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17 February 2019
Sugar tax leaves a bitter taste for industry with 350 000 jobs at stake
South African Canegrowers Association said 350 000 jobs were at stake if issues facing the R14 billion industry were not addressed.
We continue our women's month celebration with Professor Moenieba Isaacs.
She's passionate about gender equality and contributed to a paper addressing how gender equality is essential for addressing ocean sustainability.
Degrowth theory has to address structural global inequalities and power relations. @jasonhickel et al expose the staggeringly unequal resource transfers from South to North (benefiting parasitic elites and brokers en route) https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/06/what-is-degrowth-economics-climate-change/
According to a recent survey, South Africans say that they have little trust in local government. GGA’s Leleti Maluleke and Pranish Desai unpack how newly elected councils can rebuild trust by delivering free basic services for disadvantaged households:
Time for @GwedeMantashe1 to sink these SA deals with powerships. They’ve repeatedly failed to meet financial close deadlines. They’re too expensive - crazy 20 yr contracts for emergency power with guaranteed gas use rates that are way too high https://www.news24.com/fin24/companies/industrial/karpowership-appeal-fails-in-blow-to-sa-power-supply-20220807 via @fin24