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Northern Cape’s proposed green hydrogen hub can help open region’s full energy potential 

By: Martin Creamer     22nd September 2022 The Boegoebaai green hydrogen hub in the Northern Cape can be a strategic project to open Southern Africa’s full green energy potential. A 24-month... 

Sasol hydrogen programme management head Rilet Davison.
Sasol hydrogen programme management head Rilet Davison.
President Cyril Ramaphosa

ANC blocks debate on Parliament's role in holding Ramaphosa to account - for now  

By: News24Wire      22nd September 2022 The African National Congress temporarily scuppered a debate on Parliament's role in holding the president accountable, which the Democratic... 

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago

Another large hike pushes rates to pre-pandemic level  

By: News24Wire      22nd September 2022 Interest rates are back at pre-pandemic levels after the Reserve Bank hiked rates by 75 basis points, for a second meeting in a row. Three members... 

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The Conversation

Covid pandemic created immunisation gaps in Africa. Over half a million children are at risk

22nd September 2022 The Covid pandemic exposed the fault lines in health systems and national routine immunisation programmes around the world. A recent World Health... 

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12% of working women in South Africa are domestic workers – yet they don’t receive proper maternity leave or pay

22nd September 2022 Most of the world’s domestic workers – (76%) – are women. They mainly do housework like cleaning, washing clothes, cooking and childcare, usually... 

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Should SA municipalities get greater policing powers?

22nd September 2022 With murder and other crimes on the rise in South Africa, better responses to violence and crime are urgently needed. Cape Town Mayor Geordin... 

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How agro-processing can boost regional integration – and development

22nd September 2022 Regional integration in Africa is underway but progress requires that the gains are widely spread. South Africa’s huge regional trade surplus in... 

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World Economic Forum

ESG Pulse Check: Getting the Basics Right for Start-ups and Venture Capital Firms

15th September 2022 While venture capital firms are a critical force in shaping the future as they invest in the leading start-ups and disruptive technologies, the... 

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State of Quantum Computing: Building a Quantum Economy

15th September 2022 Quantum computing is developing rapidly, with government and business investment reaching $35.5-billion globally, but the technology has not... 

Eurodad

The Emperor’s New Clothes: What’s new about the EU’s Global Gateway?

15th September 2022 In 2021, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen presented the EU Global Gateway in her State of the Union speech. She claimed it was... 

Overseas Development Institute

Data sharing and third-party monitoring in humanitarian response

15th September 2022 Data sharing has the potential to improve humanitarian delivery, whether through real-time insights, more efficient and evidence-based operations... 

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Statements

Who paid for ANCYL to 'observe' sham Russian referendums?

26th September 2022 The African National Congress’ Youth League (ANCYL) has committed a serious breach of international law by sending "observers" to witness a series... 

Metered-taxi customers, operators encouraged to download City app about supply and demand

26th September 2022 The City of Cape Town is urging hail-and-ride customers and metered-taxi operators, including those using e-hailing platforms, to participate in... 

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DA welcomes long overdue removal of KZN Sports, Arts and Culture HOD

26th September 2022 The DA in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) welcomes the long overdue removal of Sport, Arts and Culture Department Head of Department (HOD), Ntokozo Chonco. On... 

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SALGA assists municipalities to mitigate energy infrastructure challenges to position them for future sustainability

26th September 2022 The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) is taking courageous and decisive action to close the electricity gap and help... 

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Extended validity of Zimbabwean exemption permits

15th September 2022 On 29 November 2021, a directive was issued by the Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) confirming cabinet's decision that, no... 

Other Briefs

What restraint, they were my clients

15th September 2022 For some or other reason there seems to be a misplaced perception amongst employees in South Africa that employers cannot enforce trade restraints... 

Cox Yeats Attorneys

Electricity generation licencing exemptions

15th September 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in his address of 25 July 2022 that in order to end load-shedding it was urgently necessary to add more... 

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Fasken advises Lenders on the financial close of two registered 100 MW energy projects

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th September 2022 Fasken is proud to have advised the Lenders on the financial close of two registered 100 MW energy projects. The first two 100 MW energy projects... 

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ANC governments caused the problems: they cannot be the ones to resolve them

Freedom and xenophobia do not belong together – Freedom must be defended and xenophobia banished

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