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Bolsonaro vows to fight ‘illegal deforestation’ in Brazil

The president has previously floated the idea of opening up protected rainforest areas to agriculture, a highly controversial move

Eskom: From fail to bail to auction block

A Greenpeace report outlines ways Eskom can adopt green technology and save itself financially

China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos

In mainland China, imports of plastic waste have dropped from 600 000 tonnes per month in 2016 to about 30 000 a month in 2018

NGOs launch legal action against France over climate

The NGOs allege that France, where greenhouse gas emissions rose again in 2015, has not met its short-term climate objectives

UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos

Earth's surface has warmed 1°C and is on track toward an unliveable 3°C or 4°C rise

Rid South Africa’s electricity plan of coal-fired power

At present, almost 90% of South Africa’s electricity mix consists of coal, but many of these plants fail to meet the required emission standards

Africa buys into nuclear dream

The continent’s three largest economies are all being courted by Russia’s Rosatom

Five years after Fukushima, SA hasn’t learned its lesson

A severe nuclear accident can happen anywhere, and its impact extends over great distances. The socioeconomic consequences are significant.

Greenpeace director not shocked by leaked intelligence on him

"What hurts is that my government might have been engaging in surveillance on me and may have shared that, upon request, with South Korea," he said.

Greenpeace red-faced after staffer’s costly speculation

Greenpeace has suffered large losses after an employee speculated on currency markets.

Pussy Riot members could be freed under amnesty

Two members of punk protest band Pussy Riot could be freed from prison under an amnesty proposed by Russia's President Vladimir Putin, say lawyers.

Freed Arctic 30 activist would risk freedom again

Briton Anthony Perrett says the Greenpeace arrests highlighted the issue of climate change as he tells of his two months in jail.

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Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

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