South African wildlife on the big screen

South African wildlife is in the news for a good reason, with the recent announcement that two local productions have been shortlisted for the 2012 Wildscreen Panda Awards, part of the UK’s Wildscreen environmental film festival.
Musos pitch in to save rhinos

Meet a top social entrepreneur

South African social entrepreneur Paul Matthew's pioneering work in HIV/Aids prevention in the road freight industry is making an important contribution to finding innovative healthcare delivery models for Africa.
Software speeds HIV diagnosis

Maasai hope to bowl Cape Town over

The Maasai Cricket Warriors are young men from Laikipia North in Kenya and they are not your usual semi-nomad cattle herders living in the wild. They also play a mean game of cricket.
SA to host women’s cricket challenge

More soldiers patrol borders

Steps are being taken to tighten South Africa's borders, with the number of military companies manning the posts now standing at 11. They are also helping to fight rhino poaching and cross-border crime.
Clean-up drive along SA borders

New Kenyan home for black rhinos

The World Wide Fund for Nature, in partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Services, has completed the second, and final phase of its project to transport 21 black rhinos from two privately owned ranches to Ruma National Park, a newly proclaimed rhino sanctuary.
EWT making tracks in conservation

Call for African integration at Davos

African leaders called for greater market integration on the continent, the freeing up of border controls and more coordination in developing infrastructure during a special session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Transforming waste to wealth

Lorna Rutto from Kenya has been named the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards 2011 laureate for sub-Saharan Africa for her creative business idea of making fence posts from plastic waste.
Portable plant makes fuel from waste

Nigerian banking guru is number one

Nigeria's Central Bank governor, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, has been voted Africa's Person of the Year 2011 by Forbes Africa, beating two Nobel laureates, a former president and the richest man in Africa.
Top award for Nigeria’s bank chief

From the city to the wild

Scott Ramsay swapped his city slicker life in Jozi to live in the beautiful South African wilderness, travelling around the country and promoting its natural riches.
Cape Town gets new nature reserves

Local athletics brand for Kenya stars

A Kenyan company has developed a local brand of sportswear for the country's range of elite athletes, ensuring that when they compete internationally, their gear reflects a sense of national pride.
Legacy of 2010 shines in Kenya