South Africa


Schoolbus bursts into flames

A bus carrying school children burst into flames near Warden in the Free State.

Two children are reported to have been killed in the incident.

eNCA news anchor Iman Rappetti said most of the children managed to escape before the … Read the rest


SA needs nuclear urgently

South Africa needs to build more nuclear power plants urgently, Eskom CEO Brian Molefe said on Wednesday.

“We do not think it is possible to have an energy mix without nuclear,” he told Parliament.

“The nuclear programme is feasible,” he … Read the rest

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Four fires, vandalism reported at Wits

Four fires were reported across the main campus at Wits, Wits communications manager Shirona Patel confirmed on Wednesday morning.

Patel said four incidents happened early on Wednesday as the institution prepared to resume lectures.

“Two vehicles belonging to our contractors … Read the rest

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Botswana sets sights on solar

Blessed with an abundance of renewable energy sources and buoyed by an overwhelming response from the private sector to government’s ambitions to grow the sector, Botswana, a net importer of electricity today, has set its sights on becoming a regional … Read the rest