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Study urges Eskom to accelerate station decommissioning, curtail Kusile to shore up solvency

By: Terence Creamer     15th November 2017 A new study argues that cash-strapped Eskom could make immediate costs savings of up to R17-billion and boost its liquidity, without undermining... 

Study urges Eskom to accelerate station decommissioning, curtail Kusile to shore up solvency
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IPID's ongoing battle with North West Saps over Phahlane heats up

IPID's ongoing battle with North West Saps over Phahlane heats up

By: News24Wire      15th November 2017 The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is urgently trying to interdict a team of North West police officers from investigating... 

Zuma deploys special envoy to Zimbabwe

Zuma deploys special envoy to Zimbabwe

By: News24Wire      15th November 2017 President Jacob Zuma, as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has decided to deploy a special envoy to Zimbabwe in light of... 

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SA billboard likely understates child ‘hunger’ deaths

SA billboard likely understates child ‘hunger’ deaths

8th November 2017 South Africa’s national airline is robbing South Africans of resources that could be put to better use, the country’s Democratic Alliance (DA)... 

South Africa shows why collaboration is key to tackling global crime networks

South Africa shows why collaboration is key to tackling global crime networks

7th November 2017 Lord Peter Hain tabled a series of allegations in the UK’s House of Lords relating to the possible role of British banks in alleged money... 

 What Trump’s stance on Africa means for continental security efforts

What Trump’s stance on Africa means for continental security efforts

7th November 2017 When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States (US) in January, many wondered what his administration’s policy towards Africa would... 

How digital technology can help reinvent basic education in Africa

How digital technology can help reinvent basic education in Africa

6th November 2017 African countries have worked hard to improve children’s access to basic education, but there’s still significant work to be done. Today, 32,6... 

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Recommendations

Land Centre of Excellence – Land Audit: A Transactions Approach

Land Centre of Excellence – Land Audit: A Transactions Approach

2nd November 2017 Policy formulation around the very sensitive and complex issue of land has been based on perception rather than fact for too long. No reliable... 

 The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

2nd November 2017 Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies thrive. Ensuring the full development and appropriate deployment of half of... 

A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents

A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents

2nd November 2017 This report presents the most current data on four specific forms of violence – violent discipline and exposure to domestic abuse during early... 

A Double Harm: Police Misuse of Force and Barriers to Necessary Health Care Services

A Double Harm: Police Misuse of Force and Barriers to Necessary Health Care Services

1st November 2017 During late 2016, in the midst of a new wave of student protests on the campuses of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, university... 

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Statements

FEDUSA: FEDUSA calls on Government to ratify Convention 122

FEDUSA: FEDUSA calls on Government to ratify Convention 122

16th November 2017 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has called on NEDLAC and Parliament to debate the International Labour Organization’s Employment... 

PAC: PAC agree that Mugabe must opt-out as Zimbabweans wishes

PAC: PAC agree that Mugabe must opt-out as Zimbabweans wishes

16th November 2017 Yes, PAC agrees that the time has arrived for President Mugabe to OPT-OUT in an esteemed exit. We are historical & territorial friends of Zimbabwe. 

SA: Mayor Mashaba’s anti-corruption crackdown uncovers embezzled billions

SA: Mayor Mashaba’s anti-corruption crackdown uncovers embezzled billions

16th November 2017 The City of Johannesburg’s Group Forensic and Investigations Department has uncovered corruption amounting to more than R16, 2 billion since its... 

BLSA: BLSA on the ANC 54th National Conference

BLSA: BLSA on the ANC 54th National Conference

16th November 2017 The 54th National Conference of the African National Congress (ANC), due to take place on 16-20 December 2017, is an important moment for the... 

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Press Offices

Corporate responsibility in weeding out corruption – a time to step up

Corporate responsibility in weeding out corruption – a time to step up

23rd October 2017 Although State capture and the impact it is having on government has been front of mind for some time, the KPMG matter has recently turned the... 

Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

23rd October 2017 Fasken Martineau is pleased to be once again included in the IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018 guide as among the world's leading financial... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

23rd October 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

Webber Wentzel maintains its top ranking in the IFLR1000 2018 Guide

Webber Wentzel maintains its top ranking in the IFLR1000 2018 Guide

18th October 2017 Webber Wentzel is the only South African law firm to have achieved tier 1 rankings across the board in IFLR1000’s Financial and Corporate Guide... 

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