Green Building Council South Africa's (GBCSA) Green Star SA rating system has been rebranded Green Star Africa to support its uptake throughout the continent...
9 Oct 2017
Nedbank has launched its first solar branch in Mncwasa in the Eastern Cape using SolarTurtle...
20 Sep 2017
Sixteen scientists solving Africa's and the world's challenges have been announced as part of the Next Einstein Forum's (NEF) second fellows class...
18 Sep 2017
400 private and public sector leaders gathered on Thursday, 31 August, for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg to discuss accelerating and scaling innovations...
1 Sep 2017
The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone...
28 Jun 2017
Entries close on 18 April for the Singularity University, Global Impact Challenge. This challenge is an open call to innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and technologists to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in southern Africa...
Mann Made Media 12 Apr 2017
A Zimbabwean company on Thursday, 23 July 2015, signed a $1.1bn agreement with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build a 600-megawatt thermal power plant, a move expected to ease power cuts in the country...
27 Jul 2015
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014
Food security in the sub-Saharan African region improved this year because of greater food availability and income growth‚ the DuPont global food security index shows.
7 Aug 2013
Unilever Global says Africa is its next growth market and has rolled out what it calls a sustainable living plan to the continent.
21 Jun 2013
Economies in sub-Saharan Africa will ride out the bumpy global recovery in the next few years to post growth rates not seen outside Asia, the IMF said in its latest economic forecasts Tuesday (16 April).
17 Apr 2013
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
Schalk Mouton 20 Mar 2013
Growing affluence in emerging markets is good news for manufacturers of gas-guzzling vehicles.
11 Mar 2013
HARARE, ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe has signed a US$400m deal with China's state-owned SinoHydro to increase electricity production and ease daily blackouts.
21 Dec 2012