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Communities urged to harvest rain water

The Department of Water and Sanitation has appealed to rural communities, who don’t have access to potable water, to take the opportunity of harvesting rain water during summer to sustain them through dry conditions. … [Read more...]

SA’s water storage stable

Despite a week-long absence of rain in major parts of the country, South Africa’s national water storage is stable. … [Read more...]

SA gives Sustainable Development thumbs up

New York – South Africa has endorsed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of bold new Global Goals, President Jacob Zuma told world leaders at the 70th session of the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York, on … [Read more...]

Hydro fuel cell technology to power parks

The Department of Science and Technology says proposals are on the cards to consider using hydro fuel cell technology to power-up some of the agri parks that President Jacob Zuma announced during his State of the Nation Address. … [Read more...]

Rhinos poached reaches 1000

The number of rhinos poached this year has tipped the 1000 mark, the Department of Environmental Affairs announced on Thursday. … [Read more...]

Wind, solar power to provide electricity

East London - Wind and solar-generated power will form the backbone of a provincial government programme to provide disadvantaged people in rural Eastern Cape with electricity. … [Read more...]

Business comes together for climate change

Business comes together for climate change, Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau says new partnerships are needed across various sectors to address the ever-present challenge of climate change. … [Read more...]

Update on energy programmes

The Department of Energy (DoE) on Thursday gave an update on programmes and projects presented in its 2013/14 budget vote speech. … [Read more...]

Initiatives to be celebrated on Arbor Day

Pretoria – The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, will on Tuesday attend Arbor Day celebrations at the eThekwini Municipality at Mpumalanga stadium in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal. … [Read more...]

SA, EU vow to tackle employment

Pretoria - The 6th South Africa-European Union (SA-EU) Summit ended on Thursday, with leaders in agreement that joint programmes were needed to address the common challenge of job creation. … [Read more...]