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DBSA awarded funding to create R2bn climate finance facility 

By: African News Agency      22nd October 2018 The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) announced on Monday that it has been awarded funding of R795-million to establish a R2-billion... 

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ANC integrity commission has started looking into VBS scandal

ANC integrity commission has started looking into VBS scandal

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2018 Chairperson of the African National Congress’s (ANC's) integrity commission, George Mashamba, says it has started looking into the VBS Mutual Bank... 

 Transnet confirms Gama fired with full pay for six months

Transnet confirms Gama fired with full pay for six months

By: African News Agency      22nd October 2018 Transnet on Monday confirmed that Siyabonga Gama has been fired as the freight rail operator's chief executive officer and said it was in line with... 

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Pik Botha and Namibia: ambiguities and contradictions

Pik Botha and Namibia: ambiguities and contradictions

17th October 2018 Roelof “Pik” Botha, South Africa’s foreign minister under apartheid, who has died at the age of 86, was a man of contradictions. He could, for... 

Ties between African countries and China are complex. Understanding this matters

Ties between African countries and China are complex. Understanding this matters

16th October 2018 The complex relationship between Africa and China has become even more complicated this year. Initially, 2018 was set to reaffirm the bond through... 

Informal economies are diverse: South African policies need to recognise this

Informal economies are diverse: South African policies need to recognise this

16th October 2018 South Africa is currently mulling over ideas and agreements that recently came out of a two-day jobs summit. The country is losing the battle... 

 South Africans are feeling more and more unsafe

South Africans are feeling more and more unsafe

16th October 2018 Crime in South Africa is rising, and understandably, people feel unsafe – in their streets, their parks and their homes. Solutions to crime don’t... 

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Recommendations

 Powering the transition: World Bank and other IFI energy lending in Asia

Powering the transition: World Bank and other IFI energy lending in Asia

12th October 2018 This year, the World Bank is holding its Annual Meetings in Asia. This is a region that will be key to the success of the global energy transition,... 

 History RePPPeated – How public private partnerships are failing

History RePPPeated – How public private partnerships are failing

12th October 2018 Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly being promoted as the solution to the shortfall in financing needed to achieve the Sustainable... 

Military Occupation of Land in Sri Lanka

Military Occupation of Land in Sri Lanka

11th October 2018 On April 29, 2017, the Sri Lankan navy high command announced it would release 100 acres of land that security forces had been occupying in the... 

Lucky Goldstar and the Rockets

Lucky Goldstar and the Rockets

11th October 2018 From a per capita income of just US$80 in 1962, three times poorer at the time than North Korea, from 1965 to 1990, South Korea achieved an average... 

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Statements

DA: DA responds to Patricia De Lille queries

DA: DA responds to Patricia De Lille queries

Updated 5 hours ago We note a number of media reports related to a City of Cape Town Council appointed independent investigation, which according to these media... 

NUMSA: NUMSA Distances Itself Against Allegations Of Violence And Vandalism

NUMSA: NUMSA Distances Itself Against Allegations Of Violence And Vandalism

Updated 5 hours ago The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) distances itself from allegations of violence and destruction of property. The employers... 

OUTA: OUTA wants more renewables & clearer timelines

OUTA: OUTA wants more renewables & clearer timelines

Updated 5 hours ago The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has submitted its comments on the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP 2018) to the Portfolio Committee on... 

DA: MTBPS2018: Tito Mboweni needs to get serious about cutting wasteful expenditure in SA

DA: MTBPS2018: Tito Mboweni needs to get serious about cutting wasteful expenditure in SA

Updated 6 hours ago We cannot expect ordinary people, who are battling to make ends meet, as a result of tax increases and petrol price hikes, to continue to fork out... 

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Press Offices

Signs of global action on the horizon to stem fishing deaths and injuries

Signs of global action on the horizon to stem fishing deaths and injuries

10th October 2018 Despite the estimated 24-million injuries and 24 000 mortalities every year on commercial fishing vessels worldwide, the fishing industry remains... 

Managing the risk of procurement fraud

Managing the risk of procurement fraud

9th October 2018 How proactive is your organisation in preventing procurement fraud? What measures are in place to reduce the possibility of incidents within your... 

Supply of Low Income Housing: Zero-Rated or Not?

Supply of Low Income Housing: Zero-Rated or Not?

8th October 2018 In the recent case of The Commissioner for the South African Revenue Services v Amawele Joint Venture CC (Amawele), the Supreme Court of Appeal... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update – September 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update – September 2018

8th October 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) MINING CHARTER 2018 

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