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US funding granted to enhance platinum-based hydrogen electrolyser development

By: Martin Creamer     5th October 2022 The US Department of Defense has granted Nel Hydrogen $5.6-million in funding for a project aimed at accelerating advanced electrolyser stack... 

US funding granted to enhance platinum-based hydrogen electrolyser development
Less than 5% of energy consumed by South African mining in 2020 sourced from renewables.

Investment required to meet mining’s decarbonisation, power challenges – PwC 

By: Martin Creamer     4th October 2022 South Africa’s mining sector will be required to make major investments into alternative and renewable energy sources and energy planning to... 

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Mpho Phalatse tells court City of Joburg sitting where she was removed was 'unlawful'  

By: News24Wire      4th October 2022 Former Johannesburg mayor Mpho Phalatse has asked the High Court to set aside decisions taken by Dada Morero in the interest of justice because he... 

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Green hydrogen sounds like a win for developing countries. But cost and transport are problems

30th September 2022 Hydrogen is used mainly to make chemicals such as fertiliser, and in oil refineries. Most hydrogen in the world today is made from natural gas or... 

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Foreign investment into Nigeria has fallen sharply: rights and freedoms may be one reason

30th September 2022 Nigeria has always managed to attract foreign direct investment despite its poor economic outlook. This is thanks to its oil reserves and the... 

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No damp squib

30th September 2022 In any other year, Eskom’s request for a 32% tariff hike would have hogged the print and online media headlines and consumed hours of interview and... 

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Lesotho reforms hang in the balance ahead of elections

29th September 2022 Lesotho citizens are going to the polls on 7 October amid uncertainty over the future of much-needed reforms that were declared null and void at... 

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Understanding agency in civilian-armed group interactions

26th September 2022 An estimated 150 million people live in areas where non-state armed groups exercise some degree of control. Yet we know relatively little about how... 

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The ANC Policy Conference and Migrants

22nd September 2022 Over the weekend of 29-31 July, the ANC held its 6th National Policy Conference at Nasrec, Gauteng. These conferences are meant to be held... 

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Climate Finance Newsletter - Issue N° 51 - January/August 2022

22nd September 2022 As the premier financial development institution in Africa, the African Development Bank acknowledges that climate finance is crucial for the... 

The Untapped Potential of Great Green Wall Value Chains: An Action Agenda to Scale Restoration in the Sahel

The Untapped Potential of Great Green Wall Value Chains: An Action Agenda to Scale Restoration in the Sahel

22nd September 2022 This report, commissioned by the World Economic Forum’s 1t.org initiative, explores the untapped opportunities from tree crop value chains in the... 

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Kannaland Municipality must clean up its act

7th October 2022 The DA in Kannaland is deeply concerned at the ANC/KIP-coalition municipality’s lack of action to keep communities clean and safe. The coalition... 

Advocating for a safe workplace free from violence and harassment and a minimum wage for low earning employees - World Day for Decent Work

7th October 2022 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) calls for a decent working environment and minimum wage for workers as World Day for Decent Work... 

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SASSA’s smart phone requirement excludes vulnerable applicants

7th October 2022 The South African Social Security Agency’s (SASSA) announcement that Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant recipients need smart phones to access... 

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Home Affairs funds employee benefits with massive passport price hikes

7th October 2022 During an urgent council meeting on 5 October 2022, the DA vehemently opposed the council’s decision to approve a trip for the Executive Mayor,... 

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South Africa: Contracting with non-resident contractors and employee tax considerations

22nd September 2022 There are certain Pay-As-you-Earn (PAYE) tax considerations that apply when a South African employer employs a non-South African tax resident... 

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South Africa: Does an "external company" registration result in a taxable "permanent establishment"?

21st September 2022 It has become relatively common for multinational enterprises to seek to do business in South Africa without having to incorporate a formal... 

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A Hail Mary for the Cash Constrained Taxpayer

21st September 2022 With inflation levels at their highest since 2009, coupled with rising interest rates in South Africa, cash strapped consumers are scrambling to... 

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The Constitutional Court declares provisions of the Copyright Act unconstitutional

21st September 2022 The Constitutional Court of South Africa has declared the Copyright Act unconstitutional to the extent that it limits or prevents persons with... 

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