This comes as Karpowership secures authorisation for Saldanha Bay project
Barbara Creecy gives the Turkish company another opportunity to proceed with its application to provide power to South Africa from Richards Bay
The national energy regulator believes gas projects will help reduce load-shedding
Furthermore, each time a black person speaks openly about race it is mistaken for a confrontation. Perhaps black people themselves are not socialised to be confrontational towards whites.
Coal orders from Europe have increased in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but dysfunctional local infrastructure remains a challenge
Past climate conditions that led to intense tropical cyclones battering KwaZulu-Natal’s coast are similar to the ones projected now under global warming
Sociopolitical conflict persists in the area because mining operations go hand in hand with filthy lucre that divides communities while devastating their natural environment.
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has questioned why Nersa has not immediately provided its reasons for issuing the controversial generation licences
The powerships will be more expensive for consumers than wind and solar energy and isn’t required for reliable electricity generation
More than 120 people have already been arrested for looting and public violence in the province
Refusal of project shows there is ‘no space for tick-box exercises’ by environmental consultants
Two environmental organisations have challenged the environment department’s rejection of the appeal against the project
Powergroup South Africa wins 20-year energy contract a mere 10 months after it was formed
Final EIAs for controversial Karpowership projects submitted to environment minister Barbara Creecy
The decision to use Turkey’s floating power plants locks the country into fossil fuels for 20 years
Despite dozens of appeals, the South African government is determined to give Sasol and its partners the go-ahead. But activists will not stop the fight
A key negotiator was gunned down minutes after attending talks with Premier
Studies are being undertaken for importing liquid natural gas
Sithembile Mbuyazi will not give up until her son succeeds to the position of inkosi of KwaMbonambi in KwaZulu-Natal
Reports that they stand to make R1.45-billion on a coal deal have left analysts gobsmacked.
Efforts to transfer oil from a bulk carrier that ran aground off Richards Bay harbour are underway, says the department of environmental affairs.
More than 20 crew members had to be rescued by helicopter from a cargo ship carrying coal that ran aground in rough seas off of Richards Bay port.
African National Congress president Jacob Zuma on Friday said that the issue of bail for those accused of rape and murder needs to be debated. Speaking at the launch of the KwaZulu-Natal Institute of Local Government and Traditional Leadership Fundraising Summit, Zuma said: ”I don’t think we have debated the issue.”
Improved toyi-toying skills will not improve the country, Minister of Education Naledi Pandor told students at the University of Zululand on Tuesday. Speaking at a ceremony marking the official opening of three student residences, Pandor said: ”We haven’t come here to improve our toyi-toying skill. It doesn’t improve South Africa.”
African champions Hendrik de Villiers and Kate Roberts view the Triathlon World Cup’s opening kilometre of the cycling stage as a potential deciding factor on Sunday. ”The swim should be all right if it is not too windy in the bay area, but it’s the first 600m of the cycle stage … that could be a bit of a test for the athletes,” De Villiers said.
Inkatha Freedom Party defector Ziba Jiyane on Sunday scoffed at suggestions that he could be likened to former New National Party leader Marthinus van Schalkwyk. In an interview at his home in Richards Bay, he said the idea presented by his former party boss, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, is ridiculous.
The search for the Mpumalanga pupil feared drowned in the sea at Richards Bay resumed early on Monday morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said. Seven other pupils drowned after the group decided to go for an early-morning swim at Richards Bay on Sunday. All were between 16 and 17 years old and in grades 10, 11 and 12.
Rescue workers called off their search for a schoolboy feared drowned in the sea off Richards Bay late on Sunday afternoon, hours after finding the bodies of seven of his classmates. The eight children were among a group of about 250 children from Ndlela Secondary School in Mpumalanga who attended a sports day at Mondini High School in Ntambanana.
Tourism in northern KwaZulu-Natal will be boosted by a new airport, able to accommodate modern jet liners, the province’s tourism minister said on Thursday. The existing airstrip at Mkuzi, a small town near St Lucia, would be upgraded into a regional airport, which would provide almost instant access to the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, said Narend Singh.
The Jolly Rubino, the burning ship stuck on a sandbank off the ecologically sensitive St Lucia wetland and estuary in KwaZulu-Natal, is showing signs off breaking up, a KZN Wildlife official said.