Tag Archives: South Africa

28Mar/22

‘It’s our sun’: Rural South Africans seek greater gains from clean energy

South Africa seen as poster child for ‘just transition’

Community trusts set up to channel energy profits to locals

Power cuts and low-skilled, short-term jobs fuel frustration

 – The grassy greens and browns of South Africa’s semi-desert Karoo region are fast becoming dotted with flashes of silver and white, as solar and wind farms spring up across the vast, sun-soaked land in Northern Cape province.

But nearby communities – where unemployment and drug-use are a persistent problem – say that even as profits trickle into their towns, more can be done to distribute fairly the benefits from the renewable energy they believe belongs to them.
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17Aug/21

Liverpool FC launches new partnership with ThinkMarkets

Liverpool FC has welcomed global online trading broker, ThinkMarkets, as its new Official Global Trading Partner.

With offices in London, Melbourne, Dubai, and Tokyo, along with hubs in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and South Africa, ThinkMarkets will work with the club to bring quick and easy access to a wide range of financial trading markets to Liverpool FC supporters across the world. Continue reading

12May/21

Mukuru Wins the Most Innovative Online Remittance App in the Global Brands Magazine – FinTech Awards 2021

Mukuru Africa (Pty) Ltd was awarded the “Most Innovative Online Remittance App” in South Africa by Global Brands Magazine during 2021 FinTech Awards Program. Mukuru Africa was recognized by the jury for their successful efforts in creating a reliable financial banking ecosystem. Continue reading

10Dec/16

African Union holds historic first ever debate for chairperson candidates

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27Nov/16

Angolans remember 'son of Africa' Fidel Castro

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16Nov/16

Two white South Africans charged after forcing black man into coffin

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