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Reconfiguration of water entities meant to improve water provision to communities, says Mchunu

By: Natasha Odendaal     1st February 2023 The efforts of the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) to reconfigure South Africa’s water boards, and ensure the provision of water and... 

Reconfiguration of water entities meant to improve water provision to communities, says Mchunu
Kusile recovery central to 2023 NECOM plan to add supply

NECOM outlines plan for adding and recovering 8 800 MW in 2023 

By: Terence Creamer     31st January 2023 Initiatives being coordinated under the aegis of the National Energy Crisis Committee (NECOM) will seek to add about 8 800 MW of capacity to the... 

Carletonville’s Blyvoor Gold Mine on Gauteng’s West Rand.

Blyvoor Gold secures approval for solar energy project

By: Martin Creamer     31st January 2023 Carletonville’s Blyvoor Gold Mine has announced the approval of the first phase of its solar energy project. Up to 40 MW will be generated near its... 

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Africa Check

‘Almost double the world average’? Debunking government claims about water use in South Africa

26th January 2023 As South Africa enters its 16th year of the rolling power outages known as loadshedding, some provinces also face an unreliable water supply. Over... 

The Conversation

Non-racial South Africa: book shows debate on nation building is still relevant today

25th January 2023 There has been much comment recently on the lack of representation of minorities in the leadership structures of South Africa’s governing party,... 

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Will legislative elections put Benin’s democracy back on track?

25th January 2023 Benin could be emerging from its most profound political crisis since democracy was introduced in 1990. On 8 January, generally peaceful... 

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Malawi must put climate adaptation first

25th January 2023 Drought, flooding and late-onset and erratic rainfall have disrupted food systems and food security throughout Malawi’s history, causing... 

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Oxfam

Survival of the Richest: How we must tax the super-rich now to fight inequality

18th January 2023 We are living through an unprecedented moment of multiple crises. Tens of millions more people are facing hunger. Hundreds of millions more face... 

World Economic Forum

Decentralized Autonomous Organization Toolkit

17th January 2023 Collaboratively governed and code-driven, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) are engaged in nothing less than an experiment to reimagine... 

World Economic Forum

The Next Frontier in Fighting Wildfires: FireAId Pilot and Scaling

17th January 2023 Wildfire severity, spread and frequency have all increased because of climate change. This poses a growing threat to forest ecosystems and... 

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Food, Nature and Health Transitions − Repeatable Country Models

17th January 2023 Studying successful country-level food systems transformations, this report identifies repeatable actions, investments, and collaborations that can... 

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Statements

Transnet’s call for private sector partnership on the Durban/Johannesburg corridor must be expanded internationally

Updated 4 hours ago The DA welcomes Transnet's decision to bring in a private partner to take over the running of its Durban/Johannesburg corridor for the next 20... 

Free State Department of Health applauding a fish for swimming

Updated 4 hours ago The DA in the Free State notes that the Department of Health in the Free State is finally acting and starting a process of trying to address the... 

Western Cape Infrastructure on Blompark development housing opportunities

Updated 5 hours ago With 150 houses already delivered since the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers turned the first sod in September 2021, residents... 

Parliament to demand answers from SA Tourism over R1 billion Tottenham deal following DA pressure

Parliament to demand answers from SA Tourism over R1 billion Tottenham deal following DA pressure

Updated 5 hours ago An urgent meeting by the Tourism Portfolio Committee to discuss the controversial Tottenham Hotspur R1 billion sponsorship deal has been confirmed... 

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Sabinet

General Laws Amendment Act – Is Your Company Prepared?

17th January 2023 The South African Government, via the Department of Finance, has announced the implementation of the new General Laws Amendment Act. President... 

Tax Consulting SA

January 23 deadline causing headaches for provisional taxpayers

17th January 2023 The recent announcement that the deadline for provisional taxpayers has been brought forward to 23 January 2023 is causing confusion. "Some... 

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Finding Nemo

16th January 2023 After the festive season many employers will be left in the dark regarding the whereabouts of some of their employees that have failed to return to... 

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie grows Africa transactional practice with three partner hires in Johannesburg

16th January 2023 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie today announced the appointment of three highly regarded transactional lawyers in the Johannesburg office.... 

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