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Leaving office 'a mixed feeling' – ANC SG Mantashe

By: African News Agency      14th December 2017 Outgoing African National Congress (ANC) secretary general, Gwede Mantashe, on Thursday said he had mixed emotions as he leaves behind a... 

 Leaving office 'a mixed feeling' – ANC SG Mantashe
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Ramaphosa must 'go down on one knee' and ask me to be his deputy – Sisulu

Ramaphosa must 'go down on one knee' and ask me to be his deputy – Sisulu 

By: News24Wire      14th December 2017 African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) member Lindiwe Sisulu has not given up on becoming deputy president if... 

Zimbabwe's former finance minister faces new corruption charges

Zimbabwe's former finance minister faces new corruption charges

By: News24Wire      14th December 2017 Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo faced new corruption charges on Thursday in the clearest example yet of a crackdown on graft by... 

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South Africans in rural areas are saying 'no more'. Why it matters

South Africans in rural areas are saying 'no more'. Why it matters

9th November 2017 The mainstream in South Africa is paying little attention to the world outside the cities. This is a mistake because the future of the country’s... 

 China tests its military muscle in Africa

China tests its military muscle in Africa

9th November 2017 Is the hugely successful film Wolf Warrior 2 a metaphor for China’s growing presence in Africa – and perhaps beyond? It’s an action thriller... 

Two books that tell the unsettling tale of South Africa's descent

Two books that tell the unsettling tale of South Africa's descent

8th November 2017 South Africa has produced two must-read thrillers in the past week. They are non-fiction, yet are as gripping and readable as any page-turner.... 

Cape Town water crisis: 7 myths that must be bust

Cape Town water crisis: 7 myths that must be bust

8th November 2017 One of South Africa’s biggest cities, Cape Town, is gripped by a rising panic. People are haunted by the idea that they may soon have to queue for... 

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Report of ANC's 5th National Policy Conference

Report of ANC's 5th National Policy Conference

9th October 2017 This is an integrated report of the discussions on the Strategy and Tactics document in the 11 Commissions of the 5th National Policy Conference.... 

 Incredible India 2.0 - India’s $20 Billion Tourism Opportunity

Incredible India 2.0 - India’s $20 Billion Tourism Opportunity

9th October 2017 Following the launch of the 2017 edition of the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, where India was ranked one of the most improved nations;... 

 Agroecology, Empowerment and Resilience: Lessons from ActionAid's Agroecology and Resilience project

Agroecology, Empowerment and Resilience: Lessons from ActionAid's Agroecology and Resilience project

9th October 2017 West Africa is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Following a severe drought in the region in 2012, ActionAid initiated the Agroecology... 

Sexual Violence by Armed Groups in the Central African Republic

Sexual Violence by Armed Groups in the Central African Republic

6th October 2017 Since late 2012, the Central African Republic has been wracked by bloody armed conflict in which civilians have paid the price. Armed groups have... 

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Statements

DA: Jacques Smalle says Limpopo DoE must provide free transport to supplementary exam centres

DA: Jacques Smalle says Limpopo DoE must provide free transport to supplementary exam centres

9th January 2018 Today, the DA has written to the MEC for Education, Ishmael Kgetjepe, to request that his counterpart in the Department of Transport, MEC Makoma... 

UASA: Matrics looking to further their education should not focus on universities only

UASA: Matrics looking to further their education should not focus on universities only

9th January 2018 UASA congratulates the 2017 matric class on their excellent result. Well done to all! For those looking to further their education, now is the time... 

DA: Fred Nel says DA calls on MEC Vadi to urgently address rail safety

DA: Fred Nel says DA calls on MEC Vadi to urgently address rail safety

9th January 2018 The DA is deeply concerned with railway safety in Gauteng after a second train accident in as many weeks. 200 train passengers were left injured... 

DA: Thembalihle Xhangayi says state of emergency services in Nyandeni Municipality in disarray

DA: Thembalihle Xhangayi says state of emergency services in Nyandeni Municipality in disarray

9th January 2018 Nyandeni Local Municipality (NLM) firefighters have been operating under dire conditions since 2010, trying to service areas like Libode and... 

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Press Offices

Exempt dividends treated as income or proceeds for capital gains

Exempt dividends treated as income or proceeds for capital gains

13th September 2017 A common method for South African corporate shareholders to exit a South African equity investment is for the target company to repurchase the... 

Baker McKenzie advises lenders on USD 600 million syndicated loan to Investec Bank

Baker McKenzie advises lenders on USD 600 million syndicated loan to Investec Bank

12th September 2017 Baker McKenzie's Banking and Finance team advised the lenders, led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch International limited and Commerzbank... 

Webber Wentzel Wins at the African Legal Awards 2017

Webber Wentzel Wins at the African Legal Awards 2017

11th September 2017 Webber Wentzel is proud to have received two awards in the prestigious African Legal Awards hosted by Legal Week and the Corporate Lawyers... 

Baker McKenzie wins International Law Firm of the Year at African Legal Awards

Baker McKenzie wins International Law Firm of the Year at African Legal Awards

11th September 2017 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has won the prestigious International Law Firm of the Year award at Legal Week’s African Legal Awards ceremony, held... 

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