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Eskom Inquiry will be fair and transparent – ANC Chief Whip

By: African News Agency      15th November 2017 The office of the African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu on Wednesday moved to address concerns about the fairness of the... 

Eskom Inquiry will be fair and transparent – ANC Chief Whip
ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu
McKinsey not sure who to refund for Eskom fiasco, partner tells parliamentary probe

McKinsey not sure who to refund for Eskom fiasco, partner tells parliamentary probe

By: African News Agency      15th November 2017 Global consultancy firm McKinsey stood ready to repay the money it earned from a flawed Eskom deal but did not know where to direct the R1-billion... 

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

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... 

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 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... 

Johannesburg's inner city: the Dubai of southern Africa, but all below the radar

Johannesburg's inner city: the Dubai of southern Africa, but all below the radar

6th November 2017 Over the last 20 years Johannesburg has become an intense wholesale and retail centre for local hawkers and for traders from all over sub-Saharan... 

Magufuli has been president for two years: how he's changing Tanzania

Magufuli has been president for two years: how he's changing Tanzania

3rd November 2017 There were scarcely any hints of the tumultuous years that would follow the swearing-in of Dr John Pombe Magufuli on 5th November 2015 as... 

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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... 

 Redefining Inclusive Growth in Asia: How APEC can achieve an economy that leaves no one behind

Redefining Inclusive Growth in Asia: How APEC can achieve an economy that leaves no one behind

1st November 2017 In November 2017, leaders will gather in Vietnam for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. The last few decades have seen... 

Why do Development Finance Institutions use offshore financial centres?

Why do Development Finance Institutions use offshore financial centres?

1st November 2017 Taxation is at the centre of global development policy. It is widely recognised that a major improvement in the ability of developing countries to... 

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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

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... 

What are the legal implications of your company’s social media use?

What are the legal implications of your company’s social media use?

18th October 2017 Reputations have been ruined on social media.  Recently there has been an upsurge in the number of businesses, educational institutions, government... 

Book on ‘hot topic’ Business Rescue set to launch

Book on ‘hot topic’ Business Rescue set to launch

17th October 2017 In our current economic climate with various private and public companies, as well as State Owned Entities (SOEs) being placed under severe... 

Figures announced by SARS for SVDPs

Figures announced by SARS for SVDPs

17th October 2017 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) announced last week that with the close of the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) on 31 August... 

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