Daily Archives: March 23, 2015

Africa’s Conservation Miracle: The Return of the Rhinos (Newsweek)

A pair of black rhinocerosPhilimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Habitat destruction. That’s almost always the answer to a question of wildlife conservation. Why has this species declined? Why has that species gone extinct? …

Daily News 23 / 03 / 2015

Commissioner Vĕra Jourová presents the 2014 results of the European Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Products

Commenting on today’s presentation of the 2014 results of the European Rapid Alert System …

Minister Naledi Pandor addresses ministerial meeting on future cooperation in radio astronomy, 25 Mar

Africa’s readiness to host some of the dishes of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will take centre stage as the Ministers of science of the nine African partner countries meet …

Government making progress on nuclear build

Pretoria – Government is continuing to make significant progress in its engagement with various prospective nuclear vendor countries as part of expanding the nuclear new build programme.

Recently, government has …

Pressure Test As Proteas Face Kiwis

South Africa faces New Zealand in an ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final at Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday. And the opportunity to play in his first World Cup means …

Eskom – a Wake-Up Call to Government and Unions [analysis]

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa persists in referring to the mess that is Eskom as “a challenge”. He did so in his QampA session in parliament last week. But the situation …

Political Parties’ Predictable Responses to #rhodesmustfall

Political parties have rushed to weigh in on the question of what to do with UCT’s statue of colonialist Cecil John Rhodes. The reaction has been annoyingly predictable. The EFF …