Tag: Climate change

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21 Dec 20  News
National Aviation industry anxious as COVID-19 resurgences force new travel bans (The South African) With a host of countries – mainly across Europe – announcing over the wee...
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14 Dec 20  News
National Second wave of Covid-19 threatens economy (IOL) South Africa is on tenterhooks over the second wave of Covid-19 infections with experts warning the newest outbreak could...
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07 Dec 20  News
AfCFTA updates Thirteenth extraordinary session on the AfCFTA: The Assembly of the Union adopts decision on the start of trading African Union Heads of State and Government have ...
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18 Nov 20  News
National President to officially open third SA Investment Conference (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the Opening Address at the third South Africa Investment Conf...
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09 Nov 20  News
National Critical shortage of building and construction materials in SA (Moneyweb) Critical shortages of building and construction materials, including cement, steel, bricks and ...
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05 Nov 20  News
National WWF launches plastics report, encourages deeper collaboration to end pollution (Engineering News) All actors in the plastics value chain have a role to play in dealing w...
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27 Oct 20  News
National How the virus worsened South Africa’s debt woes (Bloomberg / Engineering News) South Africa is faces surging debt as the havoc wrought by the coronavirus pandemic comp...
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13 Oct 20  News
National South Africa won’t meet debt targets, president’s council says (Moneyweb) South Africa won’t be able to meet its finance ministry’s debt targets and it may be un...
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01 Oct 20  News
National SA’s trade surplus widens, but it could be thwarted by renewed lockdown restrictions (Fin24) While South Africa’s trade surplus increased in August, concerns of...
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30 Sep 20  News
National news Commitment made to reduce food waste (TimesLIVE) “Ultimately, the CGCSA is advocating for legislation to make it possible for surplus food, which is still safe fo...
Make COVID recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and planet, Guterres urges, calling for concerted action by G20

Make COVID recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and planet, Guterres urges, calling for concerted action by G20

04 Sep 20  News
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on governments to incorporate “meaningful” climate action in all aspects of recovery from the global pandemic. Addressing mi...
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27 Aug 20  News
National news Cyril Ramaphosa calls publishing of full list of Covid-19 government contracts a ‘historic moment’ (IOL) President Cyril Ramaphosa called the online publication...
SADC member states urged to strengthen mechanisms to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, as 45 million people across the region face increasing food insecurity

SADC member states urged to strengthen mechanisms to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, as 45 million people across the region face increasing food insecurity

29 Jul 20  News
A new report released by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has revealed that close to 44.8 million people in urban and rural areas across 13 Members States of South...
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15 Jul 20  News
Diarise: EAC experts meeting on outstanding issues under Phase 1 of the AFCFTA negotiations (22-24 July) The selection process for the next WTO Director General began today, and w...
Climate Change in times of COVID-19

Climate Change in times of COVID-19

13 Jul 20  Blog
In the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it may appear that climate change related issues have been temporarily confined on the backburner. The COP26 climate summit scheduled to take...
Treat climate crisis with same urgency as COVID-19 pandemic: new ECA paper

Treat climate crisis with same urgency as COVID-19 pandemic: new ECA paper

23 Jun 20  News
A post-coronavirus recovery in Africa should address the fundamental causes of vulnerabilities and go beyond fiscal and monetary adjustments whose sole aim is to ensure the surviva...
An update on the United Nations General Assembly and implications for African Sustainable Development Goals

An update on the United Nations General Assembly and implications for African Sustainable Development Goals

26 Feb 20  Publications
The 74th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly (UNGA 74) opened on 17 September 2019, with the General Debate taking place from 24 to 30 September 2019. This was a se...
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22 Jan 20  News
Underway in Addis Ababa: The 33rd AU Summit kicks off with the 39th Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee For two days, the 39th Session of the PRC will consider the ...
Outcomes of COP25

Outcomes of COP25

19 Dec 19  Blog
The 25th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) was held in Madrid, Spain from 2nd to 13th December 2019. COP25 was intended to ...
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20 Nov 19  News
Diarise: Sustainable development, sustainable debt: finding the right balance (2 December, Dakar). The conference, convened by the Presidency of the Republic of Senegal and the IMF...