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For the ANC to survive, conference or NEC must recall Zuma – Lamola

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 Former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) deputy president Ronald Lamola believes the upcoming ANC elective conference, or the National... 

For the ANC to survive, conference or NEC must recall Zuma – Lamola
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Phosa leads court bid to stop 'unity' branches’ from going to conference

Phosa leads court bid to stop 'unity' branches’ from going to conference

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa has filed an urgent court application to stop Mpumalanga branches that nominated... 

Scopa seeking NPA collaboration in new year

Scopa seeking NPA collaboration in new year

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) is hoping to bring the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on board in the new year to improve... 

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South Africa should prepare for the worst case scenario: seeking help from the IMF

South Africa should prepare for the worst case scenario: seeking help from the IMF

1st December 2017 Prudence teaches that societies experiencing difficult and uncertain times should hope for the best but prepare for the worst. South Africa should... 

Three decades on, stigma still stymies HIV prevention and treatment

Three decades on, stigma still stymies HIV prevention and treatment

1st December 2017 There have been great strides and many important victories in the fight against HIV. Scientific innovations and sustained investment have been the... 

 The world’s most dangerous peacekeeping mission?

The world’s most dangerous peacekeeping mission?

1st December 2017 Batangafo is a small, nondescript town of about 20 000 people in north-west Central African Republic (CAR). It’s only a few hundred kilometres away... 

Eskom’s tin ear

Eskom’s tin ear

1st December 2017 There very were few sharp exchanges during the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s) public hearings into Eskom’s 2018/19 revenue... 

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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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ANC stalwarts: Open letter to delegates to ANC's 54th elective conference

ANC stalwarts: Open letter to delegates to ANC's 54th elective conference

12th December 2017 The National Consultative Conference proceeded successfully enriched particularly by the participation of 41 current and former NEC members,... 

DA: Francois Rodgers on DA KZN: Speaker must probe ‘thuggery allegations’ against Finance MEC Belinda Scott

DA: Francois Rodgers on DA KZN: Speaker must probe ‘thuggery allegations’ against Finance MEC Belinda Scott

12th December 2017 The Democratic Alliance will today write to KwaZulu-Natal Legislature Speaker, Lydia Johnson to request an urgent investigation following serious... 

 ANC Stalwarts: Lessons from the past

ANC Stalwarts: Lessons from the past

12th December 2017 Revered Guinea Bissau intellectual, revolutionary and anti-imperialist Amilcar Cabral gifted us a book title that has resonated through three... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on the utterances by Ace Magashule

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on the utterances by Ace Magashule

12th December 2017 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] notes with disgust the utterance made by the Mugabe of the African National... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Poor work performance and sales targets

Poor work performance and sales targets

9th November 2017 It is not often that a dispute about dismissal for poor work performance reaches the Labour Appeal Court. Yet this is what happened in the case of... 

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