Environment

SA faces grilling after Xolobeni killing

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights is likely to grill South Africa over its handling of conflict about proposed mining in the Xolobeni region of the Wild Coast following the assassination of anti-mining activist Bazooka Rhadebe.

SA faces grilling after Xolobeni killing

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights is likely to grill South Africa over its handling of conflict about proposed mining in the Xolobeni region of the Wild Coast following the assassination of anti-mining activist Bazooka Rhadebe.

SA faces grilling after Xolobeni killing

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights is likely to grill South Africa over its handling of conflict about proposed mining in the Xolobeni region of the Wild Coast following the assassination of anti-mining activist Bazooka Rhadebe.

Grahamstown pupil raises R160K for rhinos

Not many 11-year-olds would ask, "Can we skip my birthday party this year?"

Waainek now on the grid

Waainek Windfarm
The Waainek Windfarm is complete and now operational, putting around 24MW into the grid. One of the unseen benefits  of this project was the upgrading of the first few kilometres of the Highlands road and, despite the frequent recent rains, it is still in a fair state of repair. 

Grahamstown's best blooms on show

Belmont Valley resident Vernon Marais will be defending his title of "champion rose grower and exhibitor" when the Albany Horticultural Society stages its annual Grahamstown Flower Festival on Saturday at Oatlands Prep. 

Flood warning for coastal areas

The Amathole District Municipality (ADM) has passed on a warning from the South African Weather Service of flooding in coastal areas between Port Alfred and the Kei River today.

Are windfarms for the birds?

BIRD-WIND CLASH?

Members of the group Karoo Blue Cranes claim that SA’s “reckless renewable energy program” impacts negatively on birds and makes us a pariah country.

Do you know your 6 Rs?

September is Clean-up South Africa Month and what better time to celebrate the beauty of spring than to pay homage to our magnificent environment.