Markets remain concerned about the prospect of recession in the US and geopolitical risks with China
SA will start running out of time to solve the looming problem by the time sufficient generation capacity comes on grid
Soldiers may only be deployed once ordered by Ramaphosa, who has to inform parliament first
Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Amanda Bani and Mbali Frazer were interviewed for the position of premier on Saturday
Companies will do what they can to increase market share in what is considered to still be a largely untapped market
Potentially disastrous effects of free inflow of dumped chicken leave small farmers at risk
Transnet, Telkom and Eskom estimate that thieves and vandals cost them a total of R7bn a year due to metal theft
Cairo-mediated truce comes after three days of violence which left at least 43 people dead
Every time All Black coach Ian Foster fronts the media, he presents it with denial, not truth and honest appraisal
Comprehensive report shows one in eight people had lingering symptoms
More than 600-million people across Africa lack access to clean, safe and affordable energy. According to the Africa Progress Panel, it will take until 2080 for every African to have access to electricity if we continue as we are. At the same time, Afrobarometer reports that despite high levels of economic growth over the last decade, "lived poverty" remains across the continent, with 74% of respondents reporting going without cash income at least once during the past year.
It is statistics like these that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN-driven global development agenda adopted towards the end of 2015, aim to address, with the realisation that our current strategies are insufficient.
Building on the Millennium Development Goals, the SDGs work in the spirit of partnership and pragmatism to encourage countries to make the right choices now to improve life for future generations. Crucially, one of the factors they take into account is the essential role of economic gro...
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