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With the 4th Annual Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit less than 3 weeks away,  Bertrand Belben, Head of East Africa Business Development, InfraCo Africa has announced his Roundtable debate topic. "Delivering off-grid #power in sub-Saharan Africa, the next big challenges for developers and governments." The SSA Power Summit separates itself…
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 15:00

GLAD Brings You Food for Thought on World Food Day 2018

Written by Jodi Lynn
Being the face of “Saving Good Food from Going Bad”, GLAD is highlighting the importance of World Food Day on the 16th of October 2018. In South Africa, approximately one third of the food produced annually (approximately 31 million tonnes) gets wasted. The energy wasted every year in South Africa…
Thousands of South Africans rolled up their sleeves, put on their rubber gloves and took to the beaches on Saturday, 15 September 2018 as part of the first World Clean-up Day - the largest peacetime civic action in human history. Stretching across 24 different time zones, involving 144 countries and…
Marleze van Loggerenberg, Head of Business Development, Africa, Wipro Limited announces Keynote Presentation topic for the upcoming Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2018: "Transforming Utilities in Emerging Markets through #Disruptive #Technology" The SSA Power Summit separates itself from traditional conferences and exhibitions. There are no booths or exhibition halls at…
In October 2018, Cape Town, South Africa will play host to Sub-Saharan Africa’s No.1 Business to Business Power event. This year the Société Nationale d'Électricité SNEL Directeur Général, Jean-Bosco Kayombo Kayan  will join the VIP delegation at the 4th Annual Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2018, which takes place between October 17th-19th…
Monday, 17 September 2018 11:11

Mr Wise launches Engen KlevaKidz in the Eastern Cape

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The annual Engen KlevaKidz launched in the Eastern Cape this month with super hero safety educator, Mr Wise in the starring role. KlevaKidz is an educational campaign that uses industrial theatre to engage and educate learners across South Africa about the importance of paraffin safety.Engen KlevaKidz 2018 launched in Mnyama at Mjaliswa Junior…
“You can't change the world; you can't fix the whole environment. But you can recycle.” Patti Smith, musician Tsogo Sun and Montecasino, in partnership with Miss Earth South Africa, hosted a Waste Dialogue at the Montecasino Recycling Depot on Thursday, 13 September during Clean-up and Recycle SA Week, to discuss…
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 08:40

Update on the Western Cape water situation

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Ratau further says water restrictions imposed by the National Government will remain in place and only be reviewed once the average Western Cape provincial dam level reaches 85% PRETORIA, South Africa, September 12, 2018/ -- The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) welcomes the much needed rains which fell in…
The global energy industry has been experiencing a radical transformation in recent years CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 6, 2018/ -- Speaking on Africa’s hydrocarbon development, Niall Kramer, CEO, South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA) said, “Growing a gas economy in South Africa and regionally is imperative. We need…
Sunday, 09 September 2018 16:18

A Plant to recycle coffee waste into Biofuels

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Verda Waste – a South African recycling company is building a plant that will process coffee waste into biofuels. The company plans to be in the forefront of industrializing the process of converting waste coffee grounds into biofuels by recycling 17 million kg/year of spent coffee grounds into 1.8 million…
Vietnam is the worlds largest recipient of illegal rhino horn from South Africa. To reduce rhino horn consumption and therefore demand, Wilderness Foundation Africa is working with school-going Vietnamese youngsters to create a generation of ambassadors who will grow up to be in a position to influence their peers, parents and families…
PRETORIA, South Africa, September 4, 2018/ -- The Department of Tourism is pleased to announce the addition of support for water efficiency measures in the Hospitality Industry to the third window application period of the Green Tourism Incentive Programme (GTIP), which opens from 1 September to 30 November 2018.In partnership…

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