• 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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  • Jewelry Made Of Recycled Paper Uniting Women

    Jewelry Made Of Recycled Paper Uniting Women

    Evelyne Ndikumana is a 37-year-old Burundian artist and painter who transforms recycled paper into jewelry and paints postcards. She has been in this line of work for 15 years. In March 2021, she attended a training program of the 2EB business hub, which was set up by the government of Burundi to support youth and

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  • Race To Save Africa’s Wildlife From Poachers

    Race To Save Africa’s Wildlife From Poachers

    Africa’s wildlife is under siege from relentless poachers and concerned organisations are raising the alarm saying there is no end in sight unless more funds are made available to fight the scourge. Rangers on the continent are stretched to capacity and continue to see drastic cuts in resources and an increase in poaching due to the

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  • Away For Repair: SANParks Mends Broken Hearts

    Away For Repair: SANParks Mends Broken Hearts

    South African National Parks (SANParks) on Wednesday announced that it is launching a 13-week Reality Television Series early next month. Hosted by popular actress Rami Chuene and renowned life coach Romeo Mabasa, the series titled Away for Repair debuts on 7 October 2021 at 21:30 on Mzansi Magic DSTV channel 161.  Away for Repair will showcase heartfelt stories

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  • Saving African Penguin Means Less Fishing

    Saving African Penguin Means Less Fishing

    Key fishing industry and conservation stakeholders will this week meet to talk about proposals to save the disappearing African penguin confined to southern African waters. The proposals include limiting fishing around six penguin colonies, a move that could reduce the possible catch for already hard-pressed fishermen. Forestry, Fisheries, and Environment Minister Barbara Dallas Creecy will

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