There’s really no way of getting consolation for missing out on a game of golf on one of South Africa’s finest courses. Even when no-one else on the sub-continent is playing. I was in St Francis Bay hoping to play St Francis Links on the weekend that snow was seen on Table Mountain and coastal
Turning green into gold
Denmark has found a way to grow its economy and reduce energy consumption. The House of Green in central Copenhagen is a sophisticated, high-tech, showcase of Denmark’s green economy. At the touch of a button you can call up any number of statistics to do with energy use and water wastage – and quickly show
Experience in icy Greenland pays off in sunny Uganda.
Solar-powering up a community for improved living conditions – and profit. When the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) realised that the forests on the shores of Lake George in the southern Ugandan district of Kasese were being depleted by villagers in search of wood to burn, they turned to a Danish think-tank to help
Stop flooding, save R100-million and create a lovely park – it can be done.
When a little town north of Copenhagen was buffeted by a once-in-a-generation flood, the estimated cost of building canals and dams to prevent it happening again was put at 100-million Danish Kroner. Even for a rich country, R200-million is a lot of money to fix a stream – and for something that not might not
The oceans economy holds great promise for local and foreign investors
A regional economic overview of the province of KwaZulu-Natal, with a focus on the maritime economy.
Doubling tourist arrivals is a national priority
Airports Company South Africa is on a massive spending drive. More than twice as many foreign tourists will visit South Africa in 2030 than is currently the case. President Cyril Ramaphosa has publicly announced that a target of 21-million foreign tourists per year is attainable. What might seem like a lofty goal is given credence