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South Africa’s cities opt for clean energy

Efforts to reduce carbon emissions will hinge on the transport sector

How designing ‘green’ buildings can help to combat the climate crisis

South Africa’s buildings account for 40% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. But the City of Johannesburg’s new draft green buildings policy aims to change that

Uphill battle but Tehran aims to become bike-friendly

A new bike-sharing initiative in the Iranian capital is trying to ameliorate the city’s traffic and pollution problem

Sudan’s government gambles over fuel-subsidy cuts — and people pay the price

Economists question the manner in which the transitional government partially cut fuel subsidies

Taxis: The illegitimate children of Mzansi’s transport industry

It is clear that the democratic government has failed the taxi industry, not only now during the Covid-19 pandemic, but for decades.

The taxi industry deserves a full load of respect

If the government has money to bail out the aviation, energy and broadcasting industries, why can it not help this anchor of our economy?

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Inflation outlook remains on target

Figures released by Statistics South Africa showed that CPI increased, mainly because of the increased cost of transport and insurance.

Pedal power with the people

Cycling to work is healthy, cuts carbon emissions and is for everyone, rich or poor

Transport’s future is integrated, but how do we get there?

In a SIMSystem, governments, transport providers and users seamlessly connect with all available transport systems

The electrification of transport could transform our future

Electric vehicles can store off-peak energy and return it to the system when required

Sustainable transport key to sustainable development

Transport is essential to economic growth and affects people's daily lives, but it also drives climate change and is the cause of too many deaths

Communication with members is key to fund’s success

Cellphones are the preferred channel of interaction

Investments focussed on enhancing members’ wellbeing

The fund's investment goal is to enhance returns to members on a sustainable basis

Retirement fund a reliable constant in members’ lives

Governance is good because the trustees worked in the industry, are fund members and undergo training during the year

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

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National Science and Technology Forum

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Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

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