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Rand recovery double-edged sword, land must be shared – Ramaphosa

By: Reuters     18th April 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday the rebound in the country's currency, the rand, had both positive and negative effects but wasn't... 

Rand recovery double-edged sword, land must be shared – Ramaphosa
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SA 'took strong exception' to Australian travel advisory

SA 'took strong exception' to Australian travel advisory

By: News24Wire      18th April 2018 South Africa "took strong exception" to a recent travel advisory issued by the Australian government. Minister of International Relations and... 

Mnangagwa says new investment law to open economy

Mnangagwa says new investment law to open economy

By: Reuters     18th April 2018 Zimbabwe is working on a new investment law to open up the economy to foreign investors, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday, part of... 

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South African business must tackle its deeply rooted prejudice

South African business must tackle its deeply rooted prejudice

11th April 2018 South African business’s biggest obstacle may not be government corruption, economic radicalism or skills shortages. It may be deep-rooted race and... 

 Democracy and economics in Africa: the circle of growth

Democracy and economics in Africa: the circle of growth

11th April 2018 At low levels of economic development, democracy has little if any impact on growth. However as countries’ average incomes rise, a positive... 

 What China’s President Xi’s extended tenure means for Africa

What China’s President Xi’s extended tenure means for Africa

11th April 2018 China’s decision to suspend presidential term limits is still reverberating around the world. The announcement, made after a vote by China’s... 

Into the quagmire and now trying to get out

Into the quagmire and now trying to get out

10th April 2018 During 2017 a deeply rooted and emotive SA issue, land dispossession and ownership, was conflated with factional fighting in the ANC. It did not... 

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Moving towards a growing global discourse on transboundary adaptation

Moving towards a growing global discourse on transboundary adaptation

29th March 2018 The scientific consensus is clear that climate change will alter the frequency, intensity, duration, timing and location of extreme weather and... 

Judicial Harassment of Indigenous Leaders and Environmentalists in Ecuador

Judicial Harassment of Indigenous Leaders and Environmentalists in Ecuador

28th March 2018 When President Lenín Moreno took office in May 2017, he inherited an economy heavily reliant on extractive industries and an executive branch that... 

Scaling up Finance for the Sustainable Development Goals

Scaling up Finance for the Sustainable Development Goals

27th March 2018 The world currently faces the critical challenge of scaling up development finance, an indispensable requirement for the realization of the SDGs.... 

The Rohingya crisis: making the transition from emergency to longer-term development

The Rohingya crisis: making the transition from emergency to longer-term development

27th March 2018 Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence and persecution in Myanmar. Housed in overcrowded camps, they... 

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Statements

SA: Statement delivered at Joint ANC and MJC Press Conference

SA: Statement delivered at Joint ANC and MJC Press Conference

19th April 2018 Introduction South Africans will be celebrating Freedom Day on the 27th of April. Our freedom, which our people fought for, and some died for, was... 

SA: Minister Derek Hanekom on jobs creation and promotion of entrepreneurship in tourism

SA: Minister Derek Hanekom on jobs creation and promotion of entrepreneurship in tourism

19th April 2018 Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom and his G20 counterparts have committed their countries to create more jobs and to promote entrepreneurship in... 

SA: President Ramaphosa assures investors Government is creating an enabling environment for investment

SA: President Ramaphosa assures investors Government is creating an enabling environment for investment

19th April 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa told investors and business leaders that South Africa is on the road to economic recovery as government is creating an... 

EFF: EFF on AfriForum's racist attempts to deflect the attention of the EFF

EFF: EFF on AfriForum's racist attempts to deflect the attention of the EFF

19th April 2018 The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) notes the nonsensical attempt of the ultra right wing formation of white racists, Afriforum to deflect the... 

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Press Offices

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order

10th April 2018 A declaratory order is a flexible remedy which can assist in clarifying issues of law expeditiously.  It is by no means a new and faster means of... 

Webber Wentzel strengthens its Funds Practice

Webber Wentzel strengthens its Funds Practice

9th April 2018 Webber Wentzel re-appoints Michael Denenga, one of South Africa's leading experts in finance and investment funds. Denenga joins as equity partner... 

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order

9th April 2018 A declaratory order is a flexible remedy which can assist in clarifying issues of law expeditiously. It is by no means a new and faster means of... 

Webber Wentzel deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform in South Africa

Webber Wentzel deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform in South Africa

9th April 2018 Leading South African law firm, Webber Wentzel, has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes... 

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