International Energy Agency

No plan as coal jobs go extinct

Globally, energy workers are being helped to transition into new positions. SA lags behind

Powering Africa up: A low-carbon energy future is needed

There are large off-grid opportunities that countries need to encourage to reach more people at a faster rate

Six bold ideas to accelerate sustainable energy innovation

Substantial acceleration in sustainable energy innovation is needed now

Wits Business School addresses the energy sector skills shortage

An MA and a postgraduate diploma in the field of Energy Leadership will be launched in January 2019

Clean energy crucial for poor countries

Oil importing costs have outweighed overseas financial aid received by developing countries in Africa, highlighting why Africa needs clean energy.

Iran lashes out at Western motives

Iran has condemned what it calls the use of oil as a political tool against producers, referring to Western sanctions over Tehran's nuclear programme.

Tight budgets put a damper on renewables investment

Experts are warning that a global economic slowdown and the eurozone debt crisis have curbed government investment in renewable energy.

SA nuclear power could be worth at least R1-trillion

Energy Minister Dipuo Peters has confirmed that a tender proposal for 9600 MW of nuclear power could be worth at least R1-trillion.

International Energy Agency brings SA in from the cold

The energy department will sign an agreement with the International Energy Agency on Monday that will help drive energy efficiency in South Africa.

A spoonful of sugar (could) make the world go around

The current frank discussions internationally and in South Africa on the role of biofuels are both timely and welcome, writes <b>Emile van Zyl</b>.

Energy efficiency a key driver of ABB products and services

Concern about the risk of climate change is growing. It requires action by governments, industry and consumers to reduce carbon emissions.

Emissions turn heat on COP17

Evidence that greenhouse gas emissions last year were the highest in history has put pressure on South African negotiators.


More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

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