Sentiment remains cautious as a strong US jobs report signals a good chance the Fed will implement another 75 bps rate hike
The SA workforce should look like the people who live in the country, not an enclave of a sensitive minority
In 2020, SA exported $344.6m worth of steel and US$324m worth of aluminium to the US, according to the UN COMTRADE database on international trade
Opposition party says crime has shot up to a record high because little has been done to halt joblessness
The officials were found to have failed in their fiduciary duties due to actions including paying themselves to attend a golf day
Transnet, Telkom and Eskom estimate that thieves and vandals cost them a total of R7bn a year due to metal theft
Priorities include building democracy, promoting development, peace, security, trade and investment, as well as cleaner energy
Every time All Black coach Ian Foster fronts the media, he presents it with denial, not truth and honest appraisal
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Environmentalists claim a barrage of legal challenges pose a risk to new independent coal projects and may deter banks from financing them.
SA banks will not confirm whether they will or will not fund the power plants in question, Thabametsi and Khanyisa.
But on Wednesday energy analyst and MD of EE Publishers Chris Yelland reported "it has been reliably learned" that Standard Bank had advised the director-general of the department of energy, Thabane Zulu, of the bank’s new position to stop funding the construction of any new coal-fired power plants, in line with new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development country protocols. The department did not comment on the matter.
Standard Bank spokesperson Ross Linstrom could not comment on specific transactions due to client confidentiality protocols, but said that all transactions were in line with the company’s commitment "to balance Africa’s economic development and energy needs with climate change mitigation and adaptation...
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