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Cashing in on climate change by investing in renewable energy
Cashing in on climate change by investing in renewable energy
On May 30 this year, Standard Bank shareholders voted on a resolution that would require the bank to disclose the climate-related risks to which...
Makhanda: No more lullabies
Makhanda: No more lullabies
The azaan, the Islamic call to prayer, spirited its way through Makhanda this week during the 44th edition of the National Arts Festival —...
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
In 2005, I appeared in the inaugural edition of the Mail & Guardian’s 100 Young South Africans. As a reward for this achievement, I was...
Forex cartel case drags on
Forex cartel case drags on
The Competition Commission has been ordered to redraft its case against a number of local and international banks it has accused of being part of a...
Anti-coal lobby happy with Standard Bank vote on disclosing carbon emissions
Anti-coal lobby happy with Standard Bank vote on disclosing carbon emissions
Supporters of a Standard Bank resolution which says the bank should disclose its climate change risk say they are pleased with the 38% vote they...
National Arts Festival: Even if the wells run dry
National Arts Festival: Even if the wells run dry
For 45 years, the National Arts Festival has watched and captured South Africa’s evolution. From the 1980s’ states of emergency and the first...
Bank branches off from the poor
Bank branches off from the poor
Customers stand outside the locked doors of the Standard Bank branch in Brixton, Johannesburg. Inside, bank officials and a trusted security guard,...
Can Eskom keep lights on in a low-carbon economy?
Can Eskom keep lights on in a low-carbon economy?
We are told that Eskom needs new investment in coal mines to keep the lights on even while our banks, reading from a different script, are saying...
[Video]The EFF Manifesto Launch: Malema's promises to the nation
[Video]The EFF Manifesto Launch: Malema's promises to the nation
While addressing his supporters during the EFF Manifesto Launch at Giant Stadium in Soshanguvhe,the party's leader Julius Malema made various promises
Mantashe to face Zondo commission
Mantashe to face Zondo commission
The commission of inquiry into state capture continues on Tuesday, with ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe expected to address allegations against the...
Ramaphosa’s Jobs Summit plan to create 275 000 new jobs annually
Ramaphosa’s Jobs Summit plan to create 275 000 new jobs annually
President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged that South Africa will not be able to reach the goal of reducing the unemployment rate to 6% by 2030 as...
Wary consumers start saving
Wary consumers start saving
Banks are reporting an uptick in the number of new savings accounts but, although some customers might be saving, many continue to rely on...

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