Off-grid solutions becoming an important consideration in the power sector

South Africa is currently one of the most attractive destinations for power project developers, sponsors and energy players seeking investment opportunities to support and grow power projects. One of the key drivers for any power sector player remains an enabling environment with long-term sustainability and commitment to enhance and support growth.


Employment equity and transformation - what is corporate South Africa doing wrong?

Employment equity has been high on the agenda since 1998, yet it seems very little progress has been made. The 16thCommission for Employee Equity (CEE) Report, recently released by the Department of Labour, shows that the white population still holds 68,9% of top management positions in South Africa, more than 6 times their economically active population (EAP). While the government has shown the most progress, with black Africans occupying 73,2% of public sector positions, the private sector still has a lot of work to do in order to realise the country’s employment equity goals. So, why are we as a country not progressing? What exactly are we doing wrong?

State fund eyes Chevron’s SA business

According to IOL The state-owned Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF), the guardian of South Africa’s strategic crude oil stocks, had made an offer to purchase oil major Chevron Corporation’s South African business, the SFF said in a statement yesterday.


Lack of awareness around legislation putting businesses in SA at risk of data breaches

More than three-fifths ofsmall and medium enterprises (SMEs) surveyed and a third of larger organisations in South Africa surveyed believe the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) does not apply to their business raising concerns that there is a gap in basic information security knowledge across the country, a leading information security company said today as it launched the first South Africa State of the Industry - Information Security report.

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