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Copper bull market now fully under way – Goldman Sachs

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 1 hour 23 minutes ago The bull market for copper is now fully underway with prices reaching their highest level since 2017, Goldman Sachs International commodities... 

Copper bull market now fully under way – Goldman Sachs
Copper smelting under way.
 NCCC meeting may see new Covid-19 restrictions put in place

NCCC meeting may see new Covid-19 restrictions put in place

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 37 minutes ago The National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) met on Wednesday morning to mull over the prospect of new restrictions to contain a spike in new... 

Organisations lodge complaints over SABC's 'one-sided' Ace Magashule interview

Organisations lodge complaints over SABC's 'one-sided' Ace Magashule interview

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 57 minutes ago Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOS) have lodged complaints over a South African Broadcasting... 

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COVID-19 vaccine trials in Africa: what's promising, and what's problematic

COVID-19 vaccine trials in Africa: what's promising, and what's problematic

Updated 2 hours 49 minutes ago Scientists are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19. Experts agree that... 

 High expectations for the next AU Commission chair

High expectations for the next AU Commission chair

Updated 2 hours 53 minutes ago African leaders are set to elect a new African Union Commission (AUC) at the continental body’s next ordinary summit early in 2021. At the top of... 

 Lives or livelihoods

Lives or livelihoods

Updated 3 hours ago The coronavirus crisis poses new and unprecedented challenges for every country, in particular developing nations. Our Chief Executive Elizabeth... 

 Tshisekedi and Kabila fall out

Tshisekedi and Kabila fall out

Updated 3 hours ago Two-and-a-half years after striking a political deal with his erstwhile political enemy that saw him being handed the presidency of the Democratic... 

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Statement on universal and equitable access to vaccines for COVID-19

Statement on universal and equitable access to vaccines for COVID-19

1st December 2020 A safe and effective vaccine is expected to reduce the health and life risks posed by COVID-19, while allowing, at the same time, a progressive... 

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

1st December 2020 Heating and cooling accounts for almost half of global energy consumption. With most of this relying fossil fuels, however, it contributes heavily... 

Economic Pulse 1: Covid-19 and economic crisis – China’s recovery and international response

Economic Pulse 1: Covid-19 and economic crisis – China’s recovery and international response

1st December 2020 This is the first report in ODI’s Economic Pulse series. It explores China’s international economic response to Covid-19 and analyses its... 

Reclaiming Public Development Banks to finance a sustainable and equitable recovery post Covid-19

Reclaiming Public Development Banks to finance a sustainable and equitable recovery post Covid-19

1st December 2020 Public development banks (PDBs) are in a unique and powerful position to play a key role in the post Covid-19 recovery. Following efforts to frame... 

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DA condemns ANC MKMVA’s threat directed at the Zondo Commission

DA condemns ANC MKMVA’s threat directed at the Zondo Commission

Updated 1 hour 46 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) finds utterances by the ANC MKMVA President, Kebby Maphatsoe, referring to the likelihood of a coup d'état or civil... 

DA welcomes HAWKS investigation into relief funding allocation

DA welcomes HAWKS investigation into relief funding allocation

Updated 3 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape (NC) welcomes the revelation made in the portfolio committee for Sport, Arts & Culture, that the... 

Minister of Environment, Forestry And Fisheries Notes High Court Decision on Thabametsi environmental Authorisation

Minister of Environment, Forestry And Fisheries Notes High Court Decision on Thabametsi environmental Authorisation

Updated 3 hours ago The decision of the North Gauteng High Court setting aside the environmental authorization for the Thabametsi power station has been noted,  says... 

Gauteng Roads and Transport on Commission of Inquiry Into Taxi Violence final report

Gauteng Roads and Transport on Commission of Inquiry Into Taxi Violence final report

1st December 2020 The Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence wishes to inform the public that it is now compiling its report to the Gauteng Premier David Makhura... 

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Baker McKenzie’s internal innovation hackathon to find solutions to client pain points in Africa

Baker McKenzie’s internal innovation hackathon to find solutions to client pain points in Africa

Updated 1 hour 8 minutes ago Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg recently held an internal innovation hackathon, during which employees were challenged to design new or improved... 

AfricaCom - AfricaTech 2020, key takeaways

AfricaCom - AfricaTech 2020, key takeaways

Updated 2 hours 58 minutes ago ​​Webber Wentzel was invited to speak at and attend AfricaTech 2020, held virtually for the first time this year from 9 to 13 November 2020. We... 

Enabling policies awaited after 4th Industrial Revolution Report

Enabling policies awaited after 4th Industrial Revolution Report

Updated 3 hours ago The Presidential Commission Report on the 4th Industrial Revolution makes several strategic recommendations, but it needs to be followed by agile... 

Webber Wentzel welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

Webber Wentzel welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

Updated 4 hours ago Aneshree Naidoo has joined Webber Wentzel as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. Aneshree joins the firm from Deloitte Consulting, where she... 

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