South Africa

South Africa’s draft New Energy Vehicle Green Paper is a step in the right direction

In 2019, we wrote an article sounding the alarm that South Africa’s inertia in pushing for electric vehicle adoption could cause it to miss the incredible opportunities offered by the electric vehicle revolution. The automotive assembly and automotive component manufacturing industry is one of the main pillars of the South …

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Matt Sates, 17, South African swims 1: 57.60 IM / 51.83 FL in Durban

South African Grand Prix n ° 4 2021 – Durban The fourth part of the 2021 South African Grand Prix is ​​underway in Durban. Three 17-year-old men marked the first of three preliminary / final sessions, including Matt Sates, who set two lifetime records both of which were under the …

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Fired for not wearing a mask at work – what South Africans should know

More than a year after the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, many citizens have taken a lax approach to mask wearing, social distancing and disinfection. However, a recent South Africa labor court ruling indicates that employers may, within reason, be able to fairly fire employees for failing to follow Covid-19 …

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Hobbit-sized Lions pace sets South Africa on alert for playoffs | British and Irish Lions

Springbok coaches believe the British and Irish Lions will have a significant advantage over previous touring teams when they fly to South Africa next month. The Covid-influenced list of matches is poised to reduce the effects of altitude on Warren Gatland’s plans and the Boks are also wary of Hobbit-sized …

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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Here is what is happening and affecting South Africa today: Coronavirus: Global Covid-19 infections reached 169.3 million confirmed people, with death toll reaching 3.52 million. In South Africa, there were 4,424 new cases, bringing the reported total to 1,649,977. Deaths reached 56,170 (+93), while recoveries soared to 1,548,092, leaving the …

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Anglo American tests 3D printing in South Africa

The company and its partners on the project, the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and US-based technology company, Ivaldi Group, are first exploring the creation of a ‘chain of ‘digitally distributed supply’. This involves digitizing the designs of parts such as impellers for pumps, shaft liners, …

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The fastest growing variants from Brazil and South Africa

To provide our community with important public safety information, the Statesman Journal is making this daily coronavirus update free to read. To support important local journalism like this, please consider becoming a digital subscriber. We’ll update this story throughout the day with the latest news on the coronavirus and its …

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Palestine could take a South African direction: New Frame

South Africans who watched, with justified horror, the latest wave of violence unleashed by Israeli state rule over the Palestinian people probably did not link it to the Nkomati Accord of 1984. But it could. There is a crucial parallel between this and the future of Palestine. The Nkomati Accord …

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South Africa to vaccinate athletes ahead of Tokyo Olympics

A health worker holds a vial of the Pfizer / BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the Munsieville Care for the Aged Center, outside Johannesburg, South Africa, May 17, 2021. REUTERS / Siphiwe Sibeko / File Photo South African athletes due to compete in this year’s Tokyo Olympics will receive …

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Hydroelectric Generation Opportunities in South Africa |

Image: Nicolas Dupont | © Pixabay.com Hydropower is an underutilized resource in Africa, which accounts for around 10% of the world’s hydropower potential. Tiaan Hendriks, Head of Power Design at SEM Solutions, is exploring small and micro hydropower as an option for South Africa. People still expect electricity to go …

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