Air Pollution

Durban smokestacks back in court

Engen will oppose the application by civil rights nonproft Right2Know to be a friend of the court in the precedent-setting case

Air pollution costs $2.9 trillion a year — NGO

The new figure is in line with World Health Organisation estimates of 4.2 million deaths each year linked to ground-level air pollution, mostly from heart disease, stroke, lung cancer and acute respiratory infections in children

Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Here are the implications the Australian fires might have on tennis players as they gear up for the first grand slam of the new decade

Polluting power plant faces closure

The environment department has lost patience with Eskom’s defiance of air pollution regulations

Climate change is also a health crisis

"Future efforts must reflect the real costs of our fossil fuel economy and aid those most affected."

‘We will continue to strike against climate change’

People of all ages must challenge governments and fossil fuel industries to do more than pay lip service to the global crisis

Planned fossil fuel output swamps Paris climate goals

The 2015 Paris Agreement calls for blocking global warming at well below 2C, and 1.5C if possible

Mongolia’s new ‘cleaner’ fuel linked to deaths, illness

The Mongolian government is trying to battle dangerous smog levels in one of the world's most polluted cities by trying to offer replacements for coal

Delhi health crisis linked to urbanisation

As the city expands, the state’s provision of infrastructure and basic services lags behind

Millions in Indian capital endure ‘eye-burning’ smog

A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning

Political leadership is in a mess

Ironically enough, a potent drive for reform of the capitalist system will come from the private sector

Rivers die after oil, chemical spill

A disastrous oil and chemical spill at Willowton Oils in Pietermaritzburg has devastated the Msunduzi and Umgeni and harmed those who depend on it

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories