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24 February 2017
                       
 
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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...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
On Budget Day, the Trillion Rand Nuclear Deal is back in Court
What's On
On Wednesday, 22 February, social justice organisations are taking to the streets and the court to demand an end to the secret processes around South Africa's biggest ever procurement deal: the R1...
 
 
Budget Speech must be in sync with radical economic transformation – Cosatu
BUDGET
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Monday that it wanted this year’s budget to be dedicated to radical economic transformation and to be in sync with the resolve of the...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
Barack Obama: an enduring legacy for advocates of democracy in Africa?
THE CONVERSATION
American President Donald Trump’s February 13 calls to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and South Africa’s Jacob Zuma are his first signals of interest in sub-Sahara Africa. Trump reportedly...
 
 
Watching brief
REAL ECONOMY: GREEN MANUFACTURING
The closure and possible liquidation of an Eastern Cape wind-tower manufacturing facility only four years after it opened raises serious questions about whether business can truly rely on...
 
 
14 Feb 2017
 
DA: Mmusi Maimane: Address by DA Leader, during day one of the debate on the State of the Nation Address, Parliament (14/02/2017)
Topics
The weight of our history lies heavy upon all of us. We must never forget past injustices. And we must put right the wrongs of the past.
 
 
10 Feb 2017
 
Gauteng: MEC Ismail Vadi signs Joint Declaration of Intent with Vice Minister Gunther Adler of Germany
STATEMENT
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, today signed a Joint Declaration of Intent with Vice Minister, Gunther Adler, of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation,...
 
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, on the occasion of the Joint Sitting Of Parliament, Cape Town (09/02/2017)
Topics
An illustrious son of our country, President Oliver Reginald Tambo, would have turned 100 years old this year, had he lived.
 
 
08 Feb 2017
 
DA: Mmusi Maimane: Address by DA Leader, ahead of the President’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament this Thursday, Cape Town (08/02/2017)
Topics
I’d like to begin by extending my condolences to the families and friends of the 94 people who died from neglect while in the care of the Gauteng health department.
 
 
 
 
We have lost confidence in you – Pityana to Zuma
POLITICS
Save South Africa convener Sipho Pityana repeatedly blasted President Jacob Zuma at the campaign's "real State of the Nation Address" (Sona) in Cape Town. Pityana told hundreds of people at St...
 
 
Save SA to host 'real' Sona in Cape Town
POLITICS
The Save South Africa campaign will host a People's Assembly on the “real” State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Cape Town on Wednesday. The event will be held in St George's Cathedral, opposite...
 
 
07 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Signing ceremony of the joint declaration of intent
What's On
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Ismail Vadi cordially invites you to the signing ceremony of the Joint Declaration of Intent regarding cooperation in the field of Green Logistics with the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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