Africa's leading CEO's empower youth employment for the digital age
Africa's leading CEO's empower youth employment for the digital age

"Achieving a digital economy workforce of tomorrow"

Issued by PAWA Africa 14 hours ago

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Over half of South Africans focus social and environmental issues

The majority of South African investors are now placing more importance on environmental (58%) and social issues (55%) than before the Covid-19 pandemic, while calling for greater sustainability-focused performance data.

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South Africa's recycling sector gets tech boost
South Africa's recycling sector gets tech boost

PET plastic producer responsibility organisation (PRO) Petco is rolling out the BanQu technology further to recycling buy-back centres across the country in a move set to "revolutionise" how recyclable materials are traded, tracked and traced in...

16 hours ago

Water-poor Egypt eyes quadrupling desalination capacity in five years
Water-poor Egypt eyes quadrupling desalination capacity in five years

Water-scarce Egypt aims to more than quadruple desalination capacity by granting private companies concessions from its sovereign wealth fund to build 17 plants over the next five years with sustainable solar energy.

By Patrick Werr 17 hours ago

Castle Lite now brewing beer using renewable energy
Castle Lite now brewing beer using renewable energy

To rise above South Africa's energy supply disruptions caused by loadshedding, beer brand Castle Lite is reducing its reliance on the national grid and making the switch to renewable energy to brew its beer.

17 hours ago

Public Sector Leaders (PSL) celebrates transport and marine dynamics this October!
Public Sector Leaders (PSL) celebrates transport and marine dynamics this October!

Inside this edition: During October we celebrate Transport Month and Marine Month, and in this edition of Public Sector Leaders you will find a bouquet of articles covering not...

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

Africa calls for climate finance tracker after donors fall short
Africa calls for climate finance tracker after donors fall short

African countries want a new system to track funding from wealthy nations that are failing to meet a $100-bn annual target to help the developing world tackle climate change, Africa's lead climate negotiator said.

By Alessandra Prentice 1 day ago

Sanedi spotlights building energy performance ahead of COP26
Sanedi spotlights building energy performance ahead of COP26

Ahead of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) next month, the South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) is placing emphasis on the decarbonisation of commercial buildings.

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'It's our stuff': Consumers wage right-to-repair revolution

James Sampson runs a tech repair shop in suburban Washington D.C. - fixing wayward phones and lagging laptops - and sees his tiny store as one part of a brave, new consumer rights revolution that can protect the planet, too.

By Carey L. Biron and Umberto Bacchi 2 days ago

Sappi collaborates with WWF-SA for water security
Sappi collaborates with WWF-SA for water security

Sappi has entered into a Water Stewardship agreement with WWF-SA (World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa), aimed at improving the water security in the uMkhomazi catchment area. With its significant manufacturing and forestry footprint in this...

Issued by Sappi 2 days ago

Africa's glaciers to melt, millions of poor face drought, floods, UN says
Africa's glaciers to melt, millions of poor face drought, floods, UN says

Africa's fabled eastern glaciers will vanish in two decades, 118 million poor people face immanent drought, floods or extreme heat, and climate change could also shave 3% off continental GDP by mid-century, the UN climate agency warned on Tuesday, 19...

By Tim Cocks 2 days ago

Parents must demand safeguarding policies to protect children from abuse
Parents must demand safeguarding policies to protect children from abuse

South Africa has some of the best reactive, but poorest proactive legislation around sexual abuse in the world, contributing to inordinately high incidents of rape and related crimes.

Issued by Leap Communications 3 days ago

Cape Town fights alien trees threatening its water supply, biodiversity
Cape Town fights alien trees threatening its water supply, biodiversity

In South Africa's Franschhoek mountains, a helicopter drops off abseilers to cut down invasive pine trees that are choking off water supplies to millions of Cape Town residents already facing climate change-induced shortages.

By Wendell Roelf 3 days ago




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