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South Africa won’t be ‘short-changed’ in climate finance talks, Ramaphosa insists 

By: Terence Creamer     25th November 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa says that government will not allow itself to be “short-changed” or lumped with conditions that will undermine its... 

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Law firm creates outsourced compliance solution for mining industry 

By: Martin Creamer     25th November 2021 A specialist mining law firm, which prefers people to paper, has created an outsourced compliance solution for Africa’s mining industry. NSDV will... 

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ANC could regain control of failing Maluti-a-Phofung days after losing municipality to coalition  

By: News24Wire      25th November 2021 Just days after the African National Congress lost administrative control of the failing Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality to a coalition led by... 


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Climate, energy and the African dilemma

17th November 2021 South Africa was abuzz this month with the announcement of a R131-billion deal on the margins of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference... 

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Costs will stop localisation from spawning industrialisation

17th November 2021 Department of trade, industry & competition provides no evidence that price increases were temporary. Business, trade unions and the government... 

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What went wrong? Saving the democratic project needs more than elections to maintain close links with the people

16th November 2021 We are living in confusing times. During the Struggle for freedom, it was clear to those who were actively involved that one had to take sides and... 

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Central banks and climate change: how they can play a role in managing the fallout

16th November 2021 Climate change is a devilishly complex challenge that affects all aspects of our lives. It affects weather patterns, biodiversity, access to and... 

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Carbon markets and standards: a new agenda for LDC negotiators

11th November 2021 This brief explores two different types of carbon markets: baseline-and-credit mechanisms, which are primarily structured around offsetting and... 

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Carbon inequality in 2030: Per capita consumption emissions and the 1.5⁰C goal

5th November 2021 The world’s richest 1% are set to have per capita consumption emissions in 2030 that are still 30 times higher than the global per capita level... 

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Renewable Energy for Agri-food Systems

5th November 2021 Energy and agri-food systems are deeply connected. Agri-food systems consume about 30% of the world’s energy. While, energy is responsible for a... 

 Increasing Climate Ambition: Analysis of an International Carbon Price Floor

Increasing Climate Ambition: Analysis of an International Carbon Price Floor

4th November 2021 Pricing carbon could spur greater emissions reduction to help address the global climate crisis, but what would the economic impacts be of... 

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DA calls for a probe into SANDF’s bizarre decision to open bakeries

29th November 2021 The DA will write to the Minister of Defence, Thandi Modise, to call for an investigation into the South African National Defence Force's (SANDF)... 

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ActionSA Welcomes Ramaphosa’s Non-Imposition of Further Restrictions

29th November 2021 ActionSA notes and applauds President Cyril Ramaphosa for not imposing further draconian restrictions on South Africans and our already battered... 

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IFP Notes President Ramaphosa’s Announcements Regarding New Covid-19 Variant

29th November 2021 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) notes the announcements made by President Ramaphosa, regarding the outbreak of the new Covid-19 Omicron variant.... 

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Planned Joburg Council Meeting A Waste of Residents Funds

29th November 2021 ActionSA notes with concern that, in a move straight out of the handbook on wasting residents' funds, the Speaker of the Joburg Council, Cllr Vasco... 

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Press Offices

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Government withdraws proposal to impose exit tax on retirement interests

11th November 2021 Expatriates and those with plans to emigrate will be relieved to learn that the proposal to impose an exit tax on retirement interests will be... 

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Private sector involvement is key for sustainable cities and towns

11th November 2021 Creating sustainable and environmentally friendly cities is a central feature of climate change adaptation, embracing themes such as AI, IP law and... 

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Zambia’s 2022 National Budget aims to revitalise the country’s economy

10th November 2021 The Zambian Minister of Finance and National Planning, Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane, (Minister) delivered the 2022 National Budget Speech to the... 

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The importance of employees adhering to workplace Covid protocols

10th November 2021 Issue: Whether the dismissal of an employee who attended work whilst awaiting a Covid-19 test result, who continued to report to work after the... 

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