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Solar underpins record renewables additions in 2022

By: Terence Creamer     22nd March 2023 A record 295 GW of new renewable-energy capacity was added globally in 2022, with the 9.6% year-on-year growth underpinned largely by record growth... 

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It's time to reflect on whether Constitution has 'served aspirations of our people' - Ramaphosa

By: News24Wire      22nd March 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa believes that, 26 years since the Constitution came into effect, it is time to reflect on its efficiency and whether it... 

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ANC applauds State security’s response during EFF shutdown 

By: Thabi Madiba     22nd March 2023 The African National Congress said on Wednesday that it was pleased with the responsiveness of the State security machinery to their mandate to... 


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To reduce kidnappings, South Africa’s police must tackle armed robbery

15th March 2023 Kidnapping in South Africa is four times higher than 10 years ago. In the last three months of 2022, the latest period for which there are official... 

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To reduce kidnappings, South Africa’s police must tackle armed robbery

15th March 2023 Kidnapping in South Africa is four times higher than 10 years ago. In the last three months of 2022, the latest period for which there are official... 

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Nigeria’s central bank made critical mistakes that doomed the country’s currency redesign

15th March 2023 Nigeria has successfully introduced new banknotes on about 10 occasions since independence in 1960. So why has the latest attempt been so... 

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Explosive revelations about South Africa’s power utility: why new electricity minister should heed the words of former Eskom CEO

15th March 2023 A month ago South Africans heard some hard truths about the state of the power utility, Eskom, from the outgoing CEO André de Ruyter. In an... 

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WHO health workforce support and safeguards list

9th March 2023 The Expert Advisory Group on the Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel (the Code) recommended that countries... 

 Lebanon’s Failure on the Right to Electricity

Lebanon’s Failure on the Right to Electricity

9th March 2023 Electricity is the vital lifeblood of modern life. It is fundamental to nearly every aspect of living and participating in present-day societies.... 

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Malaysia energy transition outlook

9th March 2023 Malaysia is among the most highly developed states of the Southeast Asia region and a founding member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations... 

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Understanding the role of narratives in humanitarian policy change

6th March 2023 Stories have been key to building humanitarianism as a collective ideology, underpinned by the principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality and... 

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Correctional Services must account for alleged cover-up of Facebook rapist’s escape

24th March 2023 The DA takes note of serious allegations made around the alleged cover-up of the escape of convicted rapist, Thabo Bester. These allegations were... 

DA Limpopo welcomes online tracking tool for school sanitation

24th March 2023 The DA in Limpopo welcomes the launch of the Michael Komape Sanitation Progress Monitor online tool by SECTION 27 and the Centre for Child Law. The... 

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ANC welcomes results of 22 March 2023 by-elections

24th March 2023 The African National Congress (ANC) welcomes results of the Independent Electoral Commission by- elections that were held on 23 March 2023 in... 

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Reign in Ramokgopa, before he causes more damage

24th March 2023 The new Minister of Electricity, Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, seems to open his mouth to change feet. His latest assertion, that the unbundling of ESKOM... 

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Press Offices

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South Africa: Two birds with one sunbeam - ESG windfall with the expanded renewable energy tax incentive

10th March 2023 The introduction of an augmented and accelerated capital expenditure deduction for the cost of constructing renewable energy infrastructure in... 

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Key factors to consider in the retrenchment of employees

9th March 2023 Economists have very recently predicted that South Africa has a 45% risk of entering into a recession. Such a recession would come at the worst... 

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How SA’s new state of disaster could affect construction contracting

9th March 2023 South Africa declared a state of disaster in response to the longest and most intense power cuts in the history of the country. The previous state... 

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Need-to-know advice for high-net-worth SA families considering emigrating to the US

9th March 2023 Many high net worth (HNW) individuals and families, as well as qualified professionals, are seriously considering emigrating from South Africa to... 

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