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Role of IPPs in alleviating South Africa's energy shortages re-emphasised with the establishment of another wind farm in the Eastern Cape.
The community-driven Tsitsikama Farm on the west side of the province is set to add a further 95 megawatts on the power grid.

Wind farm project to boost E Cape economy

Monday 27 April 2015 06:42

The role of independent power producers (IPPs) in alleviating South Africa's energy shortages has been re-emphasised with the establishment of another wind farm in the Eastern Cape.

Wind farm project to boost E Cape economy

Monday 27 April 2015 06:42

The role of independent power producers (IPPs) in alleviating South Africa's energy shortages has been re-emphasised with the establishment of another wind farm in the Eastern Cape.

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Need for an effective TB vaccine urgent: Experts

Sunday 26 April 2015 18:38

Clinical researchers say the need for an effective TB vaccine has become more urgent than ever before.

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Solar energy alternative for Japan

Sunday 26 April 2015 09:31

Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants in favour of solar energy.

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Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll rises

Sunday 26 April 2015 06:41

Rescuers dug with their barehands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1 900 people.

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Minor quake hits parts of Johannesburg

Saturday 25 April 2015 12:21

The Council for Geo-science have confirmed a magnitude 2.5 seismic event that hit some parts of Soweto at 8:30 on Saturday morning.

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Eskom hails commissioning of Kappa substation

Saturday 25 April 2015 11:51

Eskom may be riddled with supply problems which frequently leave the country in the dark but it has hailed its commissioning of a new substation in the Western Cape as a milestone.

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EU approves first new genetically modified crops since 2013

Friday 24 April 2015 16:23

The European Union cleared the import of 10 new types of genetically modified crops and two more kinds of cut flowers on Friday, its first authorisations in more than a year

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Second comet discovered in SA

Friday 24 April 2015 12:39

A second comet has been discovered in South Africa, 37 years after the first one was discovered.

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World's first malaria vaccine moves closer to use in Africa

Friday 24 April 2015 07:13

The world's first malaria vaccine could be approved by international regulators for use in Africa from October after final trial data showed it offered partial protection for up to four years.

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Defying the odds, Hubble telescope still going strong after 25 years

Friday 24 April 2015 06:28

NASA on Thursday marked the silver anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope with fireworks, of a celestial kind, conveyed by the orbiting observatory itself.

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