Trends and growth
Brian Mpono is a green crusader who walks the talk. He enriches local households, buying their waste cooking oil, and sells the refined biofuel product on to local businesses to fuel their operations.
WhatsApp could soon be the leading social network on South African mobile phones, with more than half - or 10.6-million - of the country's urban adults now using the instant messaging service, according to researchers World Wide Worx and Fuseware.
A semi-commercial plant for the production of a South African-developed thin-film solar module technology that offers a more efficient means of converting solar energy into electricity was officially opened in Stellenbosch on Monday.
Innovative technology that uses algae to convert waste coal dust into a clean, high-quality coal which can readily be processed into biofuel was publicly demonstrated at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth this week.
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