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EU methane emissions policies will affect Africa’s energy transition

African hydrocarbons producers would do well to commit to existing venting and flaring regulations — because methane-specific policies are coming

South Africa prioritises fossil fuels over clean energy in post-Covid-19 recovery packages

The country is among the G20 countries who have invested in electricity produced from coal, oil and gas at the cost of addressing climate change

No plan as coal jobs go extinct

Globally, energy workers are being helped to transition into new positions. SA lags behind

Powering Africa up: A low-carbon energy future is needed

There are large off-grid opportunities that countries need to encourage to reach more people at a faster rate

Six bold ideas to accelerate sustainable energy innovation

Substantial acceleration in sustainable energy innovation is needed now

Wits Business School addresses the energy sector skills shortage

An MA and a postgraduate diploma in the field of Energy Leadership will be launched in January 2019

Clean energy crucial for poor countries

Oil importing costs have outweighed overseas financial aid received by developing countries in Africa, highlighting why Africa needs clean energy.

Iran lashes out at Western motives

Iran has condemned what it calls the use of oil as a political tool against producers, referring to Western sanctions over Tehran's nuclear programme.

Tight budgets put a damper on renewables investment

Experts are warning that a global economic slowdown and the eurozone debt crisis have curbed government investment in renewable energy.

SA nuclear power could be worth at least R1-trillion

Energy Minister Dipuo Peters has confirmed that a tender proposal for 9600 MW of nuclear power could be worth at least R1-trillion.

International Energy Agency brings SA in from the cold

The energy department will sign an agreement with the International Energy Agency on Monday that will help drive energy efficiency in South Africa.

A spoonful of sugar (could) make the world go around

The current frank discussions internationally and in South Africa on the role of biofuels are both timely and welcome, writes <b>Emile van Zyl</b>.

Energy efficiency a key driver of ABB products and services

Concern about the risk of climate change is growing. It requires action by governments, industry and consumers to reduce carbon emissions.

Emissions turn heat on COP17

Evidence that greenhouse gas emissions last year were the highest in history has put pressure on South African negotiators.

Fixing buildings

Report highlights path to efficient structures.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story