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Govt's 2030 vision for energy irrelevant if Eskom fails - Cosatu

Oct 19 2019 08:00

Labour federation Cosatu is relieved the IRP2019 has been finalised so that government and stakeholders can work on fixing the elephant in the room – Eskom.


82% of South Africans believe the country is going in the wrong direction – survey

Oct 19 2019 07:00

Research indicates that 82% of South Africans believe the country is going in the wrong direction, a 'trend spotter' tells delegates at a retail conference.


Johnson urges MPs to end exhausting exit process

Oct 18 2019 20:37

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is talking to MPs as he tries to build a majority in Parliament for the Brexit agreement he reached with the European Union on Thursday.


African lender eyes unloved neighborhoods in mining drive

Oct 18 2019 19:59

African Finance Corp will invest in countries disregarded by other companies as part of a plan to double its exposure to the mining industry, the firm’s head of investments said.



Solar, wind favoured in new energy blueprint

Oct 18 2019 13:53

While Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has said coal "will be around for a long time", the latest Integrated Resource Plan envisions a switch to more green energy by 2030.

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