Five Newsworthy Things in SA 27th September 2023:

News in South Africa 27th September: 1. Government to fail on its promises: South Africa is set to miss all but one of the 2030 development targets its National Planning Commission set just over a decade ago. Of nine targets set in the National Development Plan, ranging from employment to investment, five measures have deteriorated […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 16th May 2023:

News in South Africa 16th May: 1. SA beats climate targets… due to load-shedding: South Africa is ahead of its target for cutting emissions of greenhouse gases due to ongoing breakdowns at its coal-fired power stations. The output of the climate-warming gases from the world’s 14th-biggest emitter is already falling even though its Nationally Determined […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 28th March 2023:

News in South Africa 28th March: 1. Civil servants may accept pay hike: South African public servants are likely to accept the government’s latest wage offer, according an initial estimate of a ballot of labour-union members. Employee groups representing about 1.3 million government workers are currently seeking a mandate from their members to accept a […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 3rd November 2021:

News in South Africa 3rd November: 1. Load shedding causing mass job loss: The ongoing power cuts in South Africa are expected to result in the shedding of at least 350 000 jobs, despite projections of 3.9% economic growth for 2021. This is according to a research report by accounting firm PwC, which notes that the return […]

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