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Weak GDP number latest dampener to optimism over Ramaphosa

By: African News Agency      6th June 2018 The latest official data showing South Africa's economy contracted in the first quarter of this year is the latest dampener to the optimism... 

 Weak GDP number latest dampener to optimism over Ramaphosa
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South Sudan president agrees to meet with former first vice president

South Sudan president agrees to meet with former first vice president

By: African News Agency      6th June 2018 South Sudan President Salva Kiir has agreed to meet with his former First Vice-President Riek Machar in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, signalling a... 

It's youth vs 'old' ahead of the ANC Gauteng conference

It's youth vs 'old' ahead of the ANC Gauteng conference

By: News24Wire      6th June 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) Youth League in Gauteng has thrown down the gauntlet against the province's current leaders, who are endorsing... 

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 Is Congo-Brazzaville constructing a fractured ‘new republic’?

Is Congo-Brazzaville constructing a fractured ‘new republic’?

24th August 2017 The highly contested 2015 constitutional referendum in the Republic of the Congo set in motion a process of institutional reform which the... 

Explainer: Grace Mugabe and the intricacies of diplomatic immunity

Explainer: Grace Mugabe and the intricacies of diplomatic immunity

23rd August 2017 Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, has been granted diplomatic immunity and allowed to leave South Africa after allegedly attacking and injuring... 

 Why allowing the sale of horn stockpiles is a setback for rhinos in the wild

Why allowing the sale of horn stockpiles is a setback for rhinos in the wild  

23rd August 2017 A South African court has ordered the government to release a permit to the world’s largest rhino breeder, John Hume. The permit will allow him to... 

No credible candidate in the overcrowded race for the presidency of the ANC

No credible candidate in the overcrowded race for the presidency of the ANC 

23rd August 2017 In recent months and weeks, Lindiwe Sisulu, Mathews Phosa, Baleka Mbete and Jeff Radebe have entered the race for the presidency of the African... 

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 Unearthed: land, power and inequality in Latin America

Unearthed: land, power and inequality in Latin America

2nd December 2016 Combating inequality in Latin America requires addressing the extreme concentration in access to and control over land, as well as in the... 

Community Perceptions of Violent Extremism in Kenya

Community Perceptions of Violent Extremism in Kenya

1st December 2016 The eyes of the world are on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the enduring Al-Qaeda-and Taliban-related conflicts in Europe, the... 

 Making Tax Work for Women's Rights

Making Tax Work for Women's Rights

1st December 2016 Tax and women’s rights are entwined. How tax is spent and raised matters more for women than men. And there is lots of potential for tax to bring... 

Post-election rises in US interest rates: rate rises could hurt Africa's access to finance

Post-election rises in US interest rates: rate rises could hurt Africa's access to finance

1st December 2016 Key messages Post-US election, the increase in longer-dated US bond yields partly reflect expected fiscal easing that could increase US debt over... 

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Statements

DA: Two-day sitting of the party’s Federal Council

DA: Two-day sitting of the party’s Federal Council

15th July 2018 The Federal Council of the Democratic Alliance met over the last two days to discuss matters of importance to the party and our national programme... 

FEDUSA: FEDUSA calls on PIC to have two directors declared delinquent

FEDUSA: FEDUSA calls on PIC to have two directors declared delinquent

15th July 2018 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has acknowledged the resignation of the Executive Head for Legal Counsel, Governance and... 

SA: Parliament this week

SA: Parliament this week

15th July 2018 On Wednesday, 18 July, South Africans and the world will again celebrate the birthday of South Africa’s first democratically elected President,... 

SA: Labour completes Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry

SA: Labour completes Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry

13th July 2018 The Grayston Drive Pedestrian and cyclist structural bridge collapse inquiry set-up by the Department of Labour completed its work of gathering... 

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Press Offices

It takes a village to raise a child, but who might get the leave?

It takes a village to raise a child, but who might get the leave?

15th November 2016 Traditional family units across the world have changed. The proposed changes to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, No 75 of 1997 (BCEA)... 

Webber Wentzel launches an in-house legal process outsourcing capability - the Webber Wentzel Legal Services Centre

Webber Wentzel launches an in-house legal process outsourcing capability - the Webber Wentzel Legal Services Centre

14th November 2016 As the legal services industry becomes increasingly competitive, there is a growing demand on law firms to adopt innovative approaches to deliver... 

Webber Wentzel dominates 2017 Best Lawyers rankings

Webber Wentzel dominates 2017 Best Lawyers rankings

11th November 2016 Webber Wentzel has received sterling results in the 2017 Best Lawyers South Africa rankings, with the firm clinching 55 individual rankings across... 

Law plays critical role in advancing public health

Law plays critical role in advancing public health

11th November 2016 HIV is a daily reality for over 6 million South Africans, therefore, law professionals can – and must – play an active role in the fight against... 

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