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Progress towards achieving millennium development goals slow

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     5th December 2011 Deputy Energy Minister Barbara Thompson said on Monday that the pace would need to be stepped up if the millennium development goals (MDGs) were to... 

Poor will suffer under NHI – DA 

By: Sapa     5th December 2011 The poor will likely suffer more under the proposed national health insurance (NHI) system, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday. 

Warrant issued for Selebi 

By: Sapa     5th December 2011 A police officer has been given a committal warrant to make sure Jackie Selebi begins his jail sentence, but it will be up to the former top cop's... 

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Malema appeal still underway 

By: Sapa     5th December 2011 African National Congress (ANC) youth league leader Julius Malema's lawyers have received correspondence from the ruling party's national... 

Mechanisms sought to offset incremental costs of SA’s renewables roll-out 

By: Terence Creamer     5th December 2011 The renewable energy targets outlined in South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010 would add an average incremental cost of around... 

$100bn climate fund ‘badly needed’ – World Bank economist 

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     5th December 2011 The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is “badly needed”, World Bank lead economist and regional climate change coordinator Raffaello Cervigni said this... 

Selebi lawyers arrive at high court

By: Sapa     5th December 2011 Former police commissioner Jackie Selebi's legal team arrived at the High Court in Johannesburg shortly after it opened on Monday. 

‘Hundreds of thousands of jobs’, clean power from fuel cells – Anglo 

By: Martin Creamer     5th December 2011 The window of opportunity is “wide open” for South Africa to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs and simultaneously obtain a source of clean... 

Maharaj may have also breached disclosure law

By: Sapa     5th December 2011 Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj may himself have broken the law he hopes will be used to prosecute journalists, City Press reported on Sunday. 

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5th December 2011 The weekly editions of Engineering News and Mining Weekly will be posted to your preferred postal address. 

Petrol price to fall next week

By: Reuters     2nd December 2011 South Africa's petrol pump prices in the main inland commercial region Gauteng will decrease by 11c or 1.02% on December 7, the Energy Department... 

New rules needed to accelerate investment in Africa

By: Brindaveni Naidoo     2nd December 2011 The world needs a new way of doing business in Africa, particularly with regard to climate finance, World Bank special envoy for climate change... 

Millions to boost skills development

By: SA News     2nd December 2011 A R129-million agreement which is expected to improve the country’s skills development was announced on Friday by Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.  

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