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Covid-19: Most cases of new variant in Gauteng - and it may be spreading to other provinces  

By: News24Wire      25th November 2021 While most of the cases of a new Covid-19 variant have been detected in Gauteng, Health Minister Joe Phaahla and scientists believe it may also be... 

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SA Human Rights Commission subpoenas state officials to testify at unrest hearing

By: News24Wire      25th November 2021 The South African Human Rights Commission has issued subpoenas for state officials to appear at its hearing into the unrest in Gauteng and... 

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Limpopo Health MEC warns of fourth wave as Exxaro Mine records 57 Covid-19 cases in just four days

By: News24Wire      25th November 2021 Limpopo Health MEC Phophi Ramathuba says she is alarmed by the Covid-19 cluster outbreak at Exxaro Mine in Lephalale, where 57 new cases were... 

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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... 

CDE head Ann Bernstein

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... 

Raymond Suttner

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... 

Renewable Energy for Agri-food Systems

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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FEDUSA welcomes government’s historic ratification of convention 190

29th November 2021 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has welcomed the government’s ratification of Convention 190 (C190) which refers to the... 

State Capture Commission withholding ANC cadre deployment records from public scrutiny

29th November 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is concerned by the refusal of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture to comply with a request we submitted over... 

Loss of income from Covid-19 lockdown main contributing factor to 90% increase in Gauteng suicide cases

29th November 2021 While residents continue to suffer the consequences of the economically disastrous Covid-19 lockdown of 2020 and 2021, cases of suicide in the... 

Letter of solidarity from NUMSA

29th November 2021 On behalf of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party, we send you fraternal greetings as... 

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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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Coalitions at local government level can be avoided – there is an alternative

9th November 2021 ​​​Following the local government election, the focus now is on the potential coalitions. In numerous municipalities, including five of the... 

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