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Like Zimbabwe, South Africa needs leadership change – Mthembu

By: Reuters     21st November 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) should get President Jacob Zuma to stand down as head of state after a party conference next month because like... 

Like Zimbabwe, South Africa needs leadership change – Mthembu
ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu
Eskom rejects call for inflation-capped hike, as Nersa gears up for Dec 7 decision

Eskom rejects call for inflation-capped hike, as Nersa gears up for Dec 7 decision

By: Terence Creamer     20th November 2017 State-owned power utility Eskom has rejected calls for its 2018/19 tariff to be capped at the level of inflation, arguing that such a move would be... 

Nxasana loses bid to introduce answering affidavit over 'golden handshake'

Nxasana loses bid to introduce answering affidavit over 'golden handshake'

By: News24Wire      20th November 2017 Former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Mxolisi Nxasana has lost his bid to introduce his version of events in an application to... 

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 Good coup, bad coup?

Good coup, bad coup?

17th November 2017 Uncertainty, intrigue and fake news have characterised recent days and events in Zimbabwe. Following the confirmation of a bloodless military coup... 

We have a demand  problem, Minister

We have a demand problem, Minister

17th November 2017 National Energy Regulator of South Africa and Eskom executives will naturally be relieved that hearings into the State-owned utility’s revenue... 

A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe. What's next for the embattled nation?

A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe. What's next for the embattled nation?

16th November 2017 Nobody is safe from the rages of Zimbabwe’s First Lady, “Dr. Amai” Grace Mugabe. There was the young South African model Grace lashed with... 

What the hijacking of South Africa's Treasury means for the economy

What the hijacking of South Africa's Treasury means for the economy

16th November 2017 South Africa has been rocked by news that President Jacob Zuma has bulldozed the country’s National Treasury to adopt a fee free higher education... 

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Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates

Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates

14th November 2017 Thousands of Tanzanian women toil as domestic workers in the Middle East, cleaning, caring, and cooking for their employer’s families. Each year,... 

Davis Tax Committee final reports

Davis Tax Committee final reports

13th November 2017 The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) is pleased to announce that the Minister of Finance has granted approval for it to publish its reports that have been... 

Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa

Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa

13th November 2017 On 14 January 2016, President Jacob Zuma established a Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training in order to add into the body of... 

Running out the Clock – How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity

Running out the Clock – How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity

13th November 2017 Guatemala has made dramatic progress over the past decade in promoting accountability for abuses of power, including cases of human rights... 

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Statements

DA: Jack Bloom says Gauteng Health won't get funds from universities

DA: Jack Bloom says Gauteng Health won't get funds from universities

21st November 2017 Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has claimed that her department is owed R2.7 billion from universities for the funding of joint appointments of... 

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach says Mkhwebane wastes taxpayers’ money once again

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach says Mkhwebane wastes taxpayers’ money once again

20th November 2017 The DA condemns Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s, late withdrawal of her application to postpone proceedings in the court case in which her... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on its state of readiness for the planned National Day of Action against DHET

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on its state of readiness for the planned National Day of Action against DHET

20th November 2017 The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] has been mobilising all its members in the Sector Education and Training Authority... 

DA: Natasha Mazzone says Mbalula must protect witnesses in Koko disciplinary hearing

DA: Natasha Mazzone says Mbalula must protect witnesses in Koko disciplinary hearing

20th November 2017 As former Eskom Acting CEO, Matshela Koko’s disciplinary hearing resumes on Thursday this week, the DA will write to the Minister of Police, Fikile... 

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Press Offices

Proposed overhaul of the Financial Provisioning Regulations of 2015

Proposed overhaul of the Financial Provisioning Regulations of 2015

14th November 2017 Last Friday, 10 November 2017, the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the 'Proposed Regulations Pertaining to the Financial Provision for... 

The Best Lawyers™ in South Africa 2018 recognises 46 Webber Wentzel lawyers

The Best Lawyers™ in South Africa 2018 recognises 46 Webber Wentzel lawyers

10th November 2017 Forty-six Webber Wentzel attorneys have been included in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in South Africa. Webber Wentzel also achieved the Law... 

A new era in transfer pricing risk assessment

A new era in transfer pricing risk assessment

10th November 2017 A toolkit for Transfer Pricing Risk Assessment in the African Mining Industry was launched in September this year by the African Tax Administration... 

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act – Foreign and Domestic Prominent Influential Persons

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act – Foreign and Domestic Prominent Influential Persons

10th November 2017 The FICA Amendment Act No 2 of 2017 (“the Act”) provides further protection of the South African financial system against abuse for illicit... 

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