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Tons of toxic mercury waste remains uncleared in KZN

Three thousand tons of highly contaminated toxic mercury waste remains uncleared in Cato Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal.The deadly chemical was imported and dumped by British based giant Thor Chemicals after it shut down operations in that country in the...

Cape Town dam levels approaching 80% mark

The water level of the dam supplying the City of Cape Town is fast approaching the 80% mark. Two state-owned dams are already at 100%. Cape Town experienced good rainfalls this winter, after three years of extreme drought. For months the Mother...

Mpumalanga man turns plastic into fuel

The world has a plastic problem. Tons of plastic products end up in landfills and the ocean causing devastating effects on the environment. But 27-year-old Sibusiso Shabangu turns plastic into fuel, to mitigate the soaring fuel price. Source: SABC...

Gauteng part of housing backlog problem

According to the province’s MECs for Human Settlements and infrastructure development, South Africa has a housing backlog of R2 million and R1 million of that is in Gauteng. He says that this is due to budget and resource limitations,...