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30 March 2017
                       
 
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27 Mar 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outrage over Zuma's order to Gordhan, Jonas
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma's instruction to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas to immediately return home from an investor roadshow in the UK and US has raised eyebrows among...
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
Break Free: Funeral procession outside the Department of Energy to highlight the impacts of Fossil Fuels
STATEMENT
Today, activists of the BREAKFREE coalition have taken part in a funeral procession outside the Department of Energy (DoE) in Pretoria to highlight the impacts that coal-fired power stations are...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
NUMSA: NUMSA plan of action on Eskom
STATEMENT
The National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) of South Africa is gearing up for the mother of all strikes in its bid to fight the looming crisis at Eskom. Last week the power utility announced that it...
 
 
16 Mar 2017
 
 
 
National Nuclear Regulator Act: Nuclear authorisations fees
(Gazette 40673, Notice R186)
Notice in terms of section 28 of the National Nuclear Regulator Act, 1999 (Act No 47 of 1999), on fees for Nuclear Authorisations.
 
 
 
 
National Nuclear Regulator Act: Fees payable: Granting of nuclear authorisation
(Gazette 40673, Notice R185)
SCHEDULE Definitions 1. In these regulations any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Act, shall have the meaning so assigned.
 
 
13 Mar 2017
 
ANC wants Presidency to have more powers to allocate State resources
POLITICS
The frican National Congress (ANC) has proposed that the Presidency be strengthened to become a "strategic centre of power" in government, driving resource allocation within the state. This is one...
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
DHA: Malusi Gigaba: Address by Minister of Home Affairs, at the Topco media top 500 companies awards, Johannesburg (07/03/2017)
Topics
“The imperative role business plays in reaching South Africa’s economic and developmental goals”
 
 
05 Mar 2017
 
YCLSA NC: YCLSA 7th Plenary National Committee statement
STATEMENT
The YCLSA National Committee (NC) convened in Johannesburg over the weekend of the 3rd March - 5th March 2017. The National Committee discussed and adopted the political report as presented by the...
 
 
03 Mar 2017
 
What can we tell of Eskom’s future from the Denton report?
LOW-CARBON FUTURE
The debate on the independent power producer (IPP) programme can serve as a useful distraction, and power utility Eskom is exploiting it to the full. The problem is not the IPPs, and they never...
 
 
28 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Use of Official Languages Act: Language policy: National Nuclear Regulator of South Africa: Draft
[G. 40673 GeN 187] - Comment by 19 Mar 2017
I, Mr Gino Moonsamy, Communications and Stakeholder Relations Manager of the National Nuclear Regulator of South Africa, in terms of section 4 (2) (h) of the Use of Official Language Act, 2012 (Act...
 
 
 
 
Labour Relations Act: Essential Services Committee: Investigation: Nuclear energy operators; Nursing, care giving, catering and laundry at homes / institutions caring for patients suffering from cerebral palsy: Representations invited
[G. 40673 GeN 194] - Comment by 16 Mar 2017
Notice published by the Essential Services Committee (‘the Committee’) in terms of section 71, read with section 70(2)(a) of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No 66 of 1995 as amended)
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
Why Gordhan's silence on South Africa's nuclear option is a good sign
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech. The word “energy” came up only once compared with 2016, when it was used...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
 
 
 
 
Electricity-mix model shows South Africa won’t need to trade off clean for low-cost
ELECTRICITY
The steep decline in wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) costs means that South Africa will not need to make the traditional trade-off between investing in either clean or least-cost electricity...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Eskom and Transnet need to borrow billions more
STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES
Eskom and Transnet need to borrow billions more than anticipated in 2016, National Treasury revealed in its 2017 Budget Review on Wednesday. Even as Eskom’s financial performance improved in...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
OUTA: OUTA aims to unbundle Eskom
STATEMENT
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has lodged a complaint with the Competition Commission to seek its ruling and recommendation to both fine and unbundle Eskom, due to monopolistic control...
 
 
 
                       
 
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