area, with the city's overall dam levels sitting at a combined capacity of 49%, despite strict water restrictions being in place...

By Avuyile Mngxitama-Diko 5 hours ago

Sale of donkeys now prohibited on Gumtree SA

Gumtree South Africa has taken the decision to prohibit all advertisements for live donkeys and donkey hides on the site...

4 hours ago

Ceres Fruit Growers environmental practices bearing fruit

The sustainability efforts of Ceres Fruit Growers is bearing fruit - saving the environment and the bottom line in the process...

4 hours ago

Public invited to comment on draft regulations

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has invited any interested parties to submit written comments on the draft regulations on the reclamation of land from coastal waters...

19 hours ago

Access a world of funding via Inyathelo's Funding Finder service

Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement, has a Funding Finder service which enables grant seekers to access details of nearly 1100 South African donors...

1 day ago

First group graduates from GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme

The GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme recently saw the graduation of its first 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa.

1 day ago

GSMA report encourages government policies for inclusive digital economies

The GSMA has released its Embracing the Digital Revolution: Policies for Building the Digital Economy report which encourages governments to pursue policies that incentivise investment and promote development of digital economies...

1 day ago

Gauteng lifts water restrictions

Water restrictions will be lifted in Gauteng on Monday, 27 February, as the Vaal Dam fills up...

By Katharine Child 1 day ago

FCFA report provides climate information for Africa

Future Climate for Africa released a report late last year that provides scientific information about the continent's changing climate, equipping decision-makers to plan better...

1 day ago

Woolworths exceeds R100m fundraising target for education

Woolworths has announced it has raised R104.9 million for its MySchool ‘Raise R100 million for Education' campaign, exceeding the original target...

24 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Technology changing the lives of newborns

I recently attended an event at Groote Schuur Hospital to celebrate the fantastic patient management solution T-Systems and the Wayde Dreamer Foundation have designed...

By Ilse van den Berg 24 Feb 2017

SA's paper recycling recovery rate on par with developed countries

In the 2000, the Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA) reported a 38% paper recovery rate, rising to 59% in 2011. The association had projected paper recycling rates to increase to 63% by the end of 2017 but by December 2015 the paper and paper packaging industry exceeded this with 66% of the nation's recoverable paper and cardboard being recovered for recycling during 2015...

24 Feb 2017

Indian Ocean Dipole: The obscure climate phenomenon driving drought

An obscure climate phenomenon in the Indian Ocean is contributing to an East Africa drought that is threatening the lives of millions of people, as famine looms...

By Jared Ferrie 3 days ago

Sustainable African businesses can help unlock $1tn in new market value

A recently released report, African Better Business, Better World puts African CEOs and entrepreneurs in the spotlight as drivers of a sustainable future...

24 Feb 2017

R17m skills programme to empower youth

A newly launched R17m skills programme is expected to enhance the employability of people, especially the youth, from poor backgrounds and those that are referred to as the missing middle...

24 Feb 2017

Students harness the sun to purify water

This device could aid households that only have access to contaminated water...

By Emile Uys 24 Feb 2017

How to collect better data to design better development: new training course in Joburg and Cape Town

Creative Consulting & Development Works has launched a training series to impart skills, kickstart rich conversations about creative evaluation practices, and use these to design more purposeful development programmes...

Issued by Creative Consulting & Development Works 23 Feb 2017

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