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World Bank sees microgrids playing bigger role in Africa’s electrification as solar costs fall

By: Terence Creamer     18th April 2018 Changes in generation technologies, including the sharp fall in solar photovoltaic (PV) costs, means that the evolution of electricity systems in... 

World Bank sees microgrids playing bigger role in Africa’s electrification as solar costs fall
Bank says microgrids have worked well in East and South Asia
DA FedEx green lights caucus request to hold motion against De Lille

DA FedEx green lights caucus request to hold motion against De Lille

By: News24Wire      18th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance's (DA's) Federal Executive has acceded to the DA Cape Town caucus's request to hold an internal motion of no confidence in... 

North West ANC prepares to meet with NWC

North West ANC prepares to meet with NWC

By: News24Wire      18th April 2018 Residents in Montshiwa in Mahikeng took to the streets on Wednesday, apparently to demand an end to Supra Mahumapelo's tenure as premier of the... 

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 Climate change is feeding armed conflict in Somalia

Climate change is feeding armed conflict in Somalia

9th April 2018 The blast that killed over 350 people and the double car bombing in Mogadishu last October have frustrated Somalia’s efforts to build stability.... 

Is Zuma mounting a revolt against the Ramaphosa-led ANC and state?

Is Zuma mounting a revolt against the Ramaphosa-led ANC and state?

9th April 2018 In the last few weeks before and during the court appearance of Jacob Zuma in Durban last week there have been repeated self-references by Zuma to... 

Why Zuma's trial matters for South Africa's constitutional democracy

Why Zuma's trial matters for South Africa's constitutional democracy

6th April 2018 Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance carries huge significance for the country. That’s because his criminal trial is not... 

 Rest in power, Mother of the Nation

Rest in power, Mother of the Nation

6th April 2018 The late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was eminently revered as the ‘Mother of our Nation’ – a courageous matriarch who fought tirelessly for a... 

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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through Consumer Protection

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through Consumer Protection

22nd March 2018 On 25 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted its resolution on transforming our world. This culminated in the 2030 Agenda for... 

Digitalisation and the future of manufacturing in Africa

Digitalisation and the future of manufacturing in Africa

20th March 2018 The growing digitalisation of economies and the associated rapid spread of advanced technologies like 3D printers, robots and cloud computing is... 

The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018: Building a Sustainable Future

The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018: Building a Sustainable Future

20th March 2018 Countries regularly track gross domestic product (GDP) as an indicator of their economic progress, but not wealth—the assets such as... 

Forecasting hazards, averting disasters: implementing forecast-based early action at scale

Forecasting hazards, averting disasters: implementing forecast-based early action at scale

19th March 2018 Forecast-based early action (FbA) initiatives are diverse, with very different approaches to the timing of decisions and actions, and to the types... 

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Statements

SA: President Ramaphosa calls for calm in North West Province

SA: President Ramaphosa calls for calm in North West Province

19th April 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has noted, with serious concern, reports of protest and clashes between protesters and police in the North-West Province.... 

Sapu: Sapu supports lifestyle audits in Saps

Sapu: Sapu supports lifestyle audits in Saps

18th April 2018 The South African Policing Union (Sapu) fully supports the introduction of lifestyle audits in the South African Police Service (Saps) top... 

DMR: Minister Mantashe encourages partnerships for the sustainability of mining

DMR: Minister Mantashe encourages partnerships for the sustainability of mining

18th April 2018 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has emphasised the importance of partnerships between mining companies, labour as well as communities, in... 

AMCU: Marikana massacre retribution: An open letter

AMCU: Marikana massacre retribution: An open letter

18th April 2018 This letter goes out to all and sundry, with particular attention to those that would like to pay lip service to reconciliation and healing. We... 

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Press Offices

The future of the legal profession – in the balance?

The future of the legal profession – in the balance?

3rd April 2018 Over the last few years, and increasingly more so over the last few months, the world as we know it is changing at a rapid pace around us. I... 

Unfair Discrimination Can Have Sickening Consequences For Employers

Unfair Discrimination Can Have Sickening Consequences For Employers

3rd April 2018 Section 6 of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) prohibits unfair discrimination against an employee on arbitrary grounds including race, age,... 

Financial deals to drop in Africa and the Middle East in 2018 - technology will provide opportunities

Financial deals to drop in Africa and the Middle East in 2018 - technology will provide opportunities

29th March 2018 Baker McKenzie’s Global Transactions Forecast, developed in association with Oxford Economics predicts that financial sector M&A in Africa and the... 

Cryptocurrency transactions

Cryptocurrency transactions

28th March 2018 In South Africa, as with most other countries around the world, there is no guidance and regulation regarding cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The... 

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