The world’s richest countries are courting South Africa as a model of how to transition to a more climate-friendly future from a dependency on coal. It’s a pity about the politics, then.
Browsing: Cyril Ramaphosa
Rich nations shouldn’t force South Africa to ban new coal-power projects, energy minister Gwede Mantashe said.
If not addressed, these failings may leave South Africa exposed to even more serious crime and national security threats than it has faced already. By Jane Duncan.
A South African fund that was established to promote investment in infrastructure expects to galvanise funding for projects worth more than R100-billion by next year.
The department of health is testing South Africa’s digital Covid-19 vaccine certificate to “troubleshoot” all possible glitches ahead of the official launch.
Positive environmental news is rare. All the more reason to cheer an effort that might see wealthy nations help South Africa curb its coal addiction.
South Africa will complete analogue television switch-off by March 2022, the cabinet said in a statement on Friday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a relaxation of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, with alcohol sales returning to normal hours.
Sub-Saharan Africa needs $240-billion for the region to transition to a clean energy, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
Business Unity South Africa has criticised the lack of urgency by government in taking the hard decisions to create an environment for investment and growth.