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South Africa well on way to unlocking incredible base metals potential – Orion 

By: Martin Creamer     31st January 2023 Emerging production hubs in the Northern Cape are opening the way for South Africa to be a producer of future-facing ‘green’ metals to support the... 

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Dewatering plan at Prieska Copper-Zinc Mine.
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Stage 6 loadshedding returns on Tuesday night after more breakdowns

By: News24Wire      31st January 2023 Eskom has announced that loadshedding will escalate to Stage 6 on Tuesday night, after six generating units suffered breakdowns over the past 24... 

ANC NEC co-opts Ramaphosa's parliamentary counsellor and former eThekwini mayor

By: News24Wire      31st January 2023 In an attempt to have more representation of minorities on its national executive committee, the African National Congress has co-opted four people... 

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Climate change: Africa has a major new carbon market initiative - what you need to know

24th January 2023 Climate finance for the African continent got a boost at the 2022 United Nations Climate Conference (COP27), with the launch of the African Carbon... 

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Nigeria’s presidential hopefuls make vague promises on security

24th January 2023 Eighteen presidential candidates will participate in Nigeria’s polls on 25 February. Three stand out – Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ruling All... 

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Electricity and loadshedding

23rd January 2023 Antonio Gramsci had it right: ‘The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a... 

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Power cuts in South Africa: trend to get off the grid is gathering pace, but total independence is still a way off

23rd January 2023 South Africans have been battered by power shortages for several years. These have worsened to the point that towards the end of 2022 the country’s... 

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Chief Economists Outlook: January 2023

17th January 2023 The January 2023 Chief Economists Outlook is published amid continuing economic uncertainty and challenges of historic proportions. As the world... 

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Global Parity Alliance: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lighthouses 2023

17th January 2023 The Global Parity Alliance (GPA) – a cross-industry group committed to advancing DEI around the world – launched the Diversity, Equity and... 

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Socio-economic footprint of the energy transition: Indonesia

17th January 2023 With over 270 million inhabitants and more than 17 500 islands, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and the largest economy... 

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Energizing health: accelerating electricity access in health-care facilities

17th January 2023 The publication provides a comprehensive update on the status and key actions needed for providing reliable, modern energy to health-care... 

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Joburg Executive Mayor announces new MMCs

Updated 6 hours ago On Thursday, 02 February 2023, the City of Johannesburg’s new Executive Mayor, Councillor Thapelo Amad, appointed eight members of his Mayoral... 

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SA Wine industry honours Vinpro stalwart

Updated 7 hours ago Vinpro stalwart and wine industry favourite Rydal Jeftha received the prestigious Growing Inclusivity award for his inspiring example in the South... 

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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu responds to Daily Maverick article on proposal to sponsor Tottenham Hotspur

2nd February 2023 Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has noted a report by the Daily Maverick on Wednesday 1 February 2023 headlined: "From Lindiwe Sisulu, With Love:... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa nominates Justice Mahube Betty Molemela for Judge President of Supreme Court of Appeal

2nd February 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa has informed Chief Justice Raymond Zondo of his consideration to appoint Justice Mahube Betty Molemela as Judge President... 

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Blackouts, further tariff hikes point to ‘inevitable’ financial distress for SA businesses this year

16th January 2023 Rolling blackouts and the recently imposed 18.65% Eskom tariff hikes from April this year are likely to place additional stress on the South... 

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Cybersecurity and data are key disputes concerns in 2023 says new survey from Baker McKenzie

11th January 2023 82% of respondents expect the number of disputes in 2023 to either stay the same or increase 62% of respondents expect cybersecurity and data... 

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Sars Homes in on Non-Compliant HNWIs

10th January 2023 In 2022, the South African Revenue Service (“Sars”) demonstrated its increased focus on revenue collection and compliance, specifically pertaining... 

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Overworked and Underpaid

9th January 2023 The Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (“the Act”) governs the timeframes that employees earning under the earning threshold can be... 

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