• Maloti-Drakensberg: Climate Research Begins

    Maloti-Drakensberg: Climate Research Begins

    Maloti-Drakensberg this week became part of the global research project on the impact of climate change on alpine ecosystems. The deepening effects of climate change on the environment has had devastating consequences for communities in recent months, with changing weather patterns giving rise to major floods and droughts globally. To mitigate such impacts, countries are

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  • DRC Bans Dodgy Loggers, Greenpeace Wants More

    DRC Bans Dodgy Loggers, Greenpeace Wants More

    Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi has ordered the suspension of all dubious logging concessions, including the six granted in September, 2020. Greenpeace Africa, one of the civil society organisations that denounces these concessions, said it applauds last Friday’s decision and encourages the president to remain vigilant and ensure effective execution of the

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  • Weather Warning: Heatwave Hits South Africa

    Weather Warning: Heatwave Hits South Africa

    A heatwave is expected Thursday in places on the Highveld and northern Lowveld of Mpumalanga and the south-western Bushveld, central parts, and Lowveld of Limpopo, warns the South African Weather Service. The swelter with temperatures as high as 40 degrees is expected to last until Saturday. “Extremely hot conditions are expected in places in the

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  • Greenpeace Intercepts Fish Oil Tanker From West Africa

    Greenpeace Intercepts Fish Oil Tanker From West Africa

    Greenpeace on Thursday intercepted the tanker Key Sund, which was transporting fish oil from West Africa through the Channel between England and France. In support of the campaigning efforts by West African fishers and female fish processors, Greenpeace said it intercepted the tanker to bring attention to their unethical corporate practices. “Rather than feeding local

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  • BA Honours Degree in SiSwati On Offer Next Year

    BA Honours Degree in SiSwati On Offer Next Year

    The University of Mpumalanga will from next year introduce a postgraduate programme Bachelor of Arts Honours in SiSwati. The Faculty of Economics, Development and Business Science under the School of Social Sciences will offer the course. Head of the School of Social Sciences, Professor Calvin Gwandure, said the Honours Degree in SiSwati would open work opportunities

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  • Book On Pianist Moses Molelekwa Hits Right Notes

    Book On Pianist Moses Molelekwa Hits Right Notes

    It’s been just over two decades since musical genius Moses Taiwa Molelekwa, the renowned South African jazz pianist, was found hanged next to the body of his wife, Florence. Molelekwa was only 27 when he died.    Despite his limited recording career, Molelekwa was acknowledged as a “modern great” by fans and musicians.  With a good

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