Author

 
Richard Davies

Richard Davies

    Department points out 'merits' of controlled fracking
    Department points out 'merits' of controlled fracking
    There is "merit" in carrying out some hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for shale gas in the Karoo, environmental affairs director general Nosipho...
    Police management take a beating in Parliament
    Police management take a beating in Parliament
    The chairperson of Parliament's portfolio committee on police on Tuesday called into question the integrity and competence of South African Police...
    Eskom, Sasol sound warning over water supply
    Eskom, Sasol sound warning over water supply
    One big drought in the Vaal River catchment area over the next eight years could jeopardise the region's agricultural and industrial output, senior...
    Lagging water infrastructure is holding Africa back
    Lagging water infrastructure is holding Africa back
    A failure to invest in water infrastructure is holding back the economies of many sub-Saharan countries, African Ministers' Council on Water...
    Mulder shakes the hornet's nest on land ownership
    Mulder shakes the hornet's nest on land ownership
    Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder gave the hornet's nest on land ownership a sharp political poke in Parliament on Wednesday when he...
    South Africa eyes SKA telescope with bated breath
    South Africa eyes SKA telescope with bated breath
    April 4 is a red letter day on South Africa's investment calendar.
    Zuma urges 'balanced' outcome at COP17
    Zuma urges 'balanced' outcome at COP17
    President Jacob Zuma urged delegates at the United Nations climate summit on Monday to work for an outcome that was "balanced, fair and...
    Hundreds lash out at secrecy Bill
    Hundreds lash out at secrecy Bill
    South African politicians on Saturday joined hundreds of people who marched outside Parliament to protest against the controversial secrecy Bill...
    HIV rate outpacing prevention, says Motlanthe
    HIV rate outpacing prevention, says Motlanthe
    The rate of new HIV infections continues to outpace prevention efforts, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said on Thursday.
    Unions warn of job losses in Walmart-Massmart merger
    Unions warn of job losses in Walmart-Massmart merger
    The South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers' Union (Saccawu) says that while it supports foreign direct investment in the South...
    Magnus Malan dies 'peacefully' at 81
    Magnus Malan dies 'peacefully' at 81
    Former apartheid-era defence minister Magnus Malan died at the age of 81 on Monday morning, his family said.
    Apartheid-era defence minister Magnus Malan dies
    Apartheid-era defence minister Magnus Malan dies
    Former apartheid-era defence minister Magnus Malan died at the age of 81 on Monday morning, his family said.