Every country which gives in to the oil company lobby and the promise of cheap energy, is a step closer to a fracked-up Karoo. The latest step in that direction was taken when France turned pro-fracking a few weeks ago. Until then, France strengthened the case of anti-fracking organisations, such as the Treasure the Karoo Action Group (here).
That bulwark’s gone now and we seem to be sliding ever closer to the inevitable. [Read on]
Water, water everywhere. And every drop to drink.
What a fantastic invention…run it off your solar electricity, and you’re made. Thanks to the creative mind of “Mr. Segway”.
PS. Suddenly, it’s unimportant whether they frack the Karoo, or not…..
(Not really. Just joking.)
The Boston Consulting Group compiled a list of 100 firms which “may become world-leading companies in the next 10 years” and Naspers is one of them.
Five companies from South Africa made it onto the list. They are: Aspen Pharmacare, Bidvest Group, MTN Group, Naspers and Sasol.
German magazine DIE WELT published a neat little box with the companies from every country on 17 slides (here), so even English-speakers can read it.