Flash Briefing: Mantashe rejects climate aid coal ban; NUMSA rejects increased wage offer; Cele claims insurrection case almost ‘cracked’
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Flash Briefing: Mantashe rejects climate aid coal ban; NUMSA rejects increased wage offer; Cele claims insurrection case almost ‘cracked’

Rich nations shouldn’t force South Africa to ban new coal-power projects and impose other conditions as a requirement for funding to help reduce its environmental footprint, the country’s energy minister said. Gwede Mantashe last month skipped a meeting with climate envoys from the UK, US, Germany, France and the European Union, where an initial amount…

High Court rejects Zuma’s bid to delay prison sentence
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High Court rejects Zuma’s bid to delay prison sentence

By S’thembile Cele (Bloomberg) – South Africa’s High Court rejected an application by former President Jacob Zuma, who was convicted of contempt of court last week, to delay serving his 15-month sentence while his case is reviewed. The Constitutional Court, the nation’s top legal tribunal, found Zuma guilty of violating its order to testify before a…