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Stop exploiting Africa, share resources, Pope tells Europe

By: Reuters     20th June 2018 Europe should stop exploiting Africa and invest in ways that benefit the continent more, including by sharing mineral wealth more equitably, Pope... 

Stop exploiting Africa, share resources, Pope tells Europe
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 Legal firm which advised on Life Esidimeni contract was paid R174 000

Legal firm which advised on Life Esidimeni contract was paid R174 000

By: African News Agency      20th June 2018 The Gauteng Health Department paid R174 000 to the law firm that gave legal advice to terminate the Life Esidimeni contract for mental health... 

Model Shashi Naidoo to visit Palestine after Gaza remark

Model Shashi Naidoo to visit Palestine after Gaza remark

20th June 2018 Model and TV personality Shashi Naidoo will be undertaking a fact-finding visit to Palestine after her remarks on her social media in which she... 

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 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... 

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... 

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 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... 

World Investment Report 2018

World Investment Report 2018

7th June 2018 Global flows of foreign direct investment fell by 23 per cent in 2017. Cross-border investment in developed and transition economies dropped... 

 Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Least Developed Countries

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Least Developed Countries

7th June 2018 The goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will guide development policy action over the coming years, in the pursuit of... 

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DA: James Selfe says DA urges Ramaphosa to stop paying Zuma legal fees

DA: James Selfe says DA urges Ramaphosa to stop paying Zuma legal fees

21st June 2018 The DA has today written to President Cyril Ramaphosa to request that he reconsider his decision to continue to pay for former president, Jacob... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says new Premier, old ANC – North West needs change

DA: Joe McGluwa says new Premier, old ANC – North West needs change

21st June 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes the nomination of Professor Tebogo Mokgoro as Premier of the North West Province. The first 100 days of... 

DA: DA’s railway plan will improve safety on trains and protect commuters from job losses

DA: DA’s railway plan will improve safety on trains and protect commuters from job losses

21st June 2018 Today, the DA presented our railway plan to the Competition Commission. This follows the Commission instituting a market inquiry into land-based... 

DA: SADTU proves it does not care about children’s safety

DA: SADTU proves it does not care about children’s safety

21st June 2018 Today, DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Nomsa Marchesi MP, and DA Gauteng Shadow MEC of Basic Education, Khume Ramulifho MPL, went to... 

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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.... 

Trends Transforming Governance

Trends Transforming Governance

11th June 2018 Holistic compliance protocols require a revolutionary approach to governance, risk and compliance (GRC). For GRC to be truly effective, businesses... 

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