Conservation

World’s most advanced ocean research vehicle

The state-of-the-art vessel will accommodate 60 scientists and 30 crew

No single nation has the capacity

'The oceans are a global savings account from which we keep making only withdrawals'

On protecting wildlife, SADC is leading the way

As leaders meet in London to discuss how to combat the illegal wildlife trade, maybe they should learn some lessons from southern Africa

Greening Awards: Editor’s Note and Categories

There is always hope for a better world

Community Conservation and Resilience

Winner: Aller River Pilot Project

The tusk at hand: SA begins great elephant trek

Two hundred elephants will be transferred from a Limpopo nature reserve to Mozambique in an effort to restore elephant populations there

Public-private partnerships crucial for SA’s national parks

Tourism is becoming an increasingly important mainstay of the South African economy

Protecting African wildlife

TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Emerging Researcher through research and its outputs by an individual

New tech is revolutionising ecology, conservation

From tiny sensors that can be fitted to animals, to swarms of remotely-piloted drones, researchers have a host of new ways to study the natural world

Caught on camera: Large mammals are back in Gabon’s Batéké Park

Camera traps in the Batéké Plateau National Park in Gabon are showing some interesting finds.

Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania

A new study is finding that community-based wildlife conservation can quickly result in clear ecological success.

​Gauteng approves abattoir, threatening Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve

Authorisation for a new slaughterhouse, next to a Unesco site, has brought to a halt attempts to protect one of Gauteng’s last natural landscapes.

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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