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Can rain cause power outages/blackouts?

Over two weeks ago, South Africa experienced a total blackout in most of its major cities. It certainly was quite frustrating for many that major cities such as Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban would have almost no electricity for a

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South Africa stands in solidarity with the US against the Keystone Pipeline

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As Barack Obama touched down in South Africa during the week of the 29th July, South Africans stood in solidarity with the US against the Keystone Pipeline! More pics can be seen here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vll24y5gi26vekc/6dekvtbyHt

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BAN FRACKING – South Africa is not for s(h)ale!

Send a message to the South African government on Global Anti-Fracking day, September 22nd 2012, by joining other South Africans who are opposed to fracking, when they CALL FOR A PERMANENT BAN ON FRACKING in South Africa. We will meet…

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Water issues are a definite reality – Cape Town (South Africa)

“Thousands have lived without money, but not one without water” is the
message inscribed on circular discs that dot 60 columns of ice. The ice,
which was suspended from a height of five meters, barricades a twelve meter
long archway.…

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Connecting the dots through Spekbooms: an indigenous plant species

Local Eco Schools Initiative: ­Marine Primary, Imhoff Waldorf School and Kommetjie Primary together with WESSA, AFRIOCEANS and CREATING CHANGE educate members of the community about the hotspots in South Africa and encouraging people to sign a Climate Pledge agreeing to plant and promote…

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