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Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu Islands: Australia Pledges $5m to Aid Rescue Efforts

The Australian government has announced that it will be sending aid assistance to the neighbouring islands of Vanuatu following the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam, it was announced on Saturday. Speaking to the media, the Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop announced that her government would be giving assistance worth $5 million to the South Pacific archipelago. Minister Bishop added that the bulk of the money would be given to the various non-governmental organ... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Fire Rages in Western Cape Since Sunday

It has been a night to remember for the more than a hundred firemen who have been battling a fire since Sunday night. The fire, whose cause is not known, has caused massive damage to the plains in the area of M... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Floods kill 176 and Leave Thousands Homeless in Malawi

The past month has been like a living hell for the people of the tiny Southern African nation of Malawi as rains have savaged more than half of the country, leaving more than 170 people dead and close to 20 000... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Water Crisis Looming In South Africa

It has recently emerged that there is a report on a looming water crisis that has been ignored by the powers that be and has only been released recently after having been put together more than a year ago. In a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Bad Weather Leaves a Trail of Disaster Throughout South Africa

The sun shines and we are even complaining of the heat. There are places where, a few days ago, the very thought of the sun was very far fetched and defied imagination. The rains have come and left a trail of d... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Rhino Poaching Continues to Escalate in South Africa

In the recent years the South African government has upped the fight against rhino poaching. However, despite this, statistics show that poaching continues to rise exponentially. The Department of Environmental... Read more »
By Smanga Kumalo On Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Birding life route in the Vaal

The Sedibeng district municipality in partnership with the Gauteng Tourism Authority and Birdlife South Africa launched a Vaal Birding Route at Stonehaven harbor, in Vaal River in the Vaal yesterday afternoon. ... Read more »
By Zuziwe On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Rhino poaching needs to be addressed from all possible angles

Recent reports indicate that 100 rhinos were killed at Kruger National Park over the past two months, bringing the total number of poached rhinos this year to 381. Clearly, something needs to be done to save So... Read more »
By The Editor On Friday, March 16th, 2012

Rising seas will flood millions of homes in the near future

A recent study shows that the rising of the sea level will result in millions of homes being flooded in coastal areas in the US. However, this forecast is still uncertain. Below is a full report written by Lewi... Read more »
By The Editor On Friday, March 16th, 2012

Number of poached Rhinos in 2012 reaches 120

Earlier this month we wrote an article about Rhino poaching. The  latest stats then showed that 47 Rhinos had been killed by the 14th of February this year. Latest stats show that this number has risen to 120,... Read more »