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ANC condemns Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

By: African News Agency      8th December 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) has strongly condemned the decision by US President Donald Trump to officially recognise Jerusalem as the... 

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Ramaphosa must appoint new NPA head as court rules Abrahams must vacate office

Ramaphosa must appoint new NPA head as court rules Abrahams must vacate office

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has two months to appoint a new head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) after the High Court in Pretoria... 

Former Robben Island prisoner Laloo Chiba passes on

Former Robben Island prisoner Laloo Chiba passes on

By: Thabi Madiba     8th December 2017 The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation on Friday announced the passing of board member and former Robben Island prisoner, Laloo Chiba. The 87-year-old Chiba... 

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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... 

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... 

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Recommendations

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,... 

World Energy Trilemma Index 2017

World Energy Trilemma Index 2017

16th November 2017 The World Energy Council’s definition of energy sustainability is based on three core dimensions: energy security, energy equity, and environmental... 

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Statements

Statement on Dlamini Zuma’s alleged racist remarks

Statement on Dlamini Zuma’s alleged racist remarks

12th December 2017 On behalf of Dr Dlamini Zuma, we would like to clarify reports on her alleged racist remarks. Dr Dlamini Zuma did not say white people talk too... 

Solidarity: State-owned Denel in a fix and workers have to bear the brunt

Solidarity: State-owned Denel in a fix and workers have to bear the brunt

12th December 2017 After having met with the management of state-owned entity Denel, trade union Solidarity today expressed its shock at and concern over the possible... 

A letter to President Zuma by Laloo Chiba

A letter to President Zuma by Laloo Chiba

11th December 2017 Dear Comrade President, I sincerely hope that I do not appear to be arrogant in taking the liberty to address this letter directly to you on behalf... 

DA: James Selfe says DA disappointed by further delays in charging Jacob Zuma

DA: James Selfe says DA disappointed by further delays in charging Jacob Zuma

11th December 2017 The DA is disappointed but not at all surprised by yet more delaying tactics in the case against President Jacob Zuma on 783 counts of fraud,... 

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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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