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Combat energy poverty as well as achieve decarbonisation - Mantashe

By: Rebecca Campbell     4th October 2022 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe on Tuesday warned that the need to transition to low-carbon energy sources sat “uncomfortably”... 

Combat energy poverty as well as achieve decarbonisation - Mantashe
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56 wind and solar projects bid into South Africa’s enlarged renewables round 

By: Terence Creamer     4th October 2022 A total of 56 wind and solar projects have been submitted by prospective bidders under the sixth bid window (BW6) of South Africa’s Renewable... 

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UN goal to eliminate poverty, hunger and gender inequality won't be realised by 2030 - report

By: News24Wire      4th October 2022 Seven years ago, the world set an ambitious target to reach United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Halfway to that target year,... 

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Africa – where is the good news?

28th September 2022 A sombre mood has dominated the discourse around Africa this year. At a recent investor roundtable in London, there was a sheepish silence when... 

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East Africa and the Horn light the way for climate migrants

28th September 2022 Regional cooperation and free movement are critical for handling climate-linked migration and displacement but are vastly underused. East Africa... 

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South Sudan should disarm civilians – the evidence shows this improves security

27th September 2022 A long-running state of insecurity has recently intensified in Unity State – one of South Sudan’s 10 states – resulting in many innocent lives... 

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HIV treatment in South Africa: how to help people stay on ARVs when life gets in the way

27th September 2022 Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has turned HIV into a manageable chronic condition. When ART is working effectively, HIV cannot be transmitted. This... 

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Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2022

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2022

22nd September 2022 Jobs are of great importance in any economy. They are especially critical as the energy transition unfolds, given expected changes and disruptions... 

Co-editor of Section27’s Basic Education Rights Handbook Tasneem Kathrada

SECTION27's Basic Education Rights Handbook

22nd September 2022 SECTION27 has developed the second edition of the Basic Education Rights Handbook. The Basic Education Rights Handbook has been updated in... 

Strategic organized crime risk assessment: South Africa

22nd September 2022 Organized crime is an existential threat to South Africa’s democratic institutions, economy and people. It often lies behind and connects numerous... 

 Accelerating Decarbonization through Trade in Climate Goods and Services

Accelerating Decarbonization through Trade in Climate Goods and Services

21st September 2022 By making climate-friendly technologies more readily available, trade can support climate action, and governments must work together to encourage... 

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Limpopo Reshuffle: Mathabatha’s Cabinet of Corruption

7th October 2022 It must never be forgotten that the two Mayors of Vhembe District Municipality and Lepelle Nkumpi Municipality who were elevated to the Limpopo... 

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DA calls for urgent engagement with SAHRC as nightmare continues for KZN flood victims

7th October 2022 The DA in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has requested an urgent engagement with South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) senior officials in the... 

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Hoërskool Driehoek hate speech case: BLF, Maasdorp apologise amid impending contempt of court case

7th October 2022 Lindsay Maasdorp, spokesperson of the Black First Land First (BLF) Movement, has finally apologised for the disgusting remarks he made following... 

Surgeons operate in dangerous heat as aircon broken at Charlotte Maxeke hospital

7th October 2022 Surgeons are operating in dangerously high heat in the theatres at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital (CMJH) as the air-conditioning broke... 

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Ensuring intellectual property rights for computer implemented inventions

21st September 2022 The patenting of computer implemented inventions (software) is a fascinating area of intellectual property law that is constantly changing.  Why is... 

By Tanya Mulligan (Partner) of Cowan-Harper-Madikizela Attorneys

The “Magic” of Mushrooms & Cannabis and the Implications for the Workplace

21st September 2022 According to the World Health Organization Covid-19 triggered a 25% increase in the prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide.  This, in turn,... 

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South Africa: The unintended consequences of Most Favoured Nation Clauses in Tax treaties

20th September 2022 Bilateral tax treaties are mainly based on the principle of reciprocity. Under this principle, one state negotiates better treaty terms with... 

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What South Africans lose when adopting foreign citizenship

15th September 2022 Anyone who acquires citizenship in another country will automatically lose their South African citizenship. This includes all rights and privileges... 

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