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Big green hydrogen project on way via European/Australian partnership

By: Martin Creamer     6th October 2022 An integrated green hydrogen project to help Europe mitigate its current energy and climate crisis and to bring green molecules to Europe is being... 

 	Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) executive chairperson and founder Dr Andrew Forrest.
Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) executive chairperson and founder Dr Andrew Forrest.
Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter.

South Africa’s geological prospectivity fantastic, says Minerals Council CEO 

By: Martin Creamer     5th October 2022 South Africa’s geological prospectivity is fantastic, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter told the Joburg Indaba on Wednesday. This is... 

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DA's cadre deployment case postponed as judge issues an ultimatum to ANC

By: News24Wire      5th October 2022 The Democratic Alliance's application to force the African National Congress to provide documents of its cadre deployment committee while President... 


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Migration policy in South Africa: How should we be thinking about it?

3rd October 2022 Is it possible to have a calm and sensible discussion about immigration policy? Maybe it helps when you start with a few facts—and that is where... 

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Kenya’s new finance minister has good credentials but he can’t work miracles

3rd October 2022 President William Ruto has nominated Njuguna Ndung'u to head Kenya’s National Treasury. A Central Bank of Kenya governor for eight years between... 

The Conversation

100 years of innovation and inventions: South African vice chancellor reflects on what’s next

3rd October 2022 We live in a world characterised by inequality, poverty, economic volatility, globalisation, climate change and ambiguity. In my own country, South... 

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Nigeria ticks some boxes as a democracy. Why this hasn’t translated into a better life for most

3rd October 2022 Since gaining independence on 1 October 1960, Nigeria has struggled to maintain a democratic government. The election of 1999 offered renewed hope... 

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Overseas Development Institute

Nexus: compendium. In search of nexus triple wins

30th September 2022 Achieving prosperity for all within planetary boundaries requires that governments take wide-ranging transformative action, but joining up policies... 

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A theory of change for joined-up policymaking in low- and middle-income countries

30th September 2022 This working paper offers a theory of change (ToC) to guide the project’s activities and capture its learnings as new concepts, evidence and... 

Desert to Power Progress Report 2021

Desert to Power Progress Report 2021

28th September 2022 Creating the foundation for transforming the G5 Sahel countries from power fragility to power resilience by establishing sustainable and widespread... 

End Austerity: A Global Report on Budget Cuts and Harmful Social Reforms in 2022-25

End Austerity: A Global Report on Budget Cuts and Harmful Social Reforms in 2022-25

28th September 2022 This report exposes the dangers of a post-pandemic austerity shock, far more premature and severe than the one that followed the global financial... 

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Joe Morolong must turn a new page

7th October 2022 The DA has called on the mayor and the speaker of Joe Morolong municipality to fast-track the process of filling the vacancy of the municipal... 

ANC Mayor absconds from garage without paying for fuel

7th October 2022 An attempt by the Mayor of ZF Mgcawu district municipality to dodge payment for a tank of fuel for the mayoral vehicle, has been referred by the DA... 

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DA Johannesburg Leader Dr Mpho Phalatse updates Eldorado Park residents on rescheduled public engagement

7th October 2022 I call on the new ANC-run Council to meet with the Eldorado Park community tomorrow, 8 October, to reassure them that the action steps that were in... 

KZN flood victims: ANC missing in action as full-blown human rights crisis escalates

7th October 2022 The extent of what has now become a full-blown human rights crisis involving KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) flood victims has emerged over the past few days.... 

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Consultations: an Environmental Authorisation may no longer be required for the development and expansion of Solar Photovoltaic installations and associated activities

28th September 2022 Recent consultative amendments on the intention to exclude the development and expansion of solar photovoltaic installations and associated... 

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New guidelines aim to capture more notifiable mergers

27th September 2022 On 23 September 2022, the Competition Commission published final Guidelines on Small Merger Notification (Small Merger Guidelines) which... 


Regulatory Instruments for the Finance Sector

27th September 2022 Sabinet introduces an integrated solution for streamlined access to Financial Regulatory Instruments as issued by the South African Reserve Bank... 

DLA Piper

DLA Piper advises on Pan-African Starsight Energy and SolarAfrica Energy merger

27th September 2022 Global law firm DLA Piper has advised Dogstar Mauritius, a majority shareholder in renewable energy services provider Starsight Energy on its... 

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