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Carbon tax comes into effect from 2015

A carbon tax will come into effect from 2015, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced in Parliament during the tabling of his Budget Speech on 27 February 2013. “Government proposed to price carbon by way of a carbon tax, at the rate of R120 per...
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Trees for Words project to plant 500 trees

As the SU Wordfees (Wordfest) takes place in Stellenbosch, university students along with scholars from local schools will team up again for the Trees for Words project in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of the event. Some 500 “spekbome”,...