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30 Mar 2017
 
 
 
 
Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Philippines
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Like many countries in South East Asia, the Philippines faces twin challenges of population growth and rising energy demand. Dependent on imports for nearly half its primary energy supply, the...
 
 
22 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Protecting Schools from Military Use – Law, Policy, and Military Doctrine
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This report collects recent and historic examples of laws, court decisions, military orders, policies, and practice by governments, armed forces, non-state armed groups, and courts aimed at...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
No, there is no ‘miracle recipe’ that cures diabetes
AFRICA CHECK
A Philippine doctor claims to have discovered a recipe – consisting of sweet peppers, eggs and sea salt – that eliminates diabetes “in five minutes”. But it has not been scientifically proven. “Dr...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
Analysts acclaim Glencore’s performance as good fundamentals return
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Commodity market fundamentals are improving against a backdrop of better than expected demand and limited, if any, inventory build through the trough of the cycle, diversified mining and marketing...
 
 
DED: Cncellation of Jozi@Work and Jozi Bread Projects
STATEMENT
Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development Lebogang Maile has spoken out against the decision by Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba to scrap the Jozi@Work...
 
 
23 Jan 2017
 
‘Very tough’ mining year ahead as ‘lawfare’ breaks out – Nedbank
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
South African mining has a “very tough” year ahead, with "lawfare" breaking out. While existing large, powerful mining companies will persist, growth through new entrants and foreign investment is...
 
 
11 Jan 2017
 
 
 
South Africa has work to do to make government more accountable
THE CONVERSATION
The South African government completed its term as lead-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in December 2016. The partnership is an international initiative formed by eight countries in...
 
 
08 Dec 2016
 
 
 
Fueling the Philippines’ HIV Epidemic
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The Philippines is facing one of the fastest-growing epidemics of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Asia-Pacific region. According to official statistics, HIV prevalence among men who have...
 
 
02 Dec 2016
 
Glencore sees nickel shortage as electric vehicle demand burgeons
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore sees a shortage in nickel arising as a result of burgeoning demand from electric vehicle (EV) production. Batteries used in EVs are consuming about...
 
 
06 Oct 2016
 
WFTU: George Mavrikos: Address by General Secretary of WFTU, at the 17th World Trade Union Congress, Durban (05/10/2016)
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Comrades of South Africa, of the country of Mandela, of Mabhida, of Mtshali, of the land of the heroes of the working class, of the land that has shed rivers of blood of its best children in the...
 
 
01 Aug 2016
 
 
 
A national minimum wage would cut poverty and boost growth in South Africa
THE CONVERSATION
A national minimum wage, set at an appropriate level, can achieve the central objectives of reducing working poverty and inequality in South Africa. It can also lead to increased economic growth...
 
 
29 Jul 2016
 
 
 
ActionAid: Annual report 2015 (July 2016)
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This year women and men living in poverty continued to mobilise for their rights despite the volatile mix of disasters, militarism, conflict and economic displacement that left many of the world’s...
 
 
29 Jun 2016
 
DA: Wilmot James: Address by DA Shadow Minister of Health, during an oversight visit, Joubert Park Clinic, Hillbrow, Johannesburg (29/06/2016)
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Today’s oversight visit by the DA to the Joubert Park Clinic in Hillbrow, serves to confirm that nurses are at the frontline of health care and yet the nation gives them little resources to carry...
 
 
08 Jun 2016
 
 
 
Global Growth Forecast Again Revised Lower to 2.4% (June 2016)
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There are markedly different prospects for commodity exporters and importers. China is forecast to grow at 6.7% after 6.9% last year. India’s robust economic expansion is expected to hold steady at...
 
 
26 May 2016
 
 
                       
 
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