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The Committee further welcomed the directive by the DBE that stringent vetting will occur for all people working with children CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 15, 2017/APO Group/ --  Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has welcomed the declining trend in teenage and learner pregnancies in South Africa. Committee Chairperson…
The dismissal follows an internal investigation into corrupt activities at the border gate CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 14, 2017/APO Group/ --  The Portfolio Committee on Police welcomes the dismissal of 12 corrupt police officers who were stationed at the Kosi Bay and Golela Border Posts. The dismissal follows an…
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 10:16

The 2017 AGF Africa Service Providers Awards recognises Webber Wentzel

Written by Teresa Settas
The winners of the annual AGF Africa Service Providers Awards have been announced and Webber was awarded Best legal service: investment funds and Best tax advisory firm. According to African Global Funds magazine (AGF), "The AGF Africa Service Providers Awards were created to honour and generate both industry and public recognition of the…
By Garyn Rapson (Partner) and Kirsty Kilner (Senior Associate) of Webber Wentzel Last Friday, 10 November 2017, the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the 'Proposed Regulations Pertaining to the Financial Provision for Prospecting, Exploration, Mining or Production Operations' (Draft FP Regulations) for comment.  The Draft FP Regulations seek to entirely replace the NEMA Financial Provisioning Regulations,…
To promote its Instant Money transfer service offering to a wide-ranging target audience, SPAR has implemented an out of home campaign with Transit Ads™. Says John Goncalves of Transit Ads™, “SPAR has partnered with Transit Ads™ on a variety of marketing projects in the past, and now they’ve partnered with…
Veolia Water Technologies continues to deliver landmark water treatment solutions the world over, and this was confirmed at the recent Global Water Awards 2017 in Madrid, where three of the company’s plants were distinguished in there categories. The first of these was in the Water / Wastewater Project of the…
South Africa has experienced a spate of natural catastrophes (NatCats) in recent years. These have ranged from tornados, flash floods, freak hailstorms, deluge, drought and fires, with the last five years in particular racking up billions of Rands in damages and insurance claims.  Linked to climate change, NatCats are becoming…
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 09:08

Hytec Engineers ‘Fluid Power Fitter’ Qualification

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The Hytec Group has become South Africa’s first company to receive full accreditation as a training provider to qualify ‘Fluid Power Fitters’. The Hytec Group, a hydraulics, pneumatics and automation specialist company, received full accreditation with program approval from the industry sector education and training authority – merSETA – to provide theoretical and practical…
Global flexible office space specialists, Regus – with over 55 centres in South Africa and another 3 opening in December – is one of the key sponsors for Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag, the inaugural Hong Kong entry into the Volvo Ocean Race. The race – considered one of the world’s…
Promise has been voted by clients as the leading agency in South Africa for commitment to Black Economic Empowerment and Transformation. The extensive findings of the latest SCOPEN Agency Scope review have revealed numerous first positions for the agency as measured by the country’s leading marketers. In total more than…
Promise has been voted by clients as a foremost agency in South Africa for client satisfaction. Promise is also the only agency to maintain its position in the top 5 after the debut SCOPEN Agency Scope survey. The extensive findings of the latest SCOPEN Agency Scope Review have also revealed…
Monday, 13 November 2017 15:27

An Innovative Approach to Giving Back

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An innovative new approach to fundraising now allows South Africans to give easily, quickly and regularly, combining these contributions, however small, with those of others who share their passion for a cause. The result is a sustainable funding stream for charities, causes and schools, enabling these organisations to multiply their…

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