Five Newsworthy Things in SA 28th June 2023:

News in South Africa 28th June: 1. Eskom issues new rules for grid access: Eskom is doing away with its “first come, first served” principle for projects applying for grid access. It now wants developers to demonstrate that their projects are shovel-ready and will be able to add generation capacity before making grid allocations. Speaking […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 4th April 2022:

News in South Africa 4th April: 1. Petrol hike lower than feared: A stronger rand exchange rate and the government’s decision to intervene on higher costs means South Africa’s ‘record’ petrol price hike this week will be comparatively muted, say economists at the Bureau for Economic Research (BER). The government’s intervention to reduce the general […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 6th January 2020:

News in South Africa 6th January: 1. NCC meeting not urgent: Government communications said there was nothing urgent about Wednesday’s national coronavirus command council (NCCC) meeting. GCIS director general on Tuesday has announced that members of the joint operations centre will report to the president. This after rumours were spread that President Cyril Ramaphosa was […]

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