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Paseka Lesolang can save billions of litres of water for South Africa. Paseka has invented a flushless organic enhancement for standard toilets that can save 140 litres of water per day for an average four person household. It also removes the need for users to touch a flush handle, reducing the potential...

Six green stars for Vodafone building

Today, Vodacom unveiled the completed Vodafone Site Solutions Innovation Centre, the first ever 6-star Green Star SA rated building in South Africa.   Today, Vodacom unveiled the completed Vodafone Site Solutions Innovation Centre, the first ever 6-star Green Star SA rated building in South Africa, at its...

COP17 saved by the bell

Bleary-eyed negotiators at the COP17 international climate change conference in Durban worked late into the night as the convention overran its two-week long allotted span into an extra day. In a Herculean effort delegates tried, with some success, to clinch a first-time deal to bring all countries into a...

Picture this: Twitter at COP17

CNN has announced its Ecosphere Project which shows Twitter discussions using the #COP17 tag as they take place during COP17, currently taking place in Durban. CNN International has launched a CNN #COP17 Ecosphere Project, which it describes as “a digital garden that grows in real time by filtering and...

Cisco networks COP17

The Government of South Africa and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, have appointed Cisco as an official networking technology partner for the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17), currently being held in Durban. Cisco Collaboration solutions including Cisco TelePresence, Cisco...

Reuel Khosa calls for courageous leadership in South Africa’s hour of need

In Dr Reuel Khoza’s opinion, the political temperature in South Africa is becoming dangerously hot. “The voices are more shrill, the sense of impending danger more immediate,” he said. “That’s why we desperately need to have courageous conversations about leadership issues.” Opening the Institute...

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