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Rebecca Haynes

Rebecca Haynes

    Embracing ecotechnologies
    Embracing ecotechnologies
    There is a growing plethora of renewable energy sources, including innovative homegrown alternatives to expensive manufactured solutions, and it...
    Renewable energy could light up PPPs
    Renewable energy could light up PPPs
    South Africa has procured 6GW of renewable energy since it began the Renewable Energy Independent Power Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) in 2011....
    Bang for the energy buck
    Bang for the energy buck
    The “silent fuel” is making very loud waves. While green energy pertains to renewables and alternatives to carbon-emitting fossil fuels,...
    Were the 2016 local government elections the beginning of 'politics by consent'?
    Were the 2016 local government elections the beginning of 'politics by consent'?
    Despite the legacy issues that continue to plague the ANC, the outcomes of the 2016 municipal elections mark a massive shift facing South Africans....
    What do Brexit, Brics and the rise of the Indian Ocean rim economy mean for Africa?
    What do Brexit, Brics and the rise of the Indian Ocean rim economy mean for Africa?
    There is a nexus in the Indian Ocean, which, if not contrived, is very strong, and there is a wealth of unexploited opportunities in Africa. This...
    Contravention and collusion - issues the commission deals with on a daily basis
    Contravention and collusion - issues the commission deals with on a daily basis
    The Competition Commission is not just a ghostly entity, but extremely proactive when it comes to following up on complaints around companies and...
    Japan and South Africa's educational co-operation is beginning to blossom
    Japan and South Africa's educational co-operation is beginning to blossom
    Japan imports over 90% of its natural resources, such as oil, natural gas and iron-ore, and 60% of its food. Trade with developing...
    In search of the 'ethical virus'
    In search of the 'ethical virus'
    This was the comment put to panellists by programme director Professor Divya Singh: vice-principal of Unisa’s Advisory and Assurance Services,...
    Moral leaders for moral citizens
    Moral leaders for moral citizens
    Very clear messages about the desperate need for ethics and morals at all levels of society, from family to business and government, emerged at the...
    Building chains
    Building chains
    When looking at global challenges, it is often said that those who experience the biggest burden are those who are the most vulnerable. These...
    Justice delayed is justice denied
    Justice delayed is justice denied
    Four years ago, in an effort to improve the service conditions of military personnel and streamline the processes in grievance procedures within...
    Big five priorities
    Big five priorities
    “While the South African economy is weak, we must acknowledge that this country has a big business...