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'Not my problem' – Zuma on his state-funded legal costs

By: News24Wire      17th November 2017 It is the Democratic Alliance's (DA's) fault that the state has to keep coughing up for his defence in court, President Jacob Zuma told the... 

'Not my problem' – Zuma on his state-funded legal costs
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ANC retains ward in Khayelitsha by-election

ANC retains ward in Khayelitsha by-election

By: News24Wire      17th November 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape was pleased that it had retained Ward 93 through a majority vote for its candidate Thando... 

AfriForum gives NPA 3-month ultimatum to prosecute Duduzane Zuma

AfriForum gives NPA 3-month ultimatum to prosecute Duduzane Zuma

By: News24Wire      17th November 2017 Lobby group AfriForum is giving the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) until early next year to either prosecute President Jacob Zuma's son... 

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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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 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... 

 Is the global financial and economic system fit to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals?

Is the global financial and economic system fit to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals?

31st October 2017 The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are ambitious objectives: business as usual will not deliver them. To meet this challenge, we will have... 

Growing Green - The AfDB and CIF for a Climate -Smart Africa - October 2017

Growing Green - The AfDB and CIF for a Climate -Smart Africa - October 2017

31st October 2017 With nearly ten years of growth and innovation in their CIF partnership, AfDB and Africa’s CIF pilot countries entered 2017 with deepening... 

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Statements

OUTA: OUTA demands 0% electricity tariff increase at NERSA public hearings

OUTA: OUTA demands 0% electricity tariff increase at NERSA public hearings

17th November 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) presented its case for a 0% electricity tariff increase for the 2018/19 period at the National Energy... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane says handing Robert Mugabe asylum will be against the law

DA: Mmusi Maimane says handing Robert Mugabe asylum will be against the law

17th November 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) firmly rejects the prospect of the South African government granting Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, access into... 

 Section27: Civil Society Organisations on the integrity of the budget process

Section27: Civil Society Organisations on the integrity of the budget process

17th November 2017 Undermining of the budget process and National Treasury threatens the stability of public finances and critical areas of government spending The... 

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says Fees Commission’s ICL proposal not the solution

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says Fees Commission’s ICL proposal not the solution

17th November 2017 President Zuma’s appointment of the Heher Commission in 2016 was a classic example of “kicking for touch”, while student riots were ongoing. It... 

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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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