It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Scattered clouds. Cool.
The public broadcaster says it had 'learnt with great shock' of the passing of former SABC group CEO Solly Mokoetle.
The scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularised the term 'global warming' has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.
South African author, journalist and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Lewin has died.
As 2018 draws to a close, it will be remembered as the year that South Africa bid farewell to several of its A-list actors, singers, politicians, and most poignantly, the mother of the nation.
American President George H.W. Bush, at 94 years old, was one of two of the longest-lived US presidents. He and former President Jimmy Carter were the same age.
Former newspaper editor and South African media heavyweight Raymond Louw has died at the age of 93, within 24 hours of the passing of his wife.
'We have lost an incredible writer and a valiant soldier who fought fearlessly for human rights and the justice and freedom that are the hallmarks of our democracy,' Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
Former Gauteng transport MEC Khabisi Mosunkutu has been remembered as a dedicated man, who committed his life to the provision of basic services.
A roundup of the year's notable deaths from Bloomberg.
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