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Woman held at SA airport for rhino horn smuggling

South African police on Wednesday, 26 July, arrested a 24-year-old woman with 20kg of rhino horn before boarding a flight bound for Hong Kong, a spokesman said

14 hours ago

Earth's 2017 resource 'budget' spent by next week: report

Humanity will have used up its allowance of planetary resources such as water, soil, and clean air for all of 2017 by next week, said a report Tuesday, 25 July

14 hours ago

#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up

Skills development and job creation not-for-profit Learn to Earn South Africa has been offering “a hand up, not a hand out” to the unemployed in underprivileged communities for almost 30 years

By Shan Radcliffe 9 hours ago

A 10-point plan to accelerate orderly land reform in South Africa

A more than 365-year history of colonialism and apartheid have indelibly affected land, heritage and human rights in South Africa

By Professor Quinton Johnson 1 day ago

Business, emerging economies take on leadership role in addressing climate change

Board-level engagement on climate change remains high. This is according to a recent survey issued by PwC on the challenges around climate change

1 day ago

Recent rainfall has had little impact as CT continues to face drought crisis

The drought conditions experienced in Cape Town has become the new normal for the city as a water-scarce region

1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

Smart businesses are seeing the value in sustainable waste management

A growing global trend has been observed of businesses beginning to incorporate the handling and disposal of waste into their core sustainability values

By Jennifer Couperthwaite 2 days ago

Celebrating a great man's legacy

On 18 July 2017 South Africans from all walks of life celebrated Mandela Day. For 2017, Cipla's week-long campaign kicked off on 12 July with its awesome Mandela Day team hard at work packing over 900 food hampers

Issued by Cipla 2 days ago

#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of good

Natasha Reuben, head of transformation at Dell tells us more about the 2020 Legacy of Good plan and how the company is making a difference through technology

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

Slight decrease in rhino poaching stats

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says there has been a slight decrease in the number of rhinos poached nationally between January and June this year

2 days ago

#CSIMonth: How the Seychelles is restoring its marine ecosystem through coral farming

We are all familiar with the expression ‘green fingers', however, in the Indian Ocean Island of Seychelles it would probably be more fitting to say ‘reef fingers'

3 days ago

Landowners called to report invasive plants

Landowners who have listed invasive species must notify any relevant competent authority, in writing, of the listed invasive species occurring on that land

3 days ago

How big business can help small entrepreneurs excel

A targeted programme to assist black entrepreneurs set up small businesses and co-operatives will fill a gap in the assistance currently offered to black industrialists

By Tommy Strydom 3 days ago

Can tourism alleviate global poverty?

Wouldn't it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming

By Susanne Becken 3 days ago

Hulisani bets on wind tower firm

Hulisani has made its third acquisition in three months by injecting R82.5m into wind tower manufacturer GRI Wind Steel SA

3 days ago

Drought and business: more action, less rhetoric

As a result of the drought, businesses in towns or cities do not have secure access to water to carry out their operations

By Dr Jo Burgess 3 days ago

Why adopting biodegradable plastic bags in Kenya may not work

There's been a great deal of contention and debate in Kenya over what should be used to replace plastic bags following the country's announcement that it's banning them

By Leah Oyake-Ombis 3 days ago

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Hybrid burgers for the health and environmentally conscious

Sonic is to launch hybrid burgers that could potentially be a game changer in the fast food chain industry.

By Bongani Shweni 10 Jul 2017

Electric vehicles inefficient way to reduce CO2 emissions: study

Subsidising the purchase of electric cars in Canada is an inefficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that is not cost effective, according to a Montreal Economic Institute study released on Thursday, 22 June.

26 Jun 2017

AGT Foods CEO scoops EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 title

President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib, was picked from 59 individuals representing 49 countries and named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. He was chosen not only for his success in building a business empire focused on providing vegetable protein to the developing world, but also for helping to feed refugees.

20 Jun 2017

Self-financing modular homes for the rural poor

India houses the largest proportion of the global poor with no access to adequate housing and electricity.

By Bongani Shweni 15 Jun 2017

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