Biodiversity

Our wonderful wetlands need protection now

Humanity is amazed by our natural world but fails to value its importance to our survival

Africa must tell the rest of the world that we are not their dumping ground

The continent has long received more than its fair share of the world’s toxic waste, endangering the health of people who are exposed to it

Africa’s genetic material is still being misused

Legislation as well as academic research governance bodies have failed to safeguard the rights of participants from Africa in genomics research.

Africa’s path to sustainable prosperity must move in step with environmental action

The African Ministerial Conference on the Environment wraps up in Durban today. It will hopefully provide solutions that will have tangible effects

Repairing ecosystems is costly, but doing nothing is criminal

The international ecological restoration conference takes place in Cape Town next week

How we can restore our ecosystems

To secure our long-term future, we need to move away from an extractive, transactional economy

Planet Earth: Declare an emergency

Humans must urgently redefine a good quality life — and it should not include buying stuff

The fossil fuel industry is killing our future

Allowing offshore hydrocarbon exploration betrays government’s compact with the youth

Unstoppable momentum of habitat loss could compromise sustainable life on Earth

Tough decisions ahead for humankind, if we hope to save the planet

The fate of unique species in Tanzania’s coastal forests hangs in the balance

Tanzania faces the challenge of conserving forests in a developing country with a rapidly expanding population.

Woody plants on the march: Trees and shrubs are encroaching across Africa

Woody plants' cover has increased across large swathes of the continent in the past three decades

Deforestation in tropical Africa is not as bad as previously thought

Tropical deforestation can release a huge amount of carbon into the atmosphere, contributing to climate change

Latest

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

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