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Africa needs to tap into Poo/Pee Power


No matter how nice you try to turn it, the business of raw sewage is not ‘cool’ –  but this could be the solution to the electricity menace in Africa. Roughly 645 million people on the continent do not have access to electricity, a key component in pushing Africa’s development agenda ahead.

Country Focus: Mauritius Redeems itself


On a recent trip to Mauritius, I was impressed by one golden thread that wound its way through all my interactions with the people, places, and products in the country – redemption.  Maurinet reports that “the first Europeans to have visited Mauritius were the Portuguese at the beginning of the sixteenth century (most probably in 1510). The Dutch who settled on the island in 1598 named it Mauritius after Prince Maurice of Nassau. 

Lunch is Served Madam (Tagliata Fiorentina)


AGE editor Zanele Mlambo reports on her tasting of an organic meat recipe available from the summer menu at top eatery, Fumo.

Why meat is a debatable subject in green living…

The Guardian reported on a study that concluded that meat rich diets (defined as more than 100g per day) ‘resulted in 7.2kg of carbon dioxide

Dressed for the LONG Haul


The key to sustainability is balancing our needs with that of the planet. Maintaining good bodily health and nutrition, therefore, should not compromise the health and longevity of the environment. As eco-consciousness continues to rise, many South Africans are opting for a vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian diet, rather than embracing the meat loving, braai-making, pap-eating culture of the past.

Eco Conscious Citizens in our Urban Cities


By Raynique Ducie / Travelling by public transport often offers added benefits, such as being able to work on your laptop or tablet on the way to work, saving hours of time that is usually wasted sitting idly in traffic. It also stimulates local economies, supporting the transport industry and bolstering economic growth.

In her article,