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Zanu-PF congress to endorse Mnangagwa as party leader after Mugabe ouster

By: News24Wire      12th December 2017 Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party is gearing up for its extraordinary congress that is set to take place on Friday in Harare. The congress would see... 

Zanu-PF congress to endorse Mnangagwa as party leader after Mugabe ouster
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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa
Withhold votes from corrupt candidates - ANC stalwarts and veterans

Withhold votes from corrupt candidates - ANC stalwarts and veterans

By: African News Agency      12th December 2017 Veteran members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday urged party leaders and delegates not to vote for people implicated in... 

Application to nullify ECape ANC conference dismissed - report

Application to nullify ECape ANC conference dismissed - report

By: News24Wire      12th December 2017 An application by 11 disgruntled African National Congress (ANC) Eastern Cape members to nullify the province's elective conference was dismissed... 

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 Natural gas won’t solve Mozambique’s development challenges

Natural gas won’t solve Mozambique’s development challenges

5th December 2017 The discovery that Mozambique holds one of the largest reserves of natural gas in the world has generated great optimism about the country’s... 

A clean break with Mugabe's past will have to wait - even beyond elections

A clean break with Mugabe's past will have to wait - even beyond elections

4th December 2017 Who would have thought that this year would end with Robert Mugabe having lost the presidency of both the governing Zanu-PF and Zimbabwe? None... 

Why elections don't always equal democracy: the case of Kenya

Why elections don't always equal democracy: the case of Kenya

4th December 2017 Kenya’s transition to a multiparty democracy in 1991 was one of the most promising cases of political change in Africa. Before then, the Kenya... 

ANC in December: what is at stake?

ANC in December: what is at stake?

3rd December 2017 Fairly often it is suggested that the ANC may not be able to hold its December conference, now frequently called an “elective conference”.... 

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 Turning to renewables: Climate-safe energy solutions

Turning to renewables: Climate-safe energy solutions

20th November 2017 The Paris Agreement has called for reducing carbon emissions worldwide. But to sufficiently limit the rise in global temperatures, energy use would... 

 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... 

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Statements

EFF: EFF welcomes the High Court judgement that Chief Justice must appoint judge in state capture Commission of inquiry

EFF: EFF welcomes the High Court judgement that Chief Justice must appoint judge in state capture Commission of inquiry

13th December 2017 The EFF welcomes the outcomes of the Gauteng North High Court which ruled that it must be the Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, as opposed to Zuma,... 

EFF: EFF welcomes the judgement that Zuma must pay costs personally

EFF: EFF welcomes the judgement that Zuma must pay costs personally

13th December 2017 The EFF welcomes the judgement of the North Gauteng High Court that Zuma must personally pay the legal costs in the case where he sought to stop... 

R2K: No to State of Emergency regulations

R2K: No to State of Emergency regulations

13th December 2017 R2K is outraged to see confirmation that a government task team has been working in secret to draft new ‘State of Emergency’ regulations –... 

SA: MEC Zikalala applauds transformation efforts in the sugarcane industry

SA: MEC Zikalala applauds transformation efforts in the sugarcane industry

13th December 2017 The MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala has hailed Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and... 

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Press Offices

The 2017 AGF Africa Service Providers Awards recognises Webber Wentzel

The 2017 AGF Africa Service Providers Awards recognises Webber Wentzel

15th November 2017 The winners of the annual AGF Africa Service Providers Awards have been announced and Webber was awarded Best legal service: investment funds and... 

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... 

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