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Hi-tech shacks for better living

A team of researchers from Stellenbosch University’s (SU) Sustainability Institute have developed an innovative approach to upgrade housing and improve living conditions in informal settlements. … Read More

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Light Shines for Team Emulsified

Inspired by recurring power outages and countless fires in informal settlements that disrupt the lives of many families every winter in South Africa, a group … Read More

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Sweet Potato Joins “Big Push Towards Creativity” in Entrepreneurship

A new range of laptop sleeves made from recycled hessian coffee sacks is raising the bar for sustainable fashion in Cape Town. Launched in August … Read More

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Wooden pens sign up for sustainability

With a start-up loan of just R50, a group of post-graduate diploma students in Enterprise Management at UCT have launched a line of wooden pens, … Read More

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Chocolatiers think outside the box to help empower women

A collaboration between South Africa’s first bean-to-bar chocolate factory and a recycling craft company are producing more than just chocolate and packaging. Social entrepreneurs, Antonino … Read More

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Students combine design with social impact

For B-Tech Industrial Design students at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), the annual 5K project challenge is about designing a product that will make … Read More

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Up-Cycling for a Better Community

The term ‘up-cycling’ is often used to describe the conversion of unused items into tools of value that benefit communities. In the case of Antwerp-based … Read More

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Sustainability in South African Cities

By the year 2025, Masdar City, otherwise known as the world’s most sustainable city, will open its doors to citizens. The $19 billion dollar city, … Read More

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World Design Capital Signed and Sealed

The 29th of June was marked by a historic event, with Cape Town officially unveiled as the World Design Capital for 2014, a first for … Read More

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Hospitals get smart about HIV adherence

The recent UNICEF report paints a grim portrait of life for the 19 million children in South Africa. Most live in poverty; almost two million … Read More

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Walking his way to success

Sifiso Dlamini, has always been a sneaker fanatic. By the time he was 12, he owned 12 pairs of footwear because he knew that in … Read More

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High density housing solution works wonders for poor

The current housing backlog of 2.3 million means that about 12 million people live without decent housing. Alarmingly, these numbers are growing, exacerbated by an … Read More

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Marrying Artistic Craft with Entrepreneurship

According to the Department of Labour, commercial craft-making contributes an estimated R2 billion to the economy annually. As this sector provides a gateway into the … Read More

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Plants Cangro upside down

One thousand cans originally destined for landfills have been given an unusual new life – as containers for upside down gardens, in a flourishing new … Read More

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Art Murals colour Khayelitsha school with message of hope

On Thursday 9th February, Supernews joined a group of volunteers including international artist Valentina Argirò to help paint art murals at the Nokhanyisa Educare Centre, … Read More

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