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Pallinghurst targets London, okays share buyback, halves executive pay

By: Martin Creamer     7th December 2017 Diversified mining and marketing company Pallinghurst, which has moved fast to stabilise the now-integrated coloured gemstone acquisition, is... 

Pallinghurst targets London, okays share buyback, halves executive pay
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Evicted white Zim farmer to get land back, as Mnangagwa govt reverses decision

Evicted white Zim farmer to get land back, as Mnangagwa govt reverses decision

By: News24Wire      7th December 2017 A white commercial farmer, who was evicted from his farm in Manicaland province in Zimbabwe, is reportedly set to return back and resume production... 

AfriBusiness tries to interdict Mgxitama's BLF from mass land invasions

AfriBusiness tries to interdict Mgxitama's BLF from mass land invasions

By: African News Agency      7th December 2017 Afrikaner business lobby group, AfriBusiness, has made an application for an interdict against Black First Land First (BLF) party to prohibit it... 

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Mnangagwa has the capacity to focus on the new Zimbabwe. But will he?

Mnangagwa has the capacity to focus on the new Zimbabwe. But will he?

30th November 2017 Emmerson “Crocodile” Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s crafty new interim President, is known as a ruthless, deeply unprincipled and a political infighter. He... 

 Do foreigners really commit SA’s most violent crimes?

Do foreigners really commit SA’s most violent crimes?

30th November 2017 Blaming undocumented foreign nationals for crime in South Africa is nothing new, despite the lack of evidence to back such perceptions. However the... 

Hit or miss? Taking stock of 5 claims in Buhari’s 2018 budget speech

Hit or miss? Taking stock of 5 claims in Buhari’s 2018 budget speech

30th November 2017 Nigeria’s lawmakers are debating President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 spending plan. Buhari unveiled his proposed budget in early November 2017, as he... 

Djibouti welcomes India: the strategic motivations for India’s visit

Djibouti welcomes India: the strategic motivations for India’s visit

29th November 2017 The newly elected Indian president’s visit to Djibouti and Ethiopia is indicative of India’s readiness to develop closer economic and strategic... 

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 SIDS Lighthouses quickscan: Interim report

SIDS Lighthouses quickscan: Interim report

20th November 2017 The quickscan is a tool to help Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in their transition to renewable energy. Developed by the International... 

Sexual Violence against Rohingya Women and Girls in Burma

Sexual Violence against Rohingya Women and Girls in Burma

17th November 2017 Since August 25, 2017, Burmese security forces have committed widespread rape against women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing... 

 Conversion Therapy Against LGBT People in China

Conversion Therapy Against LGBT People in China

17th November 2017 Homosexuality is neither a crime nor officially regarded as an illness in China. For decades, the legal status of consensual same-sex activity... 

World Energy Trilemma 2017

World Energy Trilemma 2017

16th November 2017 The global energy sector is being transformed by three trends that are impacting demand and supply at an unprecedented pace: decarbonisation,... 

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Statements

DEA: Minister Edna Molewa urges South Africans to enjoy beaches responsibly this festive season

DEA: Minister Edna Molewa urges South Africans to enjoy beaches responsibly this festive season

8th December 2017 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa has urged all South Africans and holiday makers to be responsible as they exercise their... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane on Zuma delaying again. Time for a real NDPP to Prosecute Zuma

DA: Mmusi Maimane on Zuma delaying again. Time for a real NDPP to Prosecute Zuma

8th December 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the judgment by the North Gauteng High Court effectively setting aside the appointment of Shaun Abrahams as... 

SA: President Zuma sends condolences on passing of Lalloo Chiba

SA: President Zuma sends condolences on passing of Lalloo Chiba

8th December 2017 President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness and conveyed his heartfelt condolences on the passing of Mr Laloo Chiba, who passed on today, 08... 

SA: President Jacob Zuma to appeal North Gauteng High Court Judgment

SA: President Jacob Zuma to appeal North Gauteng High Court Judgment

8th December 2017 The Presidency notes the judgement handed down today by the North Gauteng High Court in the application launched by two NGOs against the President... 

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Press Offices

Proposed overhaul of the Financial Provisioning Regulations of 2015

Proposed overhaul of the Financial Provisioning Regulations of 2015

14th November 2017 Last Friday, 10 November 2017, the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the 'Proposed Regulations Pertaining to the Financial Provision for... 

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... 

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