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Brian Dames: Gigaba adviser lured me to meet Guptas

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames said he was asked to meet “some people” who turned out to be the Guptas by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s adviser... 

Brian Dames: Gigaba adviser lured me to meet Guptas
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SABC board chair steps down from Zuma's wife's foundation

SABC board chair steps down from Zuma's wife's foundation

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 42 minutes ago New South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini has stepped down from his role as chairperson of the Bongi... 

We are 'utterly disturbed' by criticisms of Cabinet reshuffle by 'His Excellency' – ANCYL

We are 'utterly disturbed' by criticisms of Cabinet reshuffle by 'His Excellency' – ANCYL

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 21 minutes ago In the aftermath of the latest Cabinet reshuffle by "His Excellency President Jacob Zuma", the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) has... 

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Deadly explosion in Somali capital Mogadishu brings shock, outrage, and resilience

Deadly explosion in Somali capital Mogadishu brings shock, outrage, and resilience

18th October 2017 More than 300 people were killed and at least 500 injured on October 14 when a truck bomb exploded in a crowded intersection in Mogadishu,... 

Ahmed Timol inquest: why uncovering apartheid crimes remains so important

Ahmed Timol inquest: why uncovering apartheid crimes remains so important

18th October 2017 The recent, reopened inquest into the death of teacher and anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, was different in many ways from a traditional... 

 Terrorism puts education on hold in Mali

Terrorism puts education on hold in Mali

18th October 2017 As has been the case annually since the crisis in Mali erupted in 2012, the start of the school year on 9 October was ineffective countrywide.... 

Leadership in question

Leadership in question

18th October 2017 Very many South Africans are worried about the character and quality of leadership of the country and continue to hear allegations of corruption... 

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Countries and subnational entities phasing out existing coal power plants and shrinking the proposed coal power pipeline

Countries and subnational entities phasing out existing coal power plants and shrinking the proposed coal power pipeline

Updated 3 hours ago According to recent news reports, coal power is being squeezed between two trends: the shrinking deployment of new coal plants and the accelerating... 

Africa’s opportunity: reaping the early harvest of the demographic transition and ensuring no one is left behind

Africa’s opportunity: reaping the early harvest of the demographic transition and ensuring no one is left behind

Updated 3 hours ago This report aims to make the case for governments – national leaders and ministries including finance, economic planning, health, youth,... 

Girls’ Access to Education in Afghanistan

Girls’ Access to Education in Afghanistan

17th October 2017 Sixteen years after the US-led military intervention that ousted the Taliban government, an estimated two-thirds of Afghan girls do not go to... 

Security Forces Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections

Security Forces Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections

17th October 2017 On August 8, 2017, Kenya held presidential elections in which the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected amid allegations of electoral fraud. The... 

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Statements

DA: Bridget Masango on SASSA: A countdown to crisis again

DA: Bridget Masango on SASSA: A countdown to crisis again

Updated 2 hours 4 minutes ago The no-show by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) at the meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Social Development today simply... 

SA: Standing Committee on Finance on the legality of SAA bailout

SA: Standing Committee on Finance on the legality of SAA bailout

Updated 2 hours 49 minutes ago The Standing Committee on Finance considered a legal opinion from Parliament’s Legal Services Unit on the use by the Minister of Finance, Mr Malusi... 

DMR: Minister of Mineral Resources comes out guns blazing in Parliament

DMR: Minister of Mineral Resources comes out guns blazing in Parliament

Updated 2 hours 51 minutes ago Mineral Resources Minister Mr Mosebenzi Zwane came out guns blazing this morning calling upon members of the opposition in the Portfolio Committee... 

DPSA: Public Service and Administration warns public not to respond to bogus e-mail

DPSA: Public Service and Administration warns public not to respond to bogus e-mail

Updated 3 hours ago The Department of Public Service and Administration is warning the public not to respond to a bogus e-mail which is circulating, requesting... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel maintains its top ranking in the IFLR1000 2018 Guide

Webber Wentzel maintains its top ranking in the IFLR1000 2018 Guide

18th October 2017 Webber Wentzel is the only South African law firm to have achieved tier 1 rankings across the board in IFLR1000’s Financial and Corporate Guide... 

What are the legal implications of your company’s social media use?

What are the legal implications of your company’s social media use?

18th October 2017 Reputations have been ruined on social media.  Recently there has been an upsurge in the number of businesses, educational institutions, government... 

Book on ‘hot topic’ Business Rescue set to launch

Book on ‘hot topic’ Business Rescue set to launch

17th October 2017 In our current economic climate with various private and public companies, as well as State Owned Entities (SOEs) being placed under severe... 

Figures announced by SARS for SVDPs

Figures announced by SARS for SVDPs

17th October 2017 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) announced last week that with the close of the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) on 31 August... 

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