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Canadian-based energy company Finavera Renewables has committed more than US$ 40-million to build a 20-megawatt wave-energy power plant off the coast of South Africa over the next five years.
What started with the toss of bones in African child's play culminated in one of the world's most successful coastal engineering inventions. Dolosse - branching concrete blocks weighing up to 30 tons - are now used across the globe to break up wave action.
South African surfers came up trumps in the Red Bull Big Wave Africa, claiming a 1-2-3 finish as John Whittle captured the honours, becoming only the third winner of the event in its eight-year history.