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Eskom: We have 'non-firm' power contracts with Zim and Zambia  

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago Eskom's chief operations officer, Jan Oberholzer, has confirmed to journalists that the power utility entered into contracts to supply power to... 

 Eskom: We have 'non-firm' power contracts with Zim and Zambia
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Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer
Four arrested eThekwini councillors to remain in posts for now – Mayor Kaunda

Four arrested eThekwini councillors to remain in posts for now – Mayor Kaunda 

By: News24Wire      Updated 4 hours ago Four eThekwini metro councillors who were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the Durban Solid Waste tender corruption allegations will still... 

 Farmers reeling from latest bout of load-shedding

Farmers reeling from latest bout of load-shedding 

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 13 minutes ago Eskom's current load-shedding has struck in the middle of the Western Cape's fruit season, further hobbling a key industry that depends on a... 

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 Inclusion politics a placebo for Kenya’s democracy

Inclusion politics a placebo for Kenya’s democracy

Updated 7 hours ago Will Kenya change for the better if citizens adopt proposed solutions to the country’s political governance problems in attempts to steer it clear... 

What's needed to fix collapsing coalitions in South Africa's cities

What's needed to fix collapsing coalitions in South Africa's cities

11th December 2019 Three South African cities run by opposition party coalitions for the past three years have been facing tough times. In Johannesburg, a new mayor... 

Local council turmoil shows South Africa isn't very good at coalitions

Local council turmoil shows South Africa isn't very good at coalitions

11th December 2019 South Africa entered the world of coalition politics in earnest three years ago. In the local election in 2016 three major cities found themselves... 

 Is organised crime fuelling terror groups in Liptako-Gourma?

Is organised crime fuelling terror groups in Liptako-Gourma?

10th December 2019 Illicit activities such as weapon, drug, motorcycle and fuel trafficking, cattle rustling, artisanal gold mining and poaching are at the heart of... 

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NDCs in 2020: Advancing renewables in the power sector and beyond

NDCs in 2020: Advancing renewables in the power sector and beyond

Updated 7 hours ago Countries need to be increasingly ambitious in their pledges to scale up renewables and cut energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The... 

How Zakaria got it wrong

How Zakaria got it wrong

Updated 7 hours ago This report analyses flaws in the debate on expropriation without compensation arising from faulty and often misrepresented evidence. Report by the... 

 Welcome, support, pledge, resettle: responsibility sharing in the Global Compact on Refugees

Welcome, support, pledge, resettle: responsibility sharing in the Global Compact on Refugees

Updated 7 hours ago In 2018, less than 5% of people identified as needing resettlement by UNHCR were resettled – just 0.2% of the global refugee population.... 

Going for Broke : Insolvency Tools to Support Cross-Border Asset Recovery in Corruption Cases

Going for Broke : Insolvency Tools to Support Cross-Border Asset Recovery in Corruption Cases

11th December 2019 The cost of official corruption is high: it degrades public trust, impedes economic development, and undermines the rule of law. Countries around... 

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Statements

Not just teens to blame for arson attacks on trains

Not just teens to blame for arson attacks on trains

Updated 2 hours 51 minutes ago The United National Transport Union (UNTU) welcomes the swift response of the South African Police Service (SAPS) in arresting two teenagers in... 

Post NEC Statement

Post NEC Statement

Updated 2 hours 54 minutes ago The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the South African Democratic Teachers Union(SADTU) met for the last time in 2019 at the Indaba Hotel,... 

End of Year Statement from Parliament

End of Year Statement from Parliament

Updated 3 hours ago The sixth democratic Parliament has had a demanding 28 weeks since its establishment following the May general election and this is likely to... 

SAEPU Sends condolences To Families of People Who Lost Their Lives During An Accident That Involved Planned Patient Transport And A Car

SAEPU Sends condolences To Families of People Who Lost Their Lives During An Accident That Involved Planned Patient Transport And A Car

Updated 3 hours ago The South African Emergency Personnel’s Union (SAEPU) sends heartfelt condolences to the families of people who lost their lives and wishes speedy... 

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How South Africa can build a child-centred health care system

How South Africa can build a child-centred health care system

Updated 7 hours ago It is more than 20 years since the South African constitution first guaranteed children’s “right to basic health care services”. This is part of a... 

 Automation: The future of the workplace

Automation: The future of the workplace

Updated 7 hours ago Automation in the workplace refers to the substitution of repetitive tasks traditionally performed by human employees with technology. The impact... 

 Unsuccessful unfair dismissal dispute does not necessarily mean the end of the road for civil claims

Unsuccessful unfair dismissal dispute does not necessarily mean the end of the road for civil claims

Updated 7 hours ago A recent Labour Appeal Court (LAC) finding is a useful reminder that employers need to be aware that employees' pursuit of their unfair dismissal... 

 Social Media misconduct: Another case of racist remarks by an employee

Social Media misconduct: Another case of racist remarks by an employee

Updated 7 hours ago The Labour Court recently considered yet another case of racist remarks made by an employee outside of the workplace in Edcon Limited v Cantamessa... 

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