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No zero carbon without green hydrogen, US pledging $1/kg coal-parity price 

By: Martin Creamer     21st October 2021 The world will be unable to meet its zero-carbon targets without the introduction of green hydrogen solutions, says Plug Power chief strategy... 

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Southern African envoys due to travel to eSwatini after anti-monarchy protests 

By: Reuters     21st October 2021 Envoys from Southern African countries are expected to travel to eSwatini this week, South Africa said on Thursday, after protests against the... 

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Covid-19: More than 39 000 children sign up for vaccination on first day of registration for kids

By: News24Wire      21st October 2021 More than 39 000 children signed up for Covid-19 vaccination on day 1 of registration for kids. The vaccination programme opened to children aged... 

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Transition risks

15th October 2021 Recent developments in Europe and Asia – which have seen oil, gas, coal and electricity prices surge, as well as supply disruptions – have raised... 

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Why the African Union’s mediation effort in Tigray is a non-starter

14th October 2021 The United Nations recognises mediation as one of the most effective methods of preventing, managing and above all, resolving conflicts. The UN... 

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Françafrique is a blunt tool for explaining foreign policy

14th October 2021 French President Emmanuel Macron held a new kind of France-Africa summit in Montpellier on 8 October. He invited no African heads of state. Instead... 

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Nigeria at 61: checking president Buhari's 2021 Independence Day claims

14th October 2021 On 1 October 2021 president Muhammadu Buhari addressed Nigeria on the country’s Independence Day. This marked 61 years since Nigeria became a... 

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Digital identity, biometrics and inclusion in humanitarian responses to refugee crises

Digital identity, biometrics and inclusion in humanitarian responses to refugee crises

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th October 2021 Digital identity and biometrics have long been divisive topics in the humanitarian sector. On the one hand, they have the potential to be more... 

South Africa – Social Assistance Programs and Systems Review

South Africa – Social Assistance Programs and Systems Review

7th October 2021 The World Bank, in collaboration with the Government of South Africa, released a new report assessing the country’s social assistance programs and... 

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Al Jama-ah 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

5th October 2021 Al Jama-ah Party is a political party that should be viewed as a platform for ALL communities. The Party is the first Muslim political party... 

Value Chain Analysis for the Oil sector

Value Chain Analysis for the Oil sector

5th October 2021 Africa is endowed with significant oil resources which represents strong assets for the continent socio-economic development, that could help... 

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Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma appoints Commission on Khoi-San Matters

26th October 2021 Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has appointed members to serve in the Commission on Khoi-San... 

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DA sends best wishes to matrics ahead of exams

26th October 2021 The DA wishes all matric learners the best during their examinations set to start tomorrow. We know that the past two years have asked... 

Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 09:00 on Tuesday until 05:00 on Saturday

Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 09:00 on Tuesday until 05:00 on Saturday

26th October 2021 Eskom regrets to announce that due to a shortage of generation capacity, Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 09:00 today until 05:00 on... 

The attack on the eKhenana land occupation continues with the assault of women and more arrests

26th October 2021 On Saturday at about 10am ANC thugs molested and assaulted Phumelele Mkhize, Snothando Mkhize, Nomlindelo Madlala and Nomfundo Mhlongo at the... 

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Rebuilding South Africa together

5th October 2021 During October, Rebuilding South Africa Together will be the focus of the annual Cares Month, a global community outreach programme spearheaded by... 

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The role of incapacity in dismissals for misconduct

5th October 2021 A recent judgment* by the Labour Court addresses the role that incapacity can play when an employee is charged with misconduct, and whether an... 

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Franchising in South Africa: What entrepreneurs must know to succeed

4th October 2021 Despite volatility and uncertainty in South Africa’s economy at present, franchising remains a viable option for South African entrepreneurs... 

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NEW Draft Companies Amendment Bill - snapshot of key proposed amendments

4th October 2021 A new draft of the Companies Amendment Bill has been published. Although the Bill clarifies many important company law issues; several ambiguities... 

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