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29 April 2017
                       
 
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25 Apr 2017
 
 
dti: President Zuma says Special Economic Zones programme are important to SA's economic development
STATEMENT
The President Jacob Zuma says the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Programme is important to South Africa’s economic development goals. President Zuma was speaking at the launch of the Maluti-A-Phofung...
 
 
24 Apr 2017
 
 
 
LPG industry urged to act on non-binding market inquiry findings
LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS
South Africa’s Competition Commission has made far-reaching, yet non-binding, recommendations for dealing with prevailing “market distortions” in the domestic liquid petroleum gas (LPG) sector...
 
 
20 Apr 2017
 
DEA: Edna Molewa: Address by Minister of Environmental Affairs, at the offical handover of the Kgoroši recreation park, Limpopo (20/04/2017)
Topics
This 6th National Imbizo Focus Week forms part of our efforts as government to work with our communities to actively participate in the implementation of the National Development Plan as a roadmap...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Bank sets aside R1bn to support black farming investments in 2017
AGRICULTURE
South Africa’s Land Bank has set a target of disbursing “at least” R1-billion in 2017/18 to support investments by black entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector and to begin transforming a loan...
 
 
13 Apr 2017
 
 
 
Pan African capital raise puts gold project on fast track
GOLD
Midtier gold mining company Pan African Resources has successfully raised R705-million in a share placing, the net proceeds of which will be used, together with a R1-billion seven-year debt...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
DST: Minister Pandor on the latest R&D survey
STATEMENT
Our aim in government is to double the investment in R&D from the 2014/15 figure of 0.77% to 1.5% of GDP. That means doubling the 2014/2015 investment of R29 billion to roughly R60 billion a year...
 
 
11 Apr 2017
 
Rwanda adds to energy mix with first peat-fired power plant in Africa
THE CONVERSATION
Rwanda recently celebrated the opening of its first peat-fired power plant at Gishoma in the far west of the country, a $39.2M project. It is the first of its kind in Africa. Another larger peat...
 
 
07 Apr 2017
 
Manage the transition
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY
Nearly every day there is news about a new innovation in electricity generation, storage or efficiency as researchers respond to the pressing challenge of securing more energy, while producing less...
 
 
06 Apr 2017
 
Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill
HOGAN LOVELLS
According to the Global Fraud Report, an annual publication by Kroll that ranks regions according to their exposure to incidents of cyber fraud, sub-Saharan Africa has the third highest exposure to...
 
 
03 Apr 2017
 
South Africa has lost a key line of defence against corruption. What now?
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa’s currency and bond markets plunged after a dramatic late night announcement that South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma had fired the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy...
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
CC: Latest decision by the Competition Commission
STATEMENT
1. Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1 Guardrisk Life Ltd v The Standard General Insurance Company Ltd
 
 
22 Mar 2017
 
KZN: KZN welcomes hosting UN World Water Day Summit and Expo
STATEMENT
Somebody once said: “In the future, the wars won’t be fought on the availability of oil and mineral resources, but it will be fought on the availability of water.” KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies...
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
01 Mar 2017
 
Hospersa: Hospersa highlights Mpumalanga hospital mismanagement
STATEMENT
The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is outraged by reports of mismanagement and corruption at Shongwe Hospital in KaMatsamo (formerly Schoemansdal),...
 
 
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...
 
 
 
                       
 
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