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Road Closures 1 - 2 September 2018


Nelson Mandela Bay is about to receive thousands of athletes and visitors from around the world, all coming to be part of history as the City hosts the first ever Ironman 70.3 world championship on African soil. With this comes a number of necessary conditions such as compulsory road closures at certain periods of time during the weekend. These road restrictions are there for the safety of athletes and locals alike.

Solar power boost for Mandela University


NELSON Mandela University’s South Campus will soon be producing just over 10% of its electricity requirements, thanks to an innovative R18-million green power plant, which is being established on the campus this month (July).
The installation of the two-hectare solar photovoltaics (PV) power plant, which will produce 1740 MWh of electricity per year and has a 20-year lifespan, will begin in the next two weeks, with renewable energy being fed into the South Campus grid by December or January.
The new plant, which is one of many on-campus sustainability initiatives, is the result of a partnership between the university and renewable energies company Tasol Solar.