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Nations set up global climate fund

Global talks on climate change on Saturday set up a new fund to manage billions of dollars in aid to poor nations.

UN talks take up ‘deep cuts’ on climate

More than 190 nations on Friday considered "deep cuts" in emissions to hold back climate change.

Guarded optimism as at climate talks

The world's climate negotiators worked into early Friday morning amid guarded hopes of making progress.

UN chief warns world failing on climate

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned on Tuesday that the world was missing its last chance to control climate change.

China buoys climate talks with ‘binding’ target

China on Monday offered for the first time to submit its voluntary carbon emissions target to a binding United Nations resolution.

Exorcising the ghosts of Copenhagen

As ministers began flying in to climate talks in Cancún, the UN on Sunday moved to exorcise the "ghosts of Copenhagen".

China says some at climate talks want to kill Kyoto

China accused some developed nations on Friday at the UN climate talks of seeking to kill the Kyoto Protocol pact to curb global warming.

UN climate talks seek to define rich, poor duties

Negotiators at UN talks in Mexico on Tuesday struggled over proposals that would abolish a two-decade divide between rich and poor on scrutiny of gree

More work ahead, says trade minister

Minister Trade and Industry Alec Erwin has said South Africa is concerned and disappointed that trade ministers from across the world were unable to reach a "definite and concrete" outcome at the World Trade Organisation talks in Cancun. <li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="">Developing countries flex muscles</a>

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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