Jacob Zuma beat yet another no confidence motion

President Jacob Zuma has easily defeated a motion of no confidence introduced in South Africa’s national assembly by the opposition Democratic Alliance. The ANC used its comfortable parliamentary majority to vote down the motion by 214 votes to 126. It’s the third no confidence motion he’s survived in under a year. Unusually there were 58 […]

COP22 draws in banks and businesses to meet climate change goals

The climate-change conference underway in Marrakech known as COP 22 is concentrating on how  governments, businesses and financial institutions can collaborate to reduce carbon emissions to help prevent global temperatures from rising by more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Governments have set targets, but  enterprises and banks will ihave to  take on a greater role […]