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R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines

The state is fixing mines deserted before a 2002 Act, but another law could force owners to pay up

A former CEO who is facing criminal charges has been appointed to the CEF board

Nkululeko Poya admitted to spying on a journalist and his former colleagues — now he’s been appointed to the board of a parastatal

Saudi $10bn SA investment to bring new refinery, petrochemical plant

Relations between South Africa and Saudi Arabia are set to strengthen as the kingdom follows through on its $10-billion investment pledge

Energy department confirms huge fuel price drop for January

The price drops will come into effect on Wednesday January 2 2019

Petrol price unchanged, but increases in other fuels

Illuminating paraffin will increase 28 c/l increase and single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin will increase 37 c/l

Government considering price ceiling for unleaded petrol

A task team is examining what to do to cushion the blow of another increase

Blow to consumers as fuel price hits historic high

The department of energy has attributed this increase in fuel price to the weakening rand exchange rate.

MPs fume over energy department’s ‘boycott’ of fuel price meeting

The portfolio committee on energy resolved it would write to Energy Minister Jeff Radebe to voice its dissatisfaction at being left in the lurch

Slight petrol price increase expected in August

The Department of Energy announced on Monday that the price of both grades of petrol would increase by 1c a litre from Wednesday

Commuters hit by taxi fare hike

Taxi fare has increased by R2 since the department of energy announced petrol price increases of between 23 and 26 cents per litre

Jeff Radebe: Two officials on paid suspension cost department over R2m

Government departments and entities have experienced well-documented difficulties in preventing senior officials from doing business with the state

Inland petrol price climbs up to over R16/litre

The latest hike has taken the per litre price of petrol further into record territory

Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy

The department of energy plans to cut its budget allocation for clean energy, much to the disappointment of the portfolio committee on energy

Nuclear still part of SA energy mix, says department of energy

The country may have to​ consider nuclear power again in about 2023 if the economy were to grow strongly

Petrol price relief for motorists

The latest decrease in petrol prices comes on the back of a sterling rand performance against the dollar.

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Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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