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Grid investment ‘fully funded’ for next three years, but scale-up requires alternative models 

By: Terence Creamer     21st September 2023 Eskom has indicated that it has sufficient funding for the coming three years for the grid infrastructure investments that will be pursued in line... 

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
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Nigeria central bank postpones next week's policy meeting

By: Reuters     21st September 2023 Nigeria's central bank said on Thursday that it had delayed an interest rate meeting that had been planned for next week and that it would schedule... 

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Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold, but two members vote for a hike accreditation 

By: News24Wire      21st September 2023 The Monetary Policy Committee has kept South Africa’s key interest rate steady at 8.25% for a second consecutive meeting. This was in line with... 


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South Africa’s destructive storm surges: geoscientist reveals the 3 factors that drove them

20th September 2023 A series of powerful tidal surges battered coastal areas in South Africa’s Western Cape, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces over the weekend... 

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South Africa’s smallholder vegetable farmers aren’t getting the finance they need: this is what it should look like

20th September 2023 Fresh efforts are being made to increase the share of black ownership in South Africa’s agricultural sector. This follows decades of missteps and... 

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Ethiopia’s National Dialogue needs greater credibility and inclusivity

20th September 2023 In December 2021, at the height of the war between Ethiopia’s federal government and Tigrayan forces, authorities established a National Dialogue... 

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Libya’s floods: a climate change and governance tragedy

20th September 2023 The catastrophic flood last week in Derna, north-eastern Libya, has claimed the lives of nearly 4 000 people. A significant number are still... 

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Gov't desire for economic control has led to further decline in SA’s economic freedom – report 

By: Thabi Madiba     19th September 2023 Think tank Free Market Foundation CEO David Ansara has blamed South Africa’s consistent decline in economic freedom on government’s “unabated,... 

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'There is no excuse': SAHRC blasts KwaZulu-Natal gov't over poor drinking water supply management

By: News24Wire      19th September 2023 Municipalities and water service authorities responsible for water management in KwaZulu-Natal have violated basic human rights. This is a key... 

 Chief Economists Outlook: September 2023

Chief Economists Outlook: September 2023

15th September 2023 The September 2023 Chief Economists Outlook is published amid slowing global momentum and continuing economic uncertainty. Recession concerns... 

 Measuring Stakeholder Metrics: Disclosures

Measuring Stakeholder Metrics: Disclosures

15th September 2023 The Measuring Stakeholder Metrics: Disclosures report reveals the World Economic Forum’s performance on four pillars of environmental, social and... 

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AfriForum not surprised by adoption of Bela Bill – preparations for legal action continue

26th September 2023 The ANC and EFF members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Basic Education’s majority vote today secured the committee’s adoption of the... 

AGOA update: Minister Patel fails to provide clarity on the over 136,000 jobs at stake in Western Cape alone

AGOA update: Minister Patel fails to provide clarity on the over 136,000 jobs at stake in Western Cape alone

26th September 2023 Today's oversight briefing on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) by Minister Ebrahim Patel to the NCOP and National Assembly took an... 

DA calls for an urgent Parliament inquiry into the crisis at Transnet

DA calls for an urgent Parliament inquiry into the crisis at Transnet

26th September 2023 The DA has written to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, Khayalethu Magaxa, recommending that the Committee sets up... 

Rooiwal waste water treatment works: SIU probe a step in the right direction

26th September 2023 The GOOD Party welcomes the SIU probe into the Rooiwal Waste Water Treatment Works. It has been four months since over 20 people lost their lives... 

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Press Offices


Labour Appeal Court clarifies the requirement for a claim of constructive dismissal based on mental ill health

14th September 2023 On 17 August 2023, in the matter of Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd v Mogomatsi and Others the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) found that an employee who... 

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Hawks and Sars on the Hunt: VDP Your Tax Redemption

13th September 2023 The fiscal pressures on Sars’ tax collection appear to have now compelled Sars to actively initiate the arrest and prosecution of taxpayers who do... 


Pay for Sunday (24 September) and Monday (25 September)

13th September 2023 This year 24 September (Heritage Day) falls on a Sunday. This means that Monday, 25 September, is also a public holiday. The question has again... 

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POPIA – Proposed Code of Conduct: The residential communities council

13th September 2023 The Residential Communities Council has submitted a proposed code of conduct for its members to the Information Regulator, which will guide how... 

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