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25 May 2017
                       
 
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24 May 2017
 
 
SACP denounces disinvesting General Motors acting in bad faith
ECONOMY
The South African Communist Party (SACP) came out in support of workers at General Motors South Africa (GMSA) and its supply chain on Wednesday, denouncing the disinvesting company for allegedly...
 
 
23 May 2017
 
 
 
dti: Rob Davies: Address by Trade and Industry Minister, during the dti budget vote, National Assembly, Cape Town (23/05/2017)
Topics
In an input to the Portfolio Committee earlier this year, I argued that the dti’s contribution to the promotion of a higher level of more inclusive economic growth must involve intensifying our...
 
 
19 May 2017
 
Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle to blame for GM leaving SA – Solidarity
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma should shoulder the blame for General Motors (GM) South Africa ceasing its operations in the country, union Solidarity said on Friday. “GM’s withdrawal from the South African...
 
 
DoE: Mmamoloko Kubayi: Address by Minster of Energy, during the Department of Energy budget vote for 2017/18, Parliament, Cape Town (19/05/2017)
Energy
We would have loved to receive more in light of our work, however we understand the constraints of the fiscal capability.
 
 
18 May 2017
 
NUMSA: NUMSA is shocked that GM is disinvesting in South Arica
STATEMENT
The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) is shocked at the news that General Motors (GM) intends to pull its operations out of South Africa. GM informed our members at a general...
 
 
General Motors pulls out of SA, GMSA to become Isuzu Motors SA
AUTO INDUSTRY
US vehicle manufacturer General Motors (GM) on Thursday announced that it would disinvest from South Africa as part of a global restructuring process. GM South Africa (GMSA) sells the Opel, Isuzu...
 
 
28 Apr 2017
 
Thousands trapped by fighting in South Sudan as aid agencies pull out
CIVIL WAR
Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have fled their homes and are now trapped under intense sun without food, water or medical care, aid agencies said on Thursday after fierce fighting forced them...
 
 
25 Apr 2017
 
Anglo commits to innovative mining that’ll keep people out of harm’s way
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Keeping people out of harm’s way, extracting more precious ore and less waste rock, recycling all the required water and producing only dry tailings are among the innovative steps diversified...
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
Western Cape: Anton Bredell on the fire trucks for rural municipalities handed over
STATEMENT
The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre handed over eight fully equipped fire-fighting vehicles to rural municipalities situated across the province today. These vehicles represent a total...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
Turning tide against cross-border crime
KZN Office of The Premier
Yesterday, the President of the Republic, His Excellency Jacob Zuma visited Umhlabuyalingana Local Municipality as part of efforts aimed at fighting cross border crime.  He was accompanied by...
 
 
09 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Delayed legislation stopping mining from firing on all cylinders – Exxaro
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
South Africa’s economic growth remains inadequate to drive the changes required for the country’s socioeconomic challenges and the continued delay in the promulgation of key minerals legislation is...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
 
 
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 Feb 2017
 
Correct? Nigeria’s Kogi state had no working fire engine when I took over – governor
AFRICA CHECK
During a meeting with Nigeria’s top firefighting official, the governor of Kogi state said that before he took office in January 2016, the territory did not have a functional fire engine. Yahaya...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
Correct? Nigeria’s Kogi state had no working fire engine when I took over – governor
AFRICA CHECK
During a meeting with Nigeria’s top firefighting official, the governor of Kogi state said that before he took office in January 2016, the territory did not have a functional fire engine. Yahaya...
 
 
 
                       
 
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