Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Fossil fuel subsidies are the enemies of the green economy and of social development, delegates heard at a ministerial green economy gathering in Cape Town.
Fishing on the high seas would be an unprofitable business, but for the billions of dollars in government subsidies that keep an often destructive industry afloat, international researchers said Wednesday.
Britain will scrap all new subsidies for onshore wind farms when it closes a renewable support scheme, says the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
Public transport subsidies favour the privileged more than they benefit working class and poor commuters, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.
Government is looking at SA's transport subsidy regime, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande tells Fin24.
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