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22 May 2017
 
SA: Appointment of the new CEO for South African Weather Service
STATEMENT
The South African Weather Service’s Board has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer and would like to welcome Mr. Jeremiah Lengoasa back to the South African Weather Service....
 
 
19 May 2017
 
16 May 2017
 
SAFTU: SAFTU shocked at latest corruption revelations
STATEMENT
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has noted with shock the revelation by former Mineral Resources Minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, that Eskom’s Chairman, Ben Ngubane, and recently...
 
 
08 May 2017
 
Nigeria exchanges 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram for prisoners
BOKO HARAM
Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok three years ago in exchange for prisoners, the presidency...
 
 
28 Apr 2017
 
No end to military campaign in Syria
MILITARY ACTION
With fighting intensifying on numerous fronts in Syria over the past months, the top United Nations humanitarian official has urged consolidation of the nationwide ceasefire, most importantly a...
 
 
28 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Renewable energy in district heating and cooling: A sector roadmap for REmap
RECOMMENDATION
District heating and cooling (DHC) combined with renewable energy sources can help meet rising urban energy needs, improve efficiency, reduce emissions and improve local air quality. Although...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
SACP: SACP statement on the occasion of 2017 International Women's Day
STATEMENT
Tomorrow, 8 March 2017 is International Women's Day. The working class and poor, unite, to ensure that working class women are not marginalised by elitist conceptions of broader social, including...
 
 
 
 
Biogas for road vehicles: Technology brief
RECOMMENDATION
Switching to biogas as vehicle fuel can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector between 60% and 80% compared to fossil-based fuels like gasoline and diesel. This brief highlights...
 
 
20 Jan 2017
 
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...
 
 
Ramaphosa full of praise for China’s Xi for taking global lead
POLITICS
South Africa Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday lauded Chinese President Xi Jinping for taking leadership of the world and setting the political and economic agenda. Speaking during an...
 
 
Ramaphosa hopeful Trump will have ‘positive disposition’ to Africa
POLITICS
On the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration as President of the United States, South Africa Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said he was hopeful the US leader would have a “positive disposition”...
 
 
18 Jan 2017
 
 
 
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...
 
 
17 Jan 2017
 
President Xi Jinping: Don’t Blame Economic Globalization for the World’s Problems
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a robust defence of globalisation to business, government and civil society leaders in the opening plenary session of the 47th World Economic Forum Annual...
 
 
 
                       
 
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