29Sep 2014

RUSSIA’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation announced on Monday that an agreement had been signed in Vienna with Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson for large-scale nuclear power plant development in SA. It implied that Rosatom had been selected as SA’s preferred partner for its plans to procure 9.6 gigawatts (GW) of nuclear power by 2030, beating […]

 
29Sep 2014

Economists and captains of industry say this is hurting the economy South Africa – A silent and deadly crime robs South Africa of billions each year. It affects the lives of ordinary citizens. It has a negative impact on economic growth, putting jobs and food security at risk. This crime is one that most South […]

 
29Sep 2014

THE stylishly dressed men and women window-shopping in the air-conditioned cool of the Lagos Palms shopping mall speak of a Nigerian economy and middle class on the rise. But out the back, the stench of diesel fumes hanging heavily in the muggy tropical air is evidence of failings that are holding back Africa’s biggest economy: […]

 
29Sep 2014
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No technology mandates, more competition and consumer empowerment: a conservative’s dream. Stephen Lacey September 26, 2014 Imagine an electricity market that gives small businesses and consumers the same ability to compete and make money that utilities have always had. The market has no explicit technology mandates that require utilities or individuals to “pick winners and […]

 
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