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  • We Will Rock You tour of SA postpones to 2022
    Showtime Management and international partner Selladoor Worldwide have postponed the South African tour of the We Will Rock You musical to 2022. South Africa is currently in its third wave of Covid-19 infections and, as such, the government has implemented precautions that only allows for a total audience of 100 people.
  • 6 critical PoPIA compliance steps to take before 1 July
    The eleventh hour is upon businesses who are not Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) compliant. The effective date of 1 July is upon us. By Rian Schoeman
  • #YouthMatters: Leigh-Anne Salonika, founder of OnlyKind
    From East London to some of South Africa's most storied agencies. After winning on global stages and achieving what she set out to on the inside of the corporate advertising machinery, Leigh-Anne Salonika is living her purpose, and in doing so working with brands to unlock theirs By Evan-Lee Courie
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Arab states call on UN Security Council to meet over Ethiopian dam

Arab states are calling on the UN Security Council to discuss the dispute over Ethiopia's plan to fill a giant dam it is building on the Blue Nile...

By Mahmoud Mourad, Nayera Abdallah and Raya Jalabi 17 hours ago

#YouthMatters: The mining industry needs more young leaders, says the Minerals Council's Katlego Letsoalo

Katlego Letsoalo is a rising talent in the South African mining industry, and he would like to see is more young people playing a role in the future direction of the sector....

By Nicci Botha 2 days ago

Australia's Fortescue in talks on giant Congo hydro project

Australia's Fortescue Metals Group said on Tuesday, 15 June, it was in talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to develop a hydroelectric power project...

By Melanie Burton and Hereward Holland 2 days ago

KZN premier calls for order amid reports of illegal mining in KwaHlathi

KwaZulu-Natal premier, Sihle Zikalala, has called for order and calm amid reports of illegal mining taking place in KwaHlathi, outside Ladysmith, where throngs of people have gathered to mine what they believe are diamonds...

3 days ago

Ghana's electricity supply mix has improved, but reliability and cost is still a challenge

Ghana has made significant progress over the past 10 years in increasing electricity generation and access. This has supported higher levels of economic growth...

By Theophilus Acheampong & Bridget O Menyeh 11 Jun 2021

New electricity self-generation thresholds a welcome relief

The announcement that the threshold for self-generation power project licences would be lifted for projects generating up to 100MW of power is positive news for South Africa...

By Kieran Whyte 11 Jun 2021

GreenX Engineering helps Cloetesville Primary to achieve EPC certificate

Cloetesville Primary School in Stellenbosch has become SA's first school to receive an Electrical Performance Certificate (EPC)...

11 Jun 2021

Clean sources, job security are crucial to SA's energy future

Obtaining energy security based on reliable, affordable and clean energy sources and long-term sustainable jobs is at the centre of South Africa's Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan...

11 Jun 2021

Ramaphosa lifts embedded generation threshold to 100MW

President Cyril Ramaphosa's surprise announcement that the embedded generation threshold from 1MW to 100MW, as the country reels from stage 3 and 4 loadshedding, is a major step...

By Nicci Botha 10 Jun 2021

Why Southern Africa's interior is an ideal place to generate solar energy

Southern Africa is popularly associated with sunshine. Does that make the region exceptionally suited to solar energy generation?

By Hartmut Winkler 10 Jun 2021

Vale to pay $2.5bn to settle liabilities in Mozambique mine corridor

Miner Vale SA will settle in advance liabilities of around $2.5bn related to the project finance for the Nacala logistic corridor (CLN) that serves a coal mine in Mozambique, the company said in a securities filing on Tuesday...

By Marta Nogueira 9 Jun 2021

Mining firms with higher ESG ratings outperform the market

Mining companies with higher environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the Covid-19 crisis...

9 Jun 2021

How to get SA's foreign direct investment in mining right

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in South Africa fell by almost half in 2020, in line with the world-wide downturn caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic...

By Wessel Badenhorst 8 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Mining industry well-positioned to train young people

The mining industry has a pivotal role to play in solving the longstanding issue of youth unemployment in South Africa, which was made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns...

By Carol Brandt 7 Jun 2021

Thungela starts trading on JSE after unbundling from Anglo American

Thungela Resources started trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) today, marking the completion of its demerger and separation by Anglo American's South African thermal coal assets...

7 Jun 2021

Eskom's De Ruyter cleared of misconduct

Eskom CEO, Andre de Ruyter has been cleared of allegations of racism and non-compliance with procurement and recruitment policies by an independent investigation...

3 Jun 2021

Covid-19 has shown that following the same road will lead the world over a precipice

Despite the tragic deaths, suffering and sadness that it has caused, the pandemic could go down in history as the event that rescued humanity. It has created a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reset our lives and societies onto a sustainable path...

By Ian Goldin 2 Jun 2021

'Powering off' the Eskom grid: Suggestions for energy self-sufficiency

Load shedding, load reduction, and power outages reflect the 'heart of darkness' of a government that has plunged South Africa into a deep economic and social mess through systemic dysfunction and failure to govern...

By Achmat Kazie & Rudi Kimmie, Issued by TSIBA 3 days ago









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