January 21, 2020


Five faces of genocide revealed

indigenous day

To mark UN Indigenous Day on August 9, Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, reveals five tribal peoples who have been victims of genocide during the 20th century – and warns of a potential genocide in the 21st. [Read more…]

Bluebird Press Launch Unveiling

Bluebird Eletric Car

Bluebird Eletric Car

One of the largest and most varied sustainable and eco-friendly motoring events take places at the internationally renowned National Motor Museum, Beaulieu this year and will be the occasion for the world exclusive unveiling of two new Bluebird cars. The Bluebird name is synonymous with cutting-edge technology and record-breaking, a tradition continued by Don Wales, grandson of Sir Malcolm Campbell and nephew of Donald Campbell. [Read more…]

Amazon Indian to climb Ben Nevis

Nixiwaka Yawanawa

Nixiwaka Yawanawa

Nixiwaka Yawanawá, a 26-year-old Yawanawá Indian from Brazil, is set to be the first Amazon Indian to climb Ben Nevis – the highest point in the British Isles. [Read more…]

Energy Turns Out To Be Expensive

Wind Turbine

Wind Turbine

“Free” Energy Turns Out To Be Expensive

A new study by the UK’s Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) shows that wind farms are much less viable than expected. The assumptions used for planning new installations and subsidy programmes are hopelessly optimistic. [Read more…]

Govt needs to be tough on air polluters

Rusteburg – Air pollution is still a scourge confronting South Africa, says Water and Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice……
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Renewable energy programme

Pretoria – The Department of Energy says it is expecting R47 billion to be invested in the country through Window 1 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP). The department introduced the REIPPP in August 2011, with the first bid submission for Window 1 scheduled for 4 November 2011. The outline for the […]

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Search For Electric Racing Car Designers

Drayson Racing Technologies (DRT), the company behind the 200 mph B12/69EV all-electric racing car that recently set a new electric record at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, is launching a unique competition with the Royal College of Art’s prestigious Vehicle Design programme in London. The competition will see first year MA students competin…
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DBSA approves R9.6bn for renewable energy projects

Pretoria – The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has approved loan facilities of R9.6 billion for renewable energy projects.

The loan will……
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SA appointed LMMC chair

Pretoria – South Africa has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Group of Like Minded Megadiverse Countries (LMMC’s) for a period of two……
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Land grabs in Ethiopia

Violent land grabs in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley are displacing tribes and preventing them from cultivating their land, leaving thousands of people hungry and ‘waiting to die’. As the world prepares to raise awareness of the issues behind poverty and hunger on October 16 (World Food Day), Ethiopia continues to jeopardize the food security an…
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