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We can't house everyone – WCape MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 Western Cape MEC for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela said it is important for people to realise that government will not be able to house... 

We can't house everyone – WCape MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela
'High risk' of load shedding over weekend

'High risk' of load shedding over weekend

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 South Africa on Friday experienced its second consecutive day of load shedding, with power outages likely to continue over the weekend.  Eskom... 

Eskom obtains court interdict against workers pickets at power stations

Eskom obtains court interdict against workers pickets at power stations

By: African News Agency      15th June 2018 Eskom on Friday obtained a court interdict prohibiting the intimidation of workers and contractors who are not part of an ongoing wage strike, as... 

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 Zimbabwe’s pre-election propaganda war

Zimbabwe’s pre-election propaganda war

12th June 2018 Opaque governance and the secrecy of Zimbabwe’s main political parties have always made it tough to work out what is happening in the country. The... 

Africa takes steps to earn its stripes in using evidence to inform policy

Africa takes steps to earn its stripes in using evidence to inform policy

12th June 2018 Rigorous, reliable evidence should be used when making decisions for any society. That’s because the use of evidence helps decision makers to... 

There's a new way of measuring poverty in South Africa: Here's how it works

There's a new way of measuring poverty in South Africa: Here's how it works

12th June 2018 There’s more to understanding a country’s poverty levels than merely calculating how much or how little individuals earn. That’s why a method... 

 Can South Africa make a difference on a fractured Security Council?

Can South Africa make a difference on a fractured Security Council?

11th June 2018 South Africa was once ‘a giant in the world and our reputation was well known, because of what we represented’, says the country’s International... 

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 How We Can Save (for) Our Future

How We Can Save (for) Our Future

8th June 2018 In the white paper entitled 'We'll Live to 100 - How Can We Afford It?', the challenges facing retirement systems around the world due to increases... 

Insights on planning for power system regulators

Insights on planning for power system regulators

7th June 2018 Thorough, well informed planning is essential to develop electricity systems and prepare them for increased shares of renewables. Long-term... 

World Investment Report 2018

World Investment Report 2018

7th June 2018 Global flows of foreign direct investment fell by 23 per cent in 2017. Cross-border investment in developed and transition economies dropped... 

 Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Least Developed Countries

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Least Developed Countries

7th June 2018 The goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will guide development policy action over the coming years, in the pursuit of... 

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Statements

Solidarity: Action against Denel top brass a step in the right direction

Solidarity: Action against Denel top brass a step in the right direction

18th June 2018 Trade union Solidarity today welcomed the long-awaited action taken against the remaining members of the Denel top four. This comes after... 

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

18th June 2018 There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day as a result of power station units being returned to the system but the... 

LIMUSA: LIMUSA welcomes the arbitration award on the case between our KZN Provincial Secretary and his employer

LIMUSA: LIMUSA welcomes the arbitration award on the case between our KZN Provincial Secretary and his employer

18th June 2018 The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) welcomes the arbitration award issued by the Dispute Resolution Centre (DRC) of the Motor... 

DA: Jack Bloom says Gauteng Health Department slow to act on wasteful R500m contract

DA: Jack Bloom says Gauteng Health Department slow to act on wasteful R500m contract

18th June 2018 The Gauteng Health Department has not yet concluded an investigation into a R500 million data storage contract with Telkom that it admits was... 

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Press Offices

Climate Change: soon to be a matter of law

Climate Change: soon to be a matter of law

11th June 2018 On Tuesday this week, the world celebrated World Environment Day but commiserated the fact that the Earth Overshoot Day this year is 1 August.... 

Africa has potential to revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation

Africa has potential to revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation

8th June 2018 Within developing economies, including Africa, there are growing opportunities to implement new technologies and localised energy generation... 

National Minimum Wage update

National Minimum Wage update

7th June 2018 The National Assembly has recently passed three bills namely the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Bill, the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment... 

New Technology Equips Legal Field for the Future

New Technology Equips Legal Field for the Future

7th June 2018 Technology is transforming the information landscape and rapidly changing the workplace. The generally conservative legal industry has in no way... 

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