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Eskom to make final ‘double digit’ tariff application for 2018/19 this month

By: Terence Creamer     5th June 2017 State-owned electricity utility Eskom says it will make a final revenue application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) this... 

Eskom to make final ‘double digit’ tariff application for 2018/19 this month
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eThekwini ANCYL denies DA 'capture' claims

eThekwini ANCYL denies DA 'capture' claims

By: News24Wire      5th June 2017 The eThekwini African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) on Monday denied Democratic Alliance (DA) claims that it was trying to "capture" the... 

Corruption Watch demands answers on implementation of Fica Bill

Corruption Watch demands answers on implementation of Fica Bill

By: African News Agency      5th June 2017 Corruption Watch has written to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba requesting the date on which the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (Fica) Bill... 

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Boko Haram leadership struggle heralds a new style of violence

Boko Haram leadership struggle heralds a new style of violence 

19th August 2016 The so-called West Africa Province of the Islamic State, more commonly known as Boko Haram, has recently generated headlines once again after Abu... 

Can Eskom sustain  plant recovery?

Can Eskom sustain plant recovery?

19th August 2016 In its most recent presentations on the performance of its power stations, Eskom has pointed to improvements in the energy availability factor... 

Shifting from BEE (for the few) to EED (for the many) in the vital mining sector

Shifting from BEE (for the few) to EED (for the many) in the vital mining sector

18th August 2016 The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) intends to finalise its draft mining charter within the next two months. Thus far, it shows little sign... 

South Africa must free itself from the burden of owning a national airline

South Africa must free itself from the burden of owning a national airline

18th August 2016 South Africa needs to accept the reality that the time when national airlines flew as carriers of national pride is a thing of the past. Some... 

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Africa 2030: Roadmap for a Renewable Energy Future (October 2015)

Africa 2030: Roadmap for a Renewable Energy Future (October 2015)

5th October 2015 The African continent could generate nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according... 

What … if Something Went Wrong? (September 2015)

What … if Something Went Wrong? (September 2015)

2nd October 2015 Thousands of children in the Philippines risk their lives every day mining gold. Children work in unstable 25-meter-deep pits that could collapse... 

Electricity generated and available for distribution, August 2015 (October 2015)

Electricity generated and available for distribution, August 2015 (October 2015)

2nd October 2015 Electricity generation (production) decreased by 4,9% year-on-year in August 2015. Seasonally adjusted electricity generation decreased by 1,6% in... 

World report on ageing and health (October 2015)

World report on ageing and health (October 2015)

1st October 2015 By 2050, the number of people over the age of 60 is set to double. The World Health Organisation's "World report on ageing and health" highlights... 

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Statements

DA: Bonginkosi Madikizela says DA retains City of Cape Town Ward 4 in by-election

DA: Bonginkosi Madikizela says DA retains City of Cape Town Ward 4 in by-election

3rd August 2017 The Democratic Alliance has retained Ward 4 in the City of Cape Town in yesterday's by-election. Ward 4 includes Phoenix, Joe Slovo Park, Royal... 

SA: Ad Hoc Committee on the funding of political parties comments on PFRPP Act

SA: Ad Hoc Committee on the funding of political parties comments on PFRPP Act

3rd August 2017 The Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties has expressed a deep appreciation to all civil society organisations and fellow South... 

CR17: Cyril’s team’s response to an article in the Sunday Times

CR17: Cyril’s team’s response to an article in the Sunday Times

2nd August 2017 Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign team have released the below statement in response to a Sunday newspaper article which alleges that some senior ANC... 

SA: Acting National Commissioner called to urgent meeting in Durban

SA: Acting National Commissioner called to urgent meeting in Durban

2nd August 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Police has resolved to call the Acting National Police Commissioner, Lt-Gen Lesetja Mothiba, to an urgent meeting in... 

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Press Offices

Public comments on draft environmental Section 24G regulations were due in by Monday 24 August

Public comments on draft environmental Section 24G regulations were due in by Monday 24 August

28th August 2015 Public comments on a proposed new environmental regulation were due in the Department of Environmental Affairs by  Monday 24 August. According to... 

Unscrambling the curate's egg

Unscrambling the curate's egg

27th August 2015 As published on the blog, the Copyright Amendment Bill published in Government Gazette no. 39028, dated 27 July 2015, was described as a curate’s... 

First industries required to submit waste management plans

First industries required to submit waste management plans

27th August 2015 Several industries are now required to submit industry waste management plans under new Regulations published under the Waste Act. These industries... 

Is an employee settlement agreement bulletproof?

Is an employee settlement agreement bulletproof?

26th August 2015 A primary objective of the Labour Relations Act is to encourage parties to resolve their own labour disputes and not have to make use of formal... 

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