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Barrick’s Mali trebling solar as renewables stave off high energy prices at Kibali 

By: Martin Creamer     9th August 2022 The African regions are continuing to excel on all fronts for Barrick, the large gold/copper miner that is benefitting from a stand-out performance... 

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US Secretary of State's SA visit start of a 'new chapter' after seven years of silence

By: News24Wire      8th August 2022 United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken believes his strategic dialogue visit to South Africa is the start of a new chapter in efforts to... 

Chad signs peace pact with rebels, but main insurgents stay out

By: Reuters     8th August 2022 More than 30 rebel and opposition factions signed a peace pact with Chad's transitional authorities on Monday, agreeing to join broader talks after... 

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Green hydrogen offers a window to redefine the Africa-Australia and Africa-Australia-Europe partnerships

5th August 2022 Conflict in Europe has fast-forwarded a global race for green hydrogen. Australia was already well-placed, having already begun pursuit of... 

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Empowering feminist youth voices to fight inequality and violence against women

5th August 2022 It is critical to empower youth feminist voices in the fight for the prevention of gender-based violence and gender inequality, and promote... 

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Energy required

5th August 2022 Opponents of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s strategy for tackling South Africa’s 14-year-old electricity crisis continue to argue, without evidence,... 

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Artisanal gold mining in South Africa is out of control. Mistakes that got it here

4th August 2022 Illegal and unregulated artisanal gold mining on the Witwatersrand Basin, located south of South Africa’s Gauteng province, is an increasing threat... 

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Center for Global Development

Breakthrough to Policy Use: Reinvigorating Impact Evaluation for Global Development

21st July 2022 In 2006, when a CGD working group, led by Ruth Levine, Bill Savedoff, and Nancy Birdsall, published its report When Will We Ever Learn? Improving... 

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Towards Climate Resilient Ocean Economies in Africa

19th July 2022 Sustainable economic development based on the oceans and meeting the aspirations of individual countries, the African Union, economic actors and... 

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ADF Regional Operations - Crossing Borders, Connecting Communities, Changing Lives

19th July 2022 On 1 January 2021, trading began under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)— one of the world’s largest free trade areas by population,... 

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Renewable Energy Statistics 2022

19th July 2022 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive, reliable datasets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide.... 

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Sol Platjie Local Municipality apologises to DPWI for switching off lights

11th August 2022 The Sol Platjie local Municipality in the Northern Cape sent an apology to the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) for erroneously... 

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Speaker refers allegations of Phala Phla complaint to the oint Standing Committee on Intelligence

11th August 2022  National Assembly (NA) Speaker, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has requested the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence through the Chairperson, Mr... 

Building futures in KZN - Coega is an infrastructure implementing agent of choice

11th August 2022 The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has made a remarkable impact across the country as an infrastructure implementing agent of choice. For... 

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Joburg Council violence undermines residents and efforts to stop violence against women

11th August 2022 On behalf of the Johannesburg Multi-Party Government, I condemn, in the harshest terms, the violence incited by ANC and EFF Councillors in early... 

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Werksmans

Taking the Collusion out of Collaboration

4th August 2022 he Competition Commission’s 2022 ‘Guidelines on Collaboration Between Competitors on Localisation Initiatives’ and avoiding cartel conduct Pursuant... 

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Once empowered, always empowered?

4th August 2022 There has been a recent shift in emphasis by the Competition Commission of South Africa (the Commission) from simply protecting competition and... 

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Manna or a bitter pill – a perspective on public interest

4th August 2022 There is little debate around public interest considerations should carrying the same weight as competition issues in South African merger... 

Werskmans Attorneys

Not a snowball’s chance – the true meaning of dispositions ‘not made for value’ in the South African Law of Insolvency

4th August 2022 A key task of a liquidator, once appointed, is to investigate the dealings by an insolvent company of its assets. This is a necessary incident of... 

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Magazine round up | 12 August 2022

ANC renewal is not about words but about actions - Mathews Phosa

Moving beyond “disillusionment” means recreating our political life

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