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Ramokgopa describes IPP surpluses as low-hanging fruit amid delay in finding contractual solution 

By: Terence Creamer     22nd April 2024 Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa describes surplus electricity arising from existing renewable energy facilities as “low hanging fruit”... 

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Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa

'No ifs, no buts', UK's Sunak promises to start Rwanda flights

By: Reuters     22nd April 2024 British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday the first flight carrying asylum seekers to Rwanda would leave in 10-12 weeks, as he set out... 

Contaminated cough syrup in Africa no longer available - WHO

By: Reuters     22nd April 2024 A contaminated batch of Benylin Paediatric Syrup is no longer available in the African countries where it was sold, the World Health Organization... 


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Mixed outlook

19th April 2024 The recent period of decreased loadshedding has been met with tremendous scepticism by a South African public who have been burnt more times over... 

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How to end hunger in sub-Saharan Africa: fight inequality, gender imbalances and climate change

18th April 2024 A greater part of Africa’s population can’t afford a healthy diet than any other regional population. Food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa is... 

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Can dialogue rescue South Sudan from a perpetual transition?

18th April 2024 As in 2022, elections could again be postponed. What should the proposed dialogue do differently to break the cycle? The feasibility of South... 

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Escalation of Middle East hostilities will have ripple effects for Africa

17th April 2024 Africa could be drawn into proxy battles that have domino effects on security, foreign investment and trade relationships. This weekend’s events in... 

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Geopolitics of the energy transition: Energy security

19th April 2024 The acceleration of a renewable-based global energy transition represents our only option to ensure the world remains on a 1.5°C-compatible... 

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International co-operation to accelerate green hydrogen deployment

19th April 2024 This report from IRENA's Collaborative Framework on Green Hydrogen assesses progress in green hydrogen deployment. The report gauges the success... 

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Financing the fight against poverty and hunger - mobilising resources for a sustainable development goal reset

19th April 2024 The world’s governments are falling far short of the pledges they made in 2015 to eradicate extreme poverty and create a world with “zero hunger”... 

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Making finance flow to adaptation in small-scale agrifood systems: The role of the third long-term goal of the Paris Agreement (Article 2.1 (c))

19th April 2024 Article 2.1(c) of the Paris Agreement aims to make finance flows consistent with climate-resilient development. For small-scale agrifood systems,... 

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Judge’s racial prejudices a clear injustice – Solidarity

Judge’s racial prejudices a clear injustice – Solidarity

22nd April 2024 Solidarity’s Law Network condemns the crude racial attack in the judgment of Judge Madlenkosi Motha in a case that could seriously jeopardise the... 

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ActionSA Strongly Objects to Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Financial Assistance Request from the Department of Defence

22nd April 2024 ActionSA strongly objects at attempts from former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, to have the Department of Defence... 

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As Africa’s newest country, South Sudan needs greater support from the international community

22nd April 2024 Dear Fellow South African,  I have just returned from a working visit to South Sudan, a country that in 2011 emerged from the shadow of Africa’s... 

Thousands of vacant teaching posts puts Limpopo learners at risk

Thousands of vacant teaching posts puts Limpopo learners at risk

22nd April 2024 The DA in Limpopo has written to Education MEC, Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya to establish why there is such a large number of teaching vacancies in... 

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Large fines show FSCA is focused on enforcement to leave the grey list – a red flag for non-compliant financial services providers as more fines likely

15th April 2024 Gone are the days of box-ticking. The FSCA has imposed penalties on financial services providers for non-compliance with FICA 

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Stamping out racially charged misconduct

12th April 2024 A recent Labour Court judgment reaffirms the court's position to support employers that dismiss employees for racial misconduct, whether casual or... 

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Vicarious liability claims arising out of sexual harassment and the passage of time

11th April 2024 The High Court recently emphasised the impact of prescription on a claim for vicarious liability arising out of sexual harassment in LM and South... 


Shifting gears and driving competition: Proposed changes to the Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarkets

11th April 2024 The Competition Commission is proposing changes to its Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarkets (“Guidelines“), and... 

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