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“If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.” Author Hal Borland Twenty food trees were planted at Witkoppen Primary School on William Nicol Drive in Fourways in celebration of National Arbour Week 2018 (1-7 September) on 31 August by Tsogo Sun (https://www.tsogosun.com) and its environmental partner,…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 28, 2018/ -- The inclusion of new coal in the updated draft Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP) will cost South Africa close to R20 billion more than we need to spend, and will make electricity more expensive for all South Africans. If the Department of…
PRETORIA, South Africa, August 29, 2018/ -- The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) is frustrated and disappointed again at the failure of Eskom to respond to committee questions on expansions and deviations in the 4th quarter of the 2017/2018 financial year. Although there is progress from the last meeting…
Engen’s “With us you are Number One” brand promise took on a new meaning when a brave Table View petrol attendant, without a thought for his own safety, rushed to the defence of an elderly woman being attacked and robbed. Lawrence Kananji, originally from Malawi and now a petrol attendant…
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 16:02

Buffalo Herd Increases

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Following the recent acquisition of Inverdoorn Private Game Reserve in the Western Cape, Aquila Private Game Reserve and Spa was elated to welcome a new calf to the buffalo herd. Aquila teams sat and watched as the adorable new addition to the herd was personally greeted by each female zebra…
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:40

WORLD CLEANUP DAY 2018

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Plastics|SA is proud to be partnering with Let’s Do It! Africa in the first ever World Cleanup Day that will be taking place on Saturday, 15 September 2018, by providing resources towards the biggest, global cleanup event that the world has ever witnessed.   On this day, more than 150…
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 08:58

Tsogo Sun goes strawless

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Adding its voice and substantial national presence to the global #nostraw campaign, Tsogo Sun will no longer be serving straws at any of its over 100 hotels (https://www.tsogosun.com/hotels) and 13 entertainment destinations (https://www.tsogosun.com/gaming-and-casinos) around the country. Plastic straws, which are not bio-degradable and are generally used for less than 20…
GreenX Note II is Vantage GreenX’s second generation renewable energy debt fund JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 13, 2018/ -- Vantage GreenX Fund Managers announced today that through its second renewable energy fund, Vantage GreenX Note II, it has provided R2.05bn of funding to a combination of six solar and wind…
Entries are now open for the country’s most prestigious accolade for sustainable restaurants. Launched in 2016 as a first for South Africa, the Eat Out Woolworths Sustainability Award acknowledges a restaurant that brings its customers seasonal, local and responsibly produced food. “We launched the award to acknowledge the one restaurant…
Bidvest Laundry Is Committed To Protecting The Environment The world we find ourselves in requires us to be more conscious of our impact on the environment. At Bidvest Laundry, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint by making responsible business choices. Since 2010 we have been adopting practices to…
Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2018 #SSAPOW18 | 17th – 19th October 2018 | Cape Town, South Africa. “Alleviating Power Challenges in Southern Africa through Innovative Investments, Technologies & Solutions”  In October 2018, Cape Town, South Africa will play host to Sub-Saharan Africa’s No.1 Business to Business Power event. The SSA…
“Can utilities remain relevant, effective and lead the African energy revolution?”A brand new study into the future of African power utilities and the challenges they face has highlighted four possible scenarios of what the continent’s energy sector will look like by the year 2030. In the whitepaper, titled: “The Future…

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