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State will pay Zuma's legal fees until court rules otherwise

By: News24Wire      20th June 2018 The State will carry on covering former president Jacob Zuma's legal fees until a court decides otherwise, the Presidency confirmed on Wednesday.... 

State will pay Zuma's legal fees until court rules otherwise
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 ANC in a race to appoint NWest premier

ANC in a race to appoint NWest premier

By: African News Agency      20th June 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) is in a race to fill the vacant post of North West premier by the end of the week and the party's national... 

South Africa's GDP growth expected to hit 1.7% in 2018

South Africa's GDP growth expected to hit 1.7% in 2018

By: Reuters     20th June 2018 South Africa's economy is expected to recover from a poor start this year, rescued by stronger growth in the rest of the world, a Reuters poll... 

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 Somalia must look inward to defuse its tensions

Somalia must look inward to defuse its tensions

20th June 2018 The involvement of Middle East actors in Somalia, namely the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and Turkey, has reached fever pitch recently,... 

 Corruption is fuelling cash-in-transit heists

Corruption is fuelling cash-in-transit heists

19th June 2018 Cash-in-transit robbery is one of the fastest growing forms of aggravated robbery in South Africa. It poses a significant threat to public safety... 

As help from Cuba arrives, is there only one Kenyan doctor for every 16,000 people?

As help from Cuba arrives, is there only one Kenyan doctor for every 16,000 people?

19th June 2018 The chief of staff in the Kenyan presidency claimed the country’s doctor-to-patient ratio was one doctor to every 16 000 patients. There are 7 333... 

‘Enough rhetoric! Catalysing an era of concrete action’

‘Enough rhetoric! Catalysing an era of concrete action’

19th June 2018 In an era filled with so many plans and visions, which are often never followed through with any form of concrete action, this title was the theme... 

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The Fatal Consequences of Dangerously Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention

The Fatal Consequences of Dangerously Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention

20th June 2018 On the morning that Jose Azurdia died, an officer at the Adelanto Detention Facility in California told a nurse Mr. Azurdia was ill and vomiting.... 

Guidelines for the management of snakebites, second edition

Guidelines for the management of snakebites, second edition

19th June 2018 Snakebites are well-known medical emergencies in many parts of the world, especially in rural areas. Agricultural workers and children are most... 

Why is there so little economic development in South Africa’s townships?

Why is there so little economic development in South Africa’s townships?

18th June 2018 There’s no shortage of economic activity happening in township streets, backyards and houses: there are spaza shops on every corner, metal... 

Women and Finance

Women and Finance

18th June 2018 Approximately eighty women gathered at the "Women and Finance" Seminar which was hosted by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), in... 

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SA: Western Cape Social Development on disruption of Social Development local offices by striking SASSA staff

SA: Western Cape Social Development on disruption of Social Development local offices by striking SASSA staff

20th June 2018 The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the intimidation and disruptive behaviour by striking South African Social... 

IFP: IFP mourns loss of ANC MP Sbu Radebe

IFP: IFP mourns loss of ANC MP Sbu Radebe

20th June 2018 The IFP extends its sincerest condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Sibusiso Radebe. The untimely death of Sibusiso Radebe has come... 

SA: Police Committee extends deadline for comments on Ipid Bill

SA: Police Committee extends deadline for comments on Ipid Bill

20th June 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Police has extended by one week the deadline for comments on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid)... 

SA: Speakers' forum meeting in Johannesburg

SA: Speakers' forum meeting in Johannesburg

20th June 2018 The Speakers’ Forum, comprising the Presiding Officers of Parliament and the Provincial Legislatures, and chaired by National Assembly Speaker Ms... 

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The South African pharmaceutical regulatory environment

The South African pharmaceutical regulatory environment

20th June 2018 The South African pharmaceutical environment is highly regulated. The most important legislative provisions are found in the Medicines Act and the... 

Intestate Succession: The Legal Consequences of not leaving a valid Will

Intestate Succession: The Legal Consequences of not leaving a valid Will

20th June 2018 The Intestate Succession Act 81 of 1987 (hereinafter the “Act”) regulates the circumstances where a person dies without a Will or where a person... 

Urgent reinstatement of tax compliance status granted

Urgent reinstatement of tax compliance status granted

20th June 2018 For certain taxpayers, a tax clearance certificate is of utmost importance in ensuring that it is able to receive payment and to tender for new... 

Webber Wentzel wins at the 2018 PEA GP and Advisor Awards

Webber Wentzel wins at the 2018 PEA GP and Advisor Awards

20th June 2018 Webber Wentzel has won the 2018 Private Equity Africa (PEA) Local Legal Advisor of the Year Award at the 7th Annual PEA GP & Advisor Awards. The... 

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