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Marikana mineworkers case postponed to February next year

By: African News Agency      18th June 2018 Seventeen mineworkers facing multiple charges relating to a violent strike at Lonmin platinum mine operations in Marikana near Rustenburg four... 

 Marikana mineworkers case postponed to February next year
NUM slams claims of 'sabotage' by Eskom

NUM slams claims of 'sabotage' by Eskom

By: African News Agency      18th June 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Monday said that Eskom was lying to the public that workers affiliated to the trade union were... 

 State capture at heart of Eskom’s load-shedding woes – Maimane

State capture at heart of Eskom’s load-shedding woes – Maimane

By: News24Wire      18th June 2018 Diversifying the energy mix, reducing demand and putting an end to the Eskom monopoly in the energy sector are some of the proposals the Democratic... 

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Eskom strike and public sector strike

Eskom strike and public sector strike

15th June 2018 A few minutes before the first whistle marking the beginning of the 2018 World Cup, both social media and soccer enthusiasts complained about the... 

What to look for when assessing South Africa's president, Ramaphosa

What to look for when assessing South Africa's president, Ramaphosa

15th June 2018 Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has served as South Africa’s president for more than three months, many pundits and ordinary citizens are assessing his... 

 Is another Boko Haram or al-Shabaab erupting in Mozambique?

Is another Boko Haram or al-Shabaab erupting in Mozambique?

15th June 2018 A sudden upsurge in brutal violence in northern Mozambique, including the beheadings of women and children, has sounded alarms that a violent... 

Power shift

Power shift

15th June 2018 One of the more interesting exchanges during the recent gathering of energy stakeholders in Johannesburg arose as a result of a question posed to... 

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Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in Nepal

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in Nepal

13th June 2018 Nepal experienced considerable poverty reduction over the last two decades. However, over the same period, several factors including low economic... 

Submission To Parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee In Re: Expropriation Without Compensation

Submission To Parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee In Re: Expropriation Without Compensation

8th June 2018 The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has called for written public submissions on the review of section 25 of the Constitution in order to... 

Just Energy Transition: Community Ownership and the Future of Renewable Energy Systems

Just Energy Transition: Community Ownership and the Future of Renewable Energy Systems

8th June 2018 South Africa’s energy sector is a major contributor to the country’s Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, given its dependence on fossil fuels for... 

Inferior Infrastructure in Rural and Township Schools

Inferior Infrastructure in Rural and Township Schools

8th June 2018 Part of the National Development Plan’s vision is that, by 2030, South Africans will have universal early childhood education, high-quality... 

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LIMUSA: LIMUSA wishes NUM a successful National Congress

LIMUSA: LIMUSA wishes NUM a successful National Congress

19th June 2018 The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) takes this opportunity to wish our sister union, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)... 

SA: SA hosts the seventh Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee

SA: SA hosts the seventh Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee

19th June 2018 The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies hosted the seventh Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee (TSMC) meeting on 18 June 2018 in... 

IFP: Investigate missing R185 million drought relief funds

IFP: Investigate missing R185 million drought relief funds

19th June 2018 I have written to the Office of the Public Protector, Advocate Mkhwebane, National Minister of Water and Sanitation and Treasury requesting an... 

PAC: Land Act was the endorsement of 1652 atrocities

PAC: Land Act was the endorsement of 1652 atrocities

19th June 2018 The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) is not happy with the rate at which the country is going about in returning the land back to its... 

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Press Offices

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

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

13th 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... 

IFLR1000 Women Leaders Guide 2018 recognises Webber Wentzel

IFLR1000 Women Leaders Guide 2018 recognises Webber Wentzel

13th June 2018 The IFLR1000 recognised Sally Hutton, Karen Couzyn, Safiyya Patel and Angela Simpson as part of this year’s Women Leaders. Women Leaders is a new... 

Unforeseen tax impact in amendments to articles of association

Unforeseen tax impact in amendments to articles of association

13th June 2018 The recent Supreme Court of Appeal judgement of CSARS v The Executors of Estate Late Sidney Ellerine illustrates the importance of obtaining tax... 

Integrating AI into legal services - Considerations

Integrating AI into legal services - Considerations

11th June 2018 Over the past two years Webber Wentzel has explored a number of artificial intelligence (AI) platforms related to the delivery of legal services.... 

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