Hydropower

Be bold, Cyril, even if it’s politically risky

He must end the Mantashe problem and execute his strategy rather than keep the ANC onside

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late

Tensions around the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam must be resolved before the dam comes online

Hydropower is Africa’s big gamble

African states have bet big on huge hydroelectric plants, but climate change is threatening rainfall

The Grand Inga delusion

The huge hydroelectric project is part of South African foreign policy, even though it makes little economic or environmental sense

New reality alters energy plans

Hydro power and gas in nearby countries have brought about a shift in South Africa's schemes.

Water can close South Africa’s electricity gap

Hydropower is a viable alternative to fossil fuels, but South Africa is not realising the benefits of using water to generate energy.

River could light up the continent

New hydropower projects in the DRC will benefit big users, but locals might be left off the grid.

DRC waits on funding for world’s largest hydropower project

The dream of harnessing the DRC's mighty Congo River has moved closer, and South Africa has pledged to buy half of the power it generates.

Black cloud over China’s green growth

China making huge strides in using green energy but coal consumption continues to increase.

SA, DRC in talks on reviving hydropower project

SA is talking to the DRC to revive a stalled hydropower project on the Congo River, Energy Minister Dipuo Peters said on Tuesday.

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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