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South Africa aims for more women in water sector

  The conversation needed to be changed, according to Nomvula Mokonyane. The water and sanitation minister spoke at a conference in Pretoria on Monday on getting women, who were breadwinners of households, to be providers in national ...

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Plan B needed to save rhinos

IN THE first four months of this year the rate at which rhinos were poached in the Kruger National Park escalated by 20% compared to last year. Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says 749 have been killed so far this year, 544 in the ...

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Tripartite deal to save mining jobs

Johannesburg – The government, mining companies and labour unions adopted a plan yesterday in an attempt to curb job losses in an industry where more than 11 700 people are at risk of losing their employment. However, the Association of ...

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Medupi to Empower SA’s Economy

Lephalale — The completion of Medupi is expected to grow South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by about 0.35 percent a year, says President Jacob Zuma. Medupi is a green-fields power plant comprising of six units rated in total of ...

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Food price inflation to gain pace

Johannesburg – South Africa should brace itself for a rapid rise in staple food prices as the worst drought in 23 years leaves farm land barren. Although food inflation in the country has remained relatively low, the drought and the weak rand ...

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Wind and solar energy generates R8.3bn benefit

According to a report, fossil fuel savings and reduced load-shedding have saved the economy R8.3-billion in the first six months of the year. Despite independent power remaining a very small part of South Africa’s energy mix, wind and solar ...

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