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23 January 2017
                       
 
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Platinum price upturn needed to sustain industry – Lonmin
PLATINUM
An upturn in the platinum price is needed for the sustainability of the platinum industry as a whole, Lonmin CEO Ben Magara said on Friday. The head of the large London- and Johannesburg-listed...
 
 
GCIS: Cyril Ramaphosa concludes productive working visit to World Economic Forum
STATEMENT
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday concluded his productive visit to Davos with his participation in the World Economic Forum (WEF) session: Informal Gathering of World Economic Leaders...
 
 
Ramaphosa concludes ‘productive’ visit to Davos
WEF 2017
South Africa Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his visit to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, where he delivered the message that South...
 
 
Diversity in the township economy
TOWNSHIP ECONOMY
In the week that the country waited with bated breath for the national executive committee of the ruling party to decide the fate of the President Jacob Zuma, the secretary-general of the party,...
 
 
19 Jan 2017
 
Solidarity: 2016’s mining fatalities disappointing
STATEMENT
Trade union Solidarity today said that the number of mining fatalities recorded in 2016 have shown no significant improvement compared with those of 2015. According to statistics announced by the...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dirty Bankers – How HSBC is Financing Forest Destruction for Palm Oil
RECOMMENDATION
HSBC, headquartered in the UK, is currently one of the largest providers of financial services to the palm oil industry. HSBC has detailed policies on forestry and agricultural commodities...
 
 
Liberia’s journey to national ownership
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
In October 2017, Liberia will hold what is expected to be a hotly contested election. The leaders of 22 political parties will be vying to replace President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first...
 
 
18 Jan 2017
 
China: Xi Jinping: Address by Chinese President, at the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland (18/01/2017)
Topics
People from around the world come here to exchange ideas and insights, which broaden their vision.
 
 
 
 
World needs policies to counter rise of populism – IMF chief
WEF2017
The rise of populism in developed countries was a concern but could be overcome with the right policies, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on...
 
 
DCS: Commissioner Zach Modise on overcrowding in correctional centres
STATEMENT
Correctional Services National Commissioner Zach Modise has urged the various departments in the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster to play their role in reducing overcrowding in...
 
 
Food prices hike December inflation by 0.2%
INFLATION
The consumer price index (CPI) inflation accelerated further to 6.8 percent year-on-year in December 2016 against market expectations of a moderation to 6.5 percent year-on-year, Statistics South...
 
 
GCIS: South Africa hard at work at World Economic Forum, Davos
STATEMENT
South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will today Wednesday 18 January 2017 lead a senior government, labour and business delegation to the second day of the annual World Economic Forum in...
 
 
 
 
REthinking Energy 2017: Accelerating the global energy transformation
RECOMMENDATION
Renewable energy is a fundamental and growing part of the global energy transformation. Increasingly, renewables have become the first choice for expanding, upgrading and modernising power systems...
 
 
17 Jan 2017
 
The UN World Data Forum to close with an outline of Global Action Plan on achieving Sustainable Development Goals and announcement of host country for 2nd World Data Forum
What's On
The 1st UN World Data Forum, which is being attended by just more than 1,800 delegates and leaders from more than 100 countries in Cape Town, will conclude with a media briefing to outline the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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