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Nersa grants Eskom R32.69bn in RCA application 

By: African News Agency      14th June 2018 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) on Thursday granted Eskom R32.69-billion following its regulatory clearing account (RCA)... 

Nersa grants Eskom R32.69bn in RCA application
SARB launches commemorative Mandela banknotes

SARB launches commemorative Mandela banknotes

By: African News Agency      14th June 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has said that it will be launching its first commemorative banknote series, in celebration of the first... 

Wage protests threaten South African power supply

Wage protests threaten South African power supply

By: Reuters     14th June 2018 About 1 000 union members picketed Eskom's headquarters on Thursday in a wage dispute that threatens the cash-strapped South African utility's... 

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Policy posers

Policy posers 

8th June 2018 South African energy policymakers would be well advised to take note a few recent reports as they move to finalise the long-awaited update to the... 

Biography of an ancestral river: a call to arms against exploitation in South Africa

Biography of an ancestral river: a call to arms against exploitation in South Africa

7th June 2018 Respected South African academic and author Jacklyn Cock’s deep love for the Kowie river is the key thread that runs throughout her new book,... 

 Can Africa’s borders really become bridges?

Can Africa’s borders really become bridges?

7th June 2018 ‘Good fences make good neighbours,’ the American poet Robert Frost wrote in 1915. This remark has been widely misinterpreted to mean that Frost was... 

Patience with Ramaphosa's presidency is waning among South Africans

Patience with Ramaphosa's presidency is waning among South Africans 

6th June 2018 South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has just crossed 100 days in office with increasing signs that his honeymoon period is already over.... 

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Tunisia’s New Law on Detention, on Paper and in Practice

Tunisia’s New Law on Detention, on Paper and in Practice

4th June 2018 In 2016 Tunisia’s parliament adopted the landmark law on the right of those taken into police custody to see a lawyer.  As a result, detainees... 

G7 fossil fuel subsidy scorecard: tracking the phase-out of fiscal support and public finance for oil, gas and coal

G7 fossil fuel subsidy scorecard: tracking the phase-out of fiscal support and public finance for oil, gas and coal

4th June 2018 G7 countries (and others around the world) are in the early stages of an energy transition – including, in some areas, a shift away from the... 

Economic Development in Africa Report 2018

Economic Development in Africa Report 2018

1st June 2018 Images of thousands of African youth drowning in the Mediterranean, propelled by poverty or conflict at home and lured by the hope of jobs abroad,... 

 Displaced and dispossessed: conflict-affected communities and their land of origin in Kachin State, Myanmar

Displaced and dispossessed: conflict-affected communities and their land of origin in Kachin State, Myanmar

1st June 2018 People displaced by conflict (IDPs) in Myanmar’s Kachin State want to return to their land, yet it is being appropriated unfairly. Legal or... 

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DMR: Minister Mantashe on policy and regulatory matters

DMR: Minister Mantashe on policy and regulatory matters

17th June 2018 On Friday 15th June 2018, we published the draft Mining Charter for public comments. This comes after a process of eight weeks of intensive... 

SA: Happening in Parliament this week

SA: Happening in Parliament this week

17th June 2018 Deputy President David Mabuza is scheduled to answer questions for oral reply at the National Council of Provinces plenary House sitting on... 

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - Electricity supply remains constrained

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - Electricity supply remains constrained

17th June 2018 The power system remains constrained today, despite several units being returned to service this morning. The risk for load shedding during the... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says Supra must put his money where his mouth is and pay back the money for son’s bursary

DA: Joe McGluwa says Supra must put his money where his mouth is and pay back the money for son’s bursary

17th June 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the North West welcomes the decision to investigate those responsible for awarding a R1 million bursary to the son of... 

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Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update May 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update May 2018

6th June 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update April 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update April 2018

6th June 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update March 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update March 2018

6th June 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 

When supplier – employee relationships cross the line

When supplier – employee relationships cross the line

6th June 2018 Procurement fraud can be committed by employees acting alone or in collusion with vendors. While fraudulent activities between suppliers/vendors... 

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