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South Africa’s energy mix will be much cheaper with renewables-study

South Africa’s energy mix will be much cheaper with renewables-study

South Africa's energy mix will be over 10% cheaper than power generation from new coal and nuclear plants, a new study has found. The survey...
Shell SA study finds link between music and driver performance

Shell SA study finds link between music and driver performance

Observing diverse driving conditions from three continents across the globe, the study used a combination of the latest wearable emotion tracking devices with chatbot...
Bottled water comes under sharp scrutiny over microplastics

Bottled water contain microplastics, says report

Bottled water may not be as safe as it was previously thought, a new study has found. The study undertaken by microplastic researchers from State...
China's involvement in Africa larger than previously thought-McKinney

China’s involvement in Africa larger than previously thought-McKinsey

China's involvement in Africa is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggested, global consulting firm McKinsey said in a report released on Wednesday. There...
Booming construction in Nairobi requires a focus on supporting infrastructure

Booming construction in Nairobi requires a focus on supporting infrastructure

Ciara Walker is a senior cost consultant for Mace Group, an international consultancy and construction company.   Over the 50 years since independence, Kenya’s role...
The impact of job automation in South Africa

The impact of job automation in South Africa

Over one third of jobs in South Africa can be automated thanks to digital technologies on jobs and economies, a new report released by...
Nuclear energy could play vital role in climate solutions-report

Nuclear energy could play vital role in climate solutions-report

The authors of a new MIT study say that unless nuclear energy is meaningfully incorporated into the global mix of low-carbon energy technologies, the...
South Africa's unemployment rate unchanged at 27.7 percent

South Africa’s unemployment rate unchanged at 27.7 percent

South Africa's unemployment rate has remained unchanged between quarter one and two of 2017 at 27.7%, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Monday. "South...
Sub-Saharan Africa is fertile ground for solar-report

Sub-Saharan Africa is fertile ground for solar-report

A new report has established that solar business is booming in Sub-Saharan Africa thanks to a myriad of factors such as high electricity tariffs, falling...
African cities face major housing challenge-report

African cities face major housing challenge-report

Housing challenge in Africa continues to be a never ending nightmare thanks to  sprawling urban centres due to rapid population growth, a recent report...
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