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No to Vedanta mine ahead of London AGM

British mining giant Vedanta Resources has been humiliated in the run-up to its London AGM on Thursday, after a series of tribal villages in India voted against the company’s plans to build a bauxite mine on their sacred mountain. The village meetings (gram sabhas) are taking place in Dongria K GlobalBuzz - … [Read more...]

SA, Namibia Joint Commission confident ahead of COP17

Pretoria - The South Africa/Namibia Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security has expressed confidence that COP17 will yield results that will advance humankind’s endeavours to mitigate the threat of climate change to human security. COP17 is scheduled to take place in Durban next wee GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Plans finalised ahead of COP17

Pretoria - With less than 25 days to go before the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) climate talks kick off in Durban, government and stakeholders are confident the plans put in place for the summit are on track. Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, hosted the last GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]