In the News

  • Alviro Petersen banned from cricket for two years 20 May 2019 05:12 Manchester Evening News Lancashire batsman Alviro Petersen has been banned from cricket for two years after admitting attempting to cover up a match-fixing scandal in South Africa Cricket South Africa withdrew charges of match fixing against Petersen, but the 36-year-old has …
  • Grindrod’s R247m BEE deal to boost education 20 May 2019 05:12 South Africa - The Good News Written by Lindy Mtongana Images by Gallo Announced on Monday, the empowerment transaction will see Grindrod South Africa, a Durban-based logistics and shipping company, issue 25% plus 1 share of its operations to the Adopt-A-Schools Foundation (10%) and …
  • SA launches one of continent’s largest wind farms in Jeffrey’s Bay 20 May 2019 05:12 South Africa - The Good News The R3 billion Jeffreys Bay wind farm in the Eastern Cape, comprising sixty 80-metre high turbines spread over 3 700 hectares, will supply enough clean, renewable electricity to power more than 100 000 homes a year. Image from: Jeffrey’s Bay wind farm – …
  • SA’s future in solar and wind power 20 May 2019 05:12 South Africa - The Good News Story Highlights When wind and solar generation are combined, the net effect is a significant contribution to baseload power. Wind and solar facilities outputs closely follows the country’s Summer, Winter and Peak Day demand profiles for electricity. …
  • Afrikaans Newspaper, Now SA’s Biggest Company, Seeks Further Growth in E-Commerce 20 May 2019 05:12 South Africa - The Good News South Africa’s biggest company by value, media giant Naspers, said on Tuesday it still sees room for expansion in its e-commerce business even after strong growth last year. The firm concluded a deal with classified advertising publisher Schibsted in …
  • The Tom Hayden I knew 20 May 2019 05:12 The Jewish Journal After the death of Tom Hayden on Oct. 23, the media overflowed with tributes recalling his colorful, history-making life and his body of work. To many, he was the man whose anti-war campaign helped to end the Vietnam War; the ’60s radical Students for a …
  • 'Apartheid' furor comes amid 50 years of Israeli occupation 20 May 2019 05:12 The Times of India AMMAN (Jordan): Labeling Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "apartheid" is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline — so combustible are the passions on both sides. Rima Khalaf did just that when a report commissioned by her UN …
  • Recycling waste gives disabled people work 20 May 2019 05:12 South Africa - The Good News Story Highlights People living with disability are given training and an opportunity to earn a living through waste recycling iniative. greenABLE shortlisted for SEED Accelerator Award and shortlisted at top tend SEED winner finalists greenABLE is a South …
  • SA eBook Aggregator, Snapplify Receives Investment 20 May 2019 05:12 South Africa - The Good News Snapplify launched in late 2011 and has since then been a leader in the eBook Industry. The company is known for signing on some of Africa’s largest publishers and providing innovative eBook solutions for both the trade and academic industry. Some of the …
  • Oct 15 International Day of Rural Women – How will you celebrate? 20 May 2019 05:12 South Africa - The Good News Many women across South Africa are seen as the primary caregivers for food security for their families and communities and depend on natural resources and agriculture for their livelihoods. The World Bank states that rural women comprise 43 percent of the …