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On third day of Eskom probe, Parly names new chair for public enterprises committee

By: African News Agency      Updated 13 minutes ago The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament on Friday announced the appointment of a new chairperson for the legislature’s public enterprises... 

On third day of Eskom probe, Parly names new chair for public enterprises committee
Zuma spokesperson dismisses reports Ramaphosa may be sacked

Zuma spokesperson dismisses reports Ramaphosa may be sacked

By: Reuters     Updated 25 minutes ago President Jacob Zuma's spokesperson said on Friday there was no basis for reports that the country's leader would axe his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa,... 

Eskom pension fund manager confirms Molefe should never have been a member

Eskom pension fund manager confirms Molefe should never have been a member

By: African News Agency      Updated 27 minutes ago The head of Eskom’s pension and provident fund admitted on Friday that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe should never have been entitled to a pension... 

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 Does Africa really want a continental Parliament?

Does Africa really want a continental Parliament?

Updated 4 hours ago It’s just one of the many ironies of the African Union (AU) that two of its most important recent instruments – which theoretically increased the... 

Does a Nigerian lawmaker earn more than US President Donald Trump?

Does a Nigerian lawmaker earn more than US President Donald Trump?

Updated 5 hours ago Terming it “strange, unthinkable and very disheartening”, the leader of a Nigerian pro-reform group castigated the “monumental” pay of the... 

KPMG scandal  could be the tip  of the iceberg

KPMG scandal could be the tip of the iceberg

20th October 2017 The KPMG scandal is an example of what happens when accounting meets the profit imperative. It is also an example of what happens when the profit... 

Lessons from China’s solar surge

Lessons from China’s solar surge

20th October 2017 Last year, when Eskom illegally put the brakes on the country’s hitherto successful renewables roll-out, new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity... 

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 Making Deals in Cyberspace: What’s the Problem?

Making Deals in Cyberspace: What’s the Problem?

19th October 2017 This White Paper aims to build the knowledge of current e-transaction and e-signature rules. It evaluates how these apply in national and... 

 The Role of Law and Regulation in International Trade Finance: the Case of Correspondent Banking

The Role of Law and Regulation in International Trade Finance: the Case of Correspondent Banking

19th October 2017 This white paper will present a view of legal and regulatory structures in the context of trade financing, using the recent example of... 

Countries and subnational entities phasing out existing coal power plants and shrinking the proposed coal power pipeline

Countries and subnational entities phasing out existing coal power plants and shrinking the proposed coal power pipeline

18th October 2017 According to recent news reports, coal power is being squeezed between two trends: the shrinking deployment of new coal plants and the accelerating... 

Africa’s opportunity: reaping the early harvest of the demographic transition and ensuring no one is left behind

Africa’s opportunity: reaping the early harvest of the demographic transition and ensuring no one is left behind

18th October 2017 This report aims to make the case for governments – national leaders and ministries including finance, economic planning, health, youth,... 

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Statements

SA: Mayor Mashaba asks for American dollars

SA: Mayor Mashaba asks for American dollars

Updated 1 hour 14 minutes ago The City of Johannesburg’s Executive Mayor, Cllr Herman Mashaba, has told the American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa that he wants the US... 

SA: Premier Makhura hands over high performance vehicles to police to reduce crime in Gauteng

SA: Premier Makhura hands over high performance vehicles to police to reduce crime in Gauteng

Updated 1 hour 28 minutes ago Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the 200 of the 875 high performance vehicles and 75 motorbikes handed over to law enforcement agencies on Friday... 

GCIS: New Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa is  appointed

GCIS: New Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa is appointed

Updated 2 hours 27 minutes ago Minister in the Presidency, Mr Jeff Radebe, today announced the appointment of the new Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa... 

SA: Standing Committee on Finance wishes new SAA board well

SA: Standing Committee on Finance wishes new SAA board well

19th October 2017 Of course, the real test of the new Board is how they bring their range of experiences and expertise together and operate as a collective, and what... 

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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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