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Electricity seen as major economic constraint – JP Landman

Renowned political and trend analyst, JP Landman, sees the shortage and intermittent supply of electricity as the major constraint on the South African economy at present. Speaking at a breakfast of...

Power crisis constrains SA growth, warns economist

South Africa's escalating electricity tariffs, energy insecurity and the "risk of widespread blackouts" are among the main factors restraining growth in the economy, Isaac Matshego, economist at Nedbank told members of...

Cape Town reduces its carbon emissions

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille announced on Sunday that Cape Town has reduced its energy-related carbon emissions by 4.1 percent between 2012 and 2015, as part of the city's latest State...

Amazon expands in Cape Town, stepping up cloud rivalry with Microsoft

Amazon.com is expanding its presence in the emerging tech hub of Cape Town, upping the ante in its regional battle with cloud computing rival Microsoft. Amazon will be the sole...

Space programme promoting women in STEM

June 2015 saw MEDO, The Meta Economic Development Organisation, launching an ambitious Space Programme with the aim of encouraging young women to enter STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related fields....

Trump declares border ‘crisis’ without new plan to end impasse

President Donald Trump demanded Congress provide billions more to combat illegal migration in a prime-time address, stopping short of declaring a national emergency and...

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