energy efficiency

Mobile clinic to help township residents

mobile-clinic---thumbA mobile clinic for Joburg's destitute northern townships is just one legacy of the sixth and latest Cape Town to Cairo roadshow, an annual event by Philips and its partners focusing on health and well-being in Africa.

Energy-efficiency project saves King Shaka airport R2.7m

Simple energy-saving measures implemented by the National Cleaner Production Centre at King Shaka International Airport have cut electricity usage at the Durban airport over the past three years by 1.9 GWh. That's enough energy to power 225 South African middle-income homes for a whole year.

Budget 2015: South Africa raises income tax

The tax rate will increase by 1 percentage point for all South Africans - except the lowest earners, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said in his first Budget speech on Wednesday, which aims to stabilise government debt and rebalance fiscal policy.

SA offers incentives for hotels to retrofit for disabled

Incentives are to be offered to graded hotels across South Africa to redesign for universal accessibility and energy efficiency, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said at the opening of Cape Town's Park Inn Hotel, where a third of the staff are deaf.

SA offers incentives for hotels to retrofit for disabled

Incentives are to be offered to graded hotels across South Africa to redesign for universal accessibility and energy efficiency, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said at the opening of Cape Town's Park Inn Hotel, where a third of the staff are deaf.

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.

Italy looks to South Africa for opportunity

If you want to be serious about Africa, do your homework, Alec Erwin, South Africa's former trade and industry minister, reportedly told a gathering of more than 100 top chief executives, economists and political leaders from South Africa and Italy, gathered in Cape Town to discuss investment opportunities.

Italy looks to South Africa for opportunity

If you want to be serious about Africa, do your homework, Alec Erwin, South Africa's former trade and industry minister, reportedly told a gathering of more than 100 top chief executives, economists and political leaders from South Africa and Italy, gathered in Cape Town to discuss investment opportunities.

Electrify Africa: bringing light to the dark continent

Half-a-billion people in Africa have no access to a reliable electricity supply and must use expensive and unhealthy alternatives, like diesel generators. With its Power Africa initiative, the US and its partners plan to change this. It is perhaps the largest of several projects on the go.