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Land hearings to resume in the North West

By: News24Wire      17th July 2018 After a breather of about a week, the Joint Constitutional Review Committee is to resume its hearings on the amendment of Section 25 of the... 

Land hearings to resume in the North West
ANC in Gauteng confident ahead of conference, despite court challenges

ANC in Gauteng confident ahead of conference, despite court challenges

By: News24Wire      17th July 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng says it is confident and ready ahead of this weekend's provincial conference, despite looming court... 

New mining fund raising R750m to co-finance ancillary mine projects

New mining fund raising R750m to co-finance ancillary mine projects

By: Martin Creamer     16th July 2018 In an economic environment of tight capital allocation and bank pull back from mining finance, the new tax-incentivised CCP 12J Mining Fund is... 

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Ramaphosa's efforts will fail unless corrupt officials are brought to book

Ramaphosa's efforts will fail unless corrupt officials are brought to book

4th July 2018 South Africa’s new President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has been showered with praise for his early moves of fighting corruption. But he will need to do... 

Are 57% of South African kids raised without fathers?

Are 57% of South African kids raised without fathers?

4th July 2018 In its latest advertising campaign, detergent brand Omo features a young boy reading from a homemade Father’s Day card. “Thank you for always being... 

To fix South Africa's dysfunctional state, ditch its colonial heritage

To fix South Africa's dysfunctional state, ditch its colonial heritage

3rd July 2018 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa recently made an astonishing statement: that the country’s governance is collapsing. It takes extraordinary... 

 Doing business in a way that benefits everyone

Doing business in a way that benefits everyone

3rd July 2018 The blind spot of capitalist business practice is the belief that business is all about profit, regardless of its effect on the environment or... 

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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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Statements

SA: Constitutional review committee concerned with low level of tolerance at Mafikeng public hearings

SA: Constitutional review committee concerned with low level of tolerance at Mafikeng public hearings

18th July 2018 A delegation of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee today held public hearings into a possible review of section 25 of the Constitution, at... 

SA: Labour warns public and stakeolder about social media scam on their rights to get benefits from UIF

SA: Labour warns public and stakeolder about social media scam on their rights to get benefits from UIF

17th July 2018 The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) is cautioning the public and stakeholders about a social media scam which advises people who worked from 1994... 

SA: Committee takes Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill to the people

SA: Committee takes Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill to the people

17th July 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Transport has called on local communities to come in numbers and attend public hearings on the Road Accident Benefit... 

SACCI: Trade conditions worsen

SACCI: Trade conditions worsen

17th July 2018 According to SACCI’s June 2018 trade conditions survey, trade conditions deteriorated further. The Trade Activity Index (TAI) that measures present... 

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Press Offices

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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