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City of Cape Town will take 3 years to deal with drought impact - De Lille

By: African News Agency      19th June 2018 It will take at least three years for the City of Cape Town to deal with the impact of climate change and the current drought on the city, Cape... 

 City of Cape Town will take 3 years to deal with drought impact - De Lille
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Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday – presidency spokesperson

Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday – presidency spokesperson

By: Reuters     19th June 2018 Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, a presidency spokesperson said. Femi Adesina, in an emailed... 

Saica to start disciplinary proceedings against former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh

Saica to start disciplinary proceedings against former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh

By: News24Wire      19th June 2018 The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) announced on Tuesday it will start disciplinary proceedings against former Eskom CFO... 

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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... 

Ramaphoria in South Africa: just a honeymoon, or the start of true love?

Ramaphoria in South Africa: just a honeymoon, or the start of true love?

13th June 2018 As 2017 drew to a close South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), had reached the nadir of its popularity with voters.... 

One year ago

One year ago

13th June 2018 Winston Churchill famously said ‘the farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.'  Let’s take a break from all the... 

Informal enterprise ownership: the importance of previous employment experience

Informal enterprise ownership: the importance of previous employment experience

12th June 2018 Enterprises in the informal sector are known to have a precarious existence. The economic value and survival of an informal enterprise depend on... 

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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... 

The future prospects of South African universities – Policy and funding options

The future prospects of South African universities – Policy and funding options

8th June 2018 VIEWPOINTS is a new series published by the Centre for Development and Enterprise in which we will be drawing on the expertise of South Africans... 

 How We Can Save (for) Our Future

How We Can Save (for) Our Future

8th June 2018 In the white paper entitled 'We'll Live to 100 - How Can We Afford It?', the challenges facing retirement systems around the world due to increases... 

Insights on planning for power system regulators

Insights on planning for power system regulators

7th June 2018 Thorough, well informed planning is essential to develop electricity systems and prepare them for increased shares of renewables. Long-term... 

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DA: John Moodey says DA takes steps to address the problem of illegal immigrants in Johannesburg

DA: John Moodey says DA takes steps to address the problem of illegal immigrants in Johannesburg

20th June 2018 The DA-led City of Johannesburg is working with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) to address the growing challenge of illegal immigrants living... 

DA: Haniff Hoosen says Home Affairs’ ineffectiveness fuels illegal immigration

DA: Haniff Hoosen says Home Affairs’ ineffectiveness fuels illegal immigration

20th June 2018 Today, to mark World Refugee Day, the DA engaged with the Somali refugee community in Durban in Kwa Zulu Natal where we had an opportunity to speak... 

CPS: Mswati makes empty move to try and ease tensions and conceal his failed leadership

CPS: Mswati makes empty move to try and ease tensions and conceal his failed leadership

20th June 2018 Swaziland’s absolute monarch, Mswati III, has resorted to his failed feudalist method by summarily summoning the people to his royal kraal, known... 

SA: President Ramaphosa welcomes participation of Dr Riek Machar Teny in High Level Revitalisation talks

SA: President Ramaphosa welcomes participation of Dr Riek Machar Teny in High Level Revitalisation talks

20th June 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes the participation of Dr Riek Machar Teny, Chairperson of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/A-In-Opposition... 

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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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