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Loadshedding is hitting South Africa’s agricultural sector and food inflation is ‘sticky’

By: Rebecca Campbell     30th January 2023 In its latest “Food Inflation Brief”, covering December, the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP) has warned of the consequences of the... 

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Gauteng High Court grants DA request to interdict Ekurhuleni special council sitting  

By: News24Wire      30th January 2023 The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg granted the Democratic Alliance an urgent interdict to halt a special council sitting of the Ekurhuleni... 

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Ramaphosa affirms Nersa’s independence in setting tariffs, but still calls for mitigation solution 

By: Terence Creamer     30th January 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa has acknowledged that tariffs that reflect the cost of producing electricity are necessary for Eskom’s financial... 

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Green hydrogen - reflections on the new green gold

20th January 2023 South Africa had its first investor and policy summit in Cape Town in late November when President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the hydrogen conference.... 

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How trade restrictions affect consumers: the case of frozen chicken

19th January 2023 Trade protection in South Africa has increased overall since 2014. This has manifested in a rising incidence of tariffs covering intermediate... 

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Ghana’s split Parliament has failed to meet public expectations

19th January 2023 Since the beginning of the Fourth Republic in 1992, Ghana’s Parliament has been dominated by governing party members. In 2020 that changed when –... 

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Technology and sustainable development: a hamlet in rural South Africa shows how one can power the other

18th January 2023 It’s hard to imagine that the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the fourth industrial revolution can be part of the same conversation. But,... 

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International Renewable Energy Agency

Renewable Energy Roadmap: Nigeria

13th January 2023 The Federal Republic of Nigeria is the most populous country and largest economy on the African continent. It is home to one of the fastest-growing... 

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Scenarios for the energy transition: Experience and good practices in Africa

13th January 2023 African nations use long-term scenarios and energy planning tools to inform national planning. When the right institutional framework is in place,... 

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Busa calls for implementation of critical interventions

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     10th January 2023 Business organisation Business Unity South Africa (Busa) says it has noted the African National Congress’ (ANC’s) yearly statement of January 8,... 

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Global Health and Healthcare Strategic Outlook: Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare

10th January 2023 Unprecedented disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by social, economic, geopolitical and environmental challenges, continue to... 

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Engen extends a helping hand to Atlantis fire victims who lost everything

2nd February 2023 The devastation caused by a fire that broke out in Witsand, Atlantis last week which left 77 people from 33 households displaced has prompted Engen... 

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School infrastructure backlogs in KwaZulu-Natal remain huge concern for committee

2nd February 2023 The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education is concerned about the persistent infrastructure challenges facing some schools in KwaZulu-Natal that... 

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SAFI celebrates Israel’s growing ties with Africa: Chad opens embassy in Ramat Gan

2nd February 2023 The South African Friends of Israel (SAFI) celebrate Israel’s growing ties in Africa, following the announcement by Chadian President, Mahamat... 

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The R1 billion soccer sponsorship proposal by SA Tourism is an insult to struggling workers and taxpayers.

2nd February 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) joins all properly adjusted South Africans to call on the South African government to scrap the... 

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New Preferential Procurement Regulations: a "placeholder"

14th December 2022 The new Preferential Procurement Regulations allow organs of state to set quantifiable, transformative goals in their tenders. Bidders will need to... 

Sabinet

Get quick and easy access to financial regulatory instruments with Sabinet

12th December 2022 Mercantile lawyers must have up-to-date access to the latest financial regulatory instruments to help their clients achieve and maintain regulatory... 

Spoor & Fisher

The Copyright Amendment Bill and the many fronts of the battle

12th December 2022 The Copyright Amendment Bill which is currently being developed, needs to balance the interests of multiple stakeholders. If the bill favours... 

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The annual 16 days of activism – A time to reflect, a time to take action

9th December 2022 The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that runs annually from 25 November to 10 December. The campaign... 

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