Road transportation is one of the leading sources of outdoor air pollution in Southern and Western Africa, particularly in cities, where emissions from light- and heavy-duty vehicles, minibuses, buses, and two-and three-wheelers continue to negatively affect public health, making motor vehicles a central area for rapid policy response.

Waste management company EnviroServ have been barred from dumping at their Shongweni landfill site by the Durban High Court.

There is little chance of fracking in the Karoo within the next decade, if ever, BMI Research said in a report released on Tuesday morning.

South Africa hasn’t complied with the constitution in seeking bidders for a nuclear-energy program and must cancel any deals that have already been signed, the Western Cape High Court ruled.

South Africa, the continent's biggest maize producer, hard hit by an El Nino-triggered drought last year, is considering a strategic reserve as a buffer against future shortages, its agriculture mi

Fungi have recently been found to comprise a significant part of the deep biosphere in oceanic sediments and crustal rocks. Fossils occupying fractures and pores in Phanerozoic volcanics indicate that this habitat is at least 400 million years old, but its origin may be considerably older. A 2.4-billion-year-old basalt from the Palaeoproterozoic Ongeluk Formation in South Africa contains filamentous fossils in vesicles and fractures. The filaments form mycelium-like structures growing from a basal film attached to the internal rock surfaces.

DURBAN - A legal battle rages on between waste management company EnviroServ and the civil group Upper Highway Air (UHA) over the operations at the controversial Shongweni landfill site.

South African state-run power utility, Eskom, has confirmed its long-term investment in renewables research, which has been supported by the CSIR and Stellenbosch University.

Cape Town – Renewable power looks set to be new Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi’s first major hurdle, as the City of Cape Town prepares to take its fight, to be allowed to source 20% of its electr

Pretoria - Eskom has invested millions in renewable power, specifically in research in this ever expanding field.

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