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When a shoebox creates a magical Christmas

When a shoebox creates a magical Christmas

  Drumroll, please. In 2016, the Santa Shoebox (SSB) project managed to raise an astounding 100,201 shoeboxes for underprivileged children throughout South Africa and Namibia in 2016. This was an incredible initiative to be part of. Kishugu employees from...

Setting New standard in Personal Protection wear

Setting New standard in Personal Protection wear

  Firefighters’ protective gear manufacturer Kishugu Clothing is expanding into the industrial work wear market. Part of the specialist Integrated Fire Management (IFM) leader, Kishugu, which implements the South African government’s Working on Fire (WoF)...

Blazing or grazing – the great fire debate

Blazing or grazing – the great fire debate

  Fire is a natural ecological process that has occurred for millennia on the grasslands of Africa. One of South Africa’s leading fire ecologists, Prof Winston Trollope, explains: “The African continent is prone to lightning fires and has an ideal fire climate with...

The story behind ‘Africa, the Fire Continent’

The story behind ‘Africa, the Fire Continent’

  Development agencies from across the world take great interest in Africa. As a result, these agencies fund numerous development projects, especially in the African savannas and grasslands, to encourage sustainable land use and prevent the southward march of the...