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SA’s green job hopes hit red light

Trade rules, oversupply and advances in solar tech are spelling trouble for local energy industry.

Exporting green industries to the rest of Africa

The Board of the state's lender has made it clear that it has the means to fulfill government's objectives of creating a greener economy.

Greening low-income housing developments

The IDC's Green Industries unit has invested heavily in supporting the rollout of energy efficient alternatives to South Africa's households.

Reducing demand trumps creating capacity

Energy efficiency and a reduction in carbon emissions are at the top of most agendas around the globe, and no less so for the IDC.

IDC support making a real difference

With R90-million provided to South African companies under the IDC's Green Energy Efficiency Fund the results from these projects are being seen.

The green industry’s driving force

The Industrial Development Corporation has been mandated to support and develop the sector in the same way it backed the mining industry.

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Last year the commission asked the Constitutional Court to force the former president to appear. Although ruling has not been made, the summons remains valid, but Zuma’s lawyers say they won’t honour it

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