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Lack of anticorruption reporting evident in South African private sector

By: Marleny Arnoldi     2nd December 2020 The National Business Initiative, together with Corruption Watch (CW) and independent London-based global think tank Overseas Development Institute... 

Lack of anticorruption reporting evident in South African private sector
Court reserves judgment on public sector wage dispute

Court reserves judgment on public sector wage dispute 

By: Reuters     2nd December 2020 South Africa's Labour Appeal Court reserved judgment on Wednesday on a public sector wage dispute that has big implications for the government's... 

Public works department 'is a mess' – Patricia de Lille tells Parliament

Public works department 'is a mess' – Patricia de Lille tells Parliament 

By: News24Wire      2nd December 2020 The troubled Department of Public Works and Infrastructure said it has set out to repair and rectify "vulnerabilities and defects" at the... 

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African governments should have a fresh look at agriculture as part of the economic recovery plan after Covid-19

African governments should have a fresh look at agriculture as part of the economic recovery plan after Covid-19

Updated 4 minutes ago The Covid-19 pandemic presents an opportunity for African governments to relook agriculture as part of the economic recovery plan. A new approach... 

COVID-19 vaccine trials in Africa: what's promising, and what's problematic

COVID-19 vaccine trials in Africa: what's promising, and what's problematic

2nd December 2020 Scientists are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19. Experts agree that... 

 High expectations for the next AU Commission chair

High expectations for the next AU Commission chair

2nd December 2020 African leaders are set to elect a new African Union Commission (AUC) at the continental body’s next ordinary summit early in 2021. At the top of... 

 Lives or livelihoods

Lives or livelihoods

2nd December 2020 The coronavirus crisis poses new and unprecedented challenges for every country, in particular developing nations. Our Chief Executive Elizabeth... 

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Statement on universal and equitable access to vaccines for COVID-19

Statement on universal and equitable access to vaccines for COVID-19

1st December 2020 A safe and effective vaccine is expected to reduce the health and life risks posed by COVID-19, while allowing, at the same time, a progressive... 

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

1st December 2020 Heating and cooling accounts for almost half of global energy consumption. With most of this relying fossil fuels, however, it contributes heavily... 

Economic Pulse 1: Covid-19 and economic crisis – China’s recovery and international response

Economic Pulse 1: Covid-19 and economic crisis – China’s recovery and international response

1st December 2020 This is the first report in ODI’s Economic Pulse series. It explores China’s international economic response to Covid-19 and analyses its... 

Reclaiming Public Development Banks to finance a sustainable and equitable recovery post Covid-19

Reclaiming Public Development Banks to finance a sustainable and equitable recovery post Covid-19

1st December 2020 Public development banks (PDBs) are in a unique and powerful position to play a key role in the post Covid-19 recovery. Following efforts to frame... 

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DA welcomes legal intervention to stop political interference in SABC retrenchments

DA welcomes legal intervention to stop political interference in SABC retrenchments

2nd December 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the complaint lodged by SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa regarding the on-air request by two South... 

KZN largest dam remains low despite recent rainfall

2nd December 2020 The Department of Water and Sanitation in KwaZulu-Natal has expressed concern over the decline of one of KZN’s largest dams, Albert- Falls.... 

DA condemns ANC MKMVA’s threat directed at the Zondo Commission

DA condemns ANC MKMVA’s threat directed at the Zondo Commission

2nd December 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) finds utterances by the ANC MKMVA President, Kebby Maphatsoe, referring to the likelihood of a coup d'état or civil... 

DA welcomes HAWKS investigation into relief funding allocation

DA welcomes HAWKS investigation into relief funding allocation

2nd December 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape (NC) welcomes the revelation made in the portfolio committee for Sport, Arts & Culture, that the... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie’s internal innovation hackathon to find solutions to client pain points in Africa

Baker McKenzie’s internal innovation hackathon to find solutions to client pain points in Africa

2nd December 2020 Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg recently held an internal innovation hackathon, during which employees were challenged to design new or improved... 

AfricaCom - AfricaTech 2020, key takeaways

AfricaCom - AfricaTech 2020, key takeaways

2nd December 2020 ​​Webber Wentzel was invited to speak at and attend AfricaTech 2020, held virtually for the first time this year from 9 to 13 November 2020. We... 

Enabling policies awaited after 4th Industrial Revolution Report

Enabling policies awaited after 4th Industrial Revolution Report

2nd December 2020 The Presidential Commission Report on the 4th Industrial Revolution makes several strategic recommendations, but it needs to be followed by agile... 

Webber Wentzel welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

Webber Wentzel welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

2nd December 2020 Aneshree Naidoo has joined Webber Wentzel as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. Aneshree joins the firm from Deloitte Consulting, where she... 

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