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Wescoal looking to possibly becoming broader energy company 

By: Martin Creamer     19th April 2021 The JSE-listed coal-mining company Wescoal is looking to possibly becoming a broader energy company in which coal remains a substantial but... 

Wescoal interim CEO Robinson Ramaite interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Pictures: Donna Slater.
 Finance Minister Tito Mboweni rubbishes Tokyo Sexwale's claims about 'stolen billions'

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni rubbishes Tokyo Sexwale's claims about 'stolen billions'

By: News24Wire      19th April 2021 Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has decried "unfortunate" claims by businessman Tokyo Sexwale that billions were stolen from an education trust fund,... 

Cape Town wildfire contained, says City of Cape Town

Cape Town wildfire contained, says City of Cape Town  

By: News24Wire      19th April 2021 The City of Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management teams says the runaway veldfire on Table Mountain is currently contained. However, they are... 

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 Vaccine nationalism and African government deficiencies hinder roll-out

Vaccine nationalism and African government deficiencies hinder roll-out

19th April 2021 The African Union – mainly through its Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) – has done well in trying to acquire Covid-19... 

South Africa the 12th biggest source of greenhouse gases? Yes, but that’s not the only measure that matters

South Africa the 12th biggest source of greenhouse gases? Yes, but that’s not the only measure that matters

19th April 2021 “South Africa is the world’s 12th-biggest source of greenhouse gases,” Bloomberg Green, the environment section of financial website Bloomberg,... 

I'm shocked, Cyril

I'm shocked, Cyril

16th April 2021 Award-winning columnist, Bhekisisa Mncube, tells President Cyril Ramaphosa that he is shocked to find out that all along, it is matriculants who... 

Precarious power tilts towards Ramaphosa in battle inside South Africa's governing party

Precarious power tilts towards Ramaphosa in battle inside South Africa's governing party

16th April 2021 It appears, for the moment, that South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has won a key battle in the war for control of the governing African... 

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We are like “stray animals”

We are like “stray animals”

19th April 2021 Hundreds of thousands of people trapped in the misery of statelessness in Zimbabwe have been forced to the margins of society, and struggle to... 

World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives

World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives

16th April 2021 Today’s unprecedented growth of data and their ubiquity in our lives are signs that the data revolution is transforming the world. And yet much of... 

 Five Big Bets for the Circular Economy in Africa: African Circular Economy Alliance

Five Big Bets for the Circular Economy in Africa: African Circular Economy Alliance

16th April 2021 Circular solutions can be used by African countries to attain vital climate action targets and sustainable development goals. With this in mind,... 

 Pathways Towards a Cyber Resilient Aviation Industry

Pathways Towards a Cyber Resilient Aviation Industry

16th April 2021 This report aims to define a common language and baseline of practices and encourage collective initiatives for increasing cyber resilience across... 

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Response to allegations by Tokyo Sexwale

Updated 26 minutes ago Allegations made by Mr Tokyo Sexwale on alleged billions that have been deposited at the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) points to a common scam.... 

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Engages Limpopo Communities and Sector Stakeholders on Issues Affecting Service Delivery

19th April 2021 In line with government efforts to fast track service delivery and ensure that municipalities are adequately supported and resourced to carry out... 

AfriForum saddened by fire damage in Cape Town and calls for rebuilding

AfriForum saddened by fire damage in Cape Town and calls for rebuilding

19th April 2021 AfriForum has taken note with shock and regret of the fire damage caused in Cape Town since yesterday and of the firefighters that have been... 

DA calls for probe into Netball SA lifting suspension of sex pest

19th April 2021 The DA is calling for an urgent and in-depth investigation into revelations that not only was a sex pest’s suspension lifted by Netball SA, but he... 

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Benefits of using eDiscovery technology

Benefits of using eDiscovery technology

19th April 2021 As we well know, the volume of data being generated is growing rapidly. eDiscovery involves almost all information capable of being stored... 

When you protect whistleblowers, you protect your business

When you protect whistleblowers, you protect your business

19th April 2021 Recent news stories highlighted the role whistleblowers played in curbing international financial crimes, bringing to light alleged financial... 

Over-extension of Extended Producer Responsibility?

Over-extension of Extended Producer Responsibility?

19th April 2021 South Africa recently published a set of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations, which aim to extend companies' financial or physical... 

New regulations for LandCare projects

New regulations for LandCare projects

19th April 2021 A recently published Generic Environmental Management Programme seeks to regulate LandCare projects and exclude identified activities related to... 

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