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Ramaphosa set for presidential nod from ANC in Gauteng

By: News24Wire      23rd November 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng looks set to officially nominate Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa when the province holds its... 

Ramaphosa set for presidential nod from ANC in Gauteng
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Mixed feelings over new police commissioner

Mixed feelings over new police commissioner

By: News24Wire      23rd November 2017 The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) and Parliament's police portfolio committee have expressed confidence in newly-appointed... 

eThekwini mayor's R25m programme criticised

eThekwini mayor's R25m programme criticised

By: News24Wire      23rd November 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in eThekwini has criticised Mayor Zandile Gumede's R25-million mayoral parlour programme, approved by the city's... 

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Options on the table as South Africa wrestles with funding higher education

Options on the table as South Africa wrestles with funding higher education

20th November 2017 A report into the feasibility of offering free higher education at South Africa’s universities has finally been released. It has been nearly two... 

How farm dwellers in South Africa think about home, land and belonging

How farm dwellers in South Africa think about home, land and belonging

20th November 2017 South Africa’s unemployment rate puts it in the bottom ten countries in the world. Hunger levels are growing. It has what Berkeley geography... 

Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

17th November 2017 The military has taken control of the national broadcaster, troops are in the streets and the president is being held in a secure environment. All... 

 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... 

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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... 

Untapped potential for climate action: Renewable energy in Nationally Determined Contributions

Untapped potential for climate action: Renewable energy in Nationally Determined Contributions

13th November 2017 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are a cornerstone of the Paris Agreement on climate change. They set out the actions that countries plan... 

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Statements

SA: Committee supports investigation into alleged bribery

SA: Committee supports investigation into alleged bribery

23rd November 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has expressed concern on the alleged media reports that Adv Nthuthuzelo Vanara, who is the evidence... 

OUTA: Eskom Parliament hearings confirm Zuma’s capture agenda

OUTA: Eskom Parliament hearings confirm Zuma’s capture agenda

23rd November 2017 OUTA welcomes the revelations and input provided in Parliament by Ex-Eskom Chairperson, Mr Zola Tsotsi, along with Eskom Board Chairperson, Mr... 

NT: Treasury on rating announcement by Fitch Ratings

NT: Treasury on rating announcement by Fitch Ratings

23rd November 2017 Fitch Ratings has affirmed South Africa’s long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘BB+’ and maintained the stable outlook. Government... 

SACP: SACP welcomes President Robert Mugabe’s resignation

SACP: SACP welcomes President Robert Mugabe’s resignation

22nd November 2017 The South African Communist Party welcomes the resignation of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, tendered on Tuesday 21 November 2017. The... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Poor work performance and sales targets

Poor work performance and sales targets

9th November 2017 It is not often that a dispute about dismissal for poor work performance reaches the Labour Appeal Court. Yet this is what happened in the case of... 

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