Category: Environment

SOUTH AFRICA DROPS NUCLEAR, ADDS RENEWABLES IN ENERGY PLAN

SOUTH AFRICA DROPS NUCLEAR, ADDS RENEWABLES IN ENERGY PLAN

South Africa has dropped proposals to boost supply from nuclear plants in its latest energy blueprint and will increasingly harness renewable sources ...
SEVEN FEARED DEAD IN GAS BLAST IN ACCRA GHANA

SEVEN FEARED DEAD IN GAS BLAST IN ACCRA GHANA

The explosion began at a state-owned GOIL liquefied natural gas station and spread to a Total petrol station across the street, sending a giant fireba...
Giraffe facing extinction after devastating decline, experts warn

Giraffe facing extinction after devastating decline, experts warn

The world’s tallest animal is at risk of extinction after suffering a devastating decline in numbers, with 40% of giraffes lost in the last 30 yea...
Johannesburg Flash Floods

Johannesburg Flash Floods

Flash floods across the greater Johannesburg area on 9 November have left motorists without cars and businesses counting the costs of the damages incu...
How Nollywood got ready for its close-up on the global film festival stage

How Nollywood got ready for its close-up on the global film festival stage

At times it feels like Nollywood has been around forever, such has been the Nigerian movie business’ impact on pan-African pop cultures and awareness ...
Efficient cookstoves save trees – and chickens – in Kenya

Efficient cookstoves save trees – and chickens – in Kenya

GICHANGI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmers in Kenya's Laikipia County have found a clever way to reduce their use of wood for fuel while r...
Off South Africa’s coast, great white sharks are threatened

Off South Africa’s coast, great white sharks are threatened

GANSBAAI, South Africa — On the edge of a boat off this coastal village, Michael Rutzen stubs his cigarette into a soda can and stares pensively out t...
Why the world would end without health care providers

Why the world would end without health care providers

The only health care solution resources you will ever need. The unconventional guide to primary preventions. How not knowing cholesterol levels makes ...