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Industries that emit carbon to pay more tax

The treasury said it will be better for South Africa’s domestic carbon pricing to increase significantly because this will open the door for negotiations with the European Union when the new carbon border adjusted mechanism takes effect in 2026

‘Government must take its foot off the new gas Bill’

Environmental organisations want the government to factor the climate change crisis into the proposed legislation

The nuclear option: Should it carry South Africa’s baseload?

Some argue that nuclear power will get us to our clean energy goals faster, but other experts say it is unsafe, unaffordable and unnecessary

Inflation eating into savings after last year’s slew of interest rate cuts

Food inflation was unchanged at 6.7% in July, but remained elevated on continued upward pressure from prices for meat and the oils and fats category.

Ports authority puts feelers out for Transnet private investors

The expansion of the Port of Durban will cost approximately R100-billion over 10 years

Telkom’s long game bears fruit

The partly state-owned firm has battled the odds to become the third-biggest mobile operator in SA

Godongwana ‘will be just fine’

The new finance minister has a difficult task, but analysts say his political capital will help him hold a hard line on state spending

Medupi fails two tests already

The new plant can’t meet World Bank’s loan conditions or sulphur emissions limits

Commodities ‘bail out’ South African economy, but chronic structural woes remain

The mining industry is riding a wave that will eventually crash, analysts warn

Is listing, privatisation the answer for debt-ridden Eskom?

The chief executive believes climate change is an opportunity for the utility to pivot from coal

‘No choice but to ditch coal’

The shift away from the fossil fuel will take time but analysts say it is imperative that South Africa accelerates the process

South Africa’s audit independence tops World Bank rankings

Only two countries received a perfect score in ​​latest report on national audit institutions

In South Africa, only 5% of chief executives are women

Only 5% of chief executives are women and the gender pay gap is most pronounced in the top JSE-listed companies, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers...

Serame Taukobong appointed as Telkom’s chief executive designate

The telecommunication group’s current chief executive, Sipho Maseko, will step down at the end of June 2022

Vaccines split global recovery – IMF

The global economy will expand by 6% this year but the economic gap between nations is widening.

Transaction Capital finds trust among used-car salesmen

The firm believes the second-hand vehicle business will thrive in a post-Covid world

Grocers reap tidy profits from liquor

Covid-19 bans on alcohol and the recent violence have exposed just how important booze sales are to retailers that once only filled trolleys with food

Masondo mulls listing Eskom on the JSE as potential solution to the power utility’s debt crisis

Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo says his comments were not the treasury’s official stance, but out-of-the-box thinking was needed to deal with the utility’s hefty debt
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