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Schalk Burger

Schalk Burger

Schalk Burger is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


Increasing taxes the only viable option to fund a basic income grant, research shows

22nd July 2022 Of the three options available to fund a basic income grant (BIG) – cutting expenditure, issuing more debt or raising taxes – raising taxes is the... 

AfDB fund approves $11m grant for AfCFTA secretariat

18th July 2022 Development finance institution the African Development Bank's (AfDB's) African Development Fund approved an $11.02-million support package to the... 

Africa needs all hands on deck to meet 2030 energy goals

15th July 2022 To achieve universal energy access by 2030, Africa will need a range of technologies and policy changes that open national grids to private... 


Zimbabwe emergency power project nears completion

12th July 2022 An emergency power infrastructure rehabilitation project has reached the last leg of implementation with the delivery of a 175 MVA transformer,... 

Africa making progress in building tax transparency, tackling illicit financial flows

22nd June 2022 Development finance institution the African Development Bank (AfDB) says African countries’ requests for information for tax collection purposes... 

Lamola proposes whole of society approach to combat crime, inequality in South Africa

6th June 2022 Through the compact between business, labour, civil society and government, South Africa is able to, and must, respond with collective hands to... 

Agri SA proposes diesel rebate scheme increase to buffer food prices from fuel hike

31st May 2022 A targeted intervention to increase the diesel rebate to the agricultural sector would buffer the cost pressures that impact food prices, while... 

Mavuso says South Africa winning expenditure, investment-ratings battles

30th May 2022 A global recession poses immense risks to South Africa's economy and the country will need to be in strong fighting shape. The recession that... 

Study highlights potential export markets for South African, SADC products

27th May 2022 A study, undertaken as part of the European Union (EU) and Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) on trade in... 

Developing countries have opportunity to call for greater access to nuclear energy, technology

17th May 2022 States that do not have nuclear weapons, which include most developing countries, have an opportunity to demand greater access to nuclear sciences... 

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