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Makhosi Khoza quits ANC

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 35 minutes ago Makhosi Khoza has announced her resignation from the African National Congress (ANC). "I want to say goodbye to the new alien and corrupt ANC. I... 

Makhosi Khoza quits ANC
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Former ANC member and MP Makhosi Khoza
Zuma appoints two new members to poor-performing MDDA

Zuma appoints two new members to poor-performing MDDA

By: African News Agency      Updated 5 minutes ago President Jacob Zuma on Thursday announced he has appointed two new members to the embattled Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA). Tasneem... 

Africa has enormous potential, Trump tells African leaders

Africa has enormous potential, Trump tells African leaders

By: African News Agency      Updated 12 minutes ago At a working lunch with African leaders at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, US President Donald Trump... 

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Gupta-owned Oakbay loses court bid to stop bank from closing its accounts

Gupta-owned Oakbay loses court bid to stop bank from closing its accounts

Updated 2 minutes ago Investment holding firm Oakbay, owned by the Gupta family that has faced allegations of using ties with South Africa's president to wield undue... 

BRICS needs a new approach if it's going to foster a more equitable global order

BRICS needs a new approach if it's going to foster a more equitable global order

Updated 4 hours ago The formation of the BRICS – the bloc made of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – was supposed to be the harbinger for a new approach... 

 Local election observers are the ones who count

Local election observers are the ones who count

Updated 4 hours ago Election observer missions are under fire after the recent Kenyan elections, which most observers declared free and fair – a verdict overturned by... 

Lessons from the data: Five key business insights into Africa today

Lessons from the data: Five key business insights into Africa today

20th September 2017 More than just economic factors can and do affect a business climate. A compilation and in-depth assessment of major data and indexes gauging... 

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Early Moments Matter for Every Child

Early Moments Matter for Every Child

Updated 4 hours ago This report presents data and outlines best practices and policies that can put governments on the path to providing every child with the best... 

Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

20th September 2017 Migration is one of the defining features of the 21st century. It contributes significantly to all aspects of economic and social development... 

 Will limits on free expression prevent terrorism?

Will limits on free expression prevent terrorism?

20th September 2017 A free media is a key component of democracy given its role in sharing information, yet it is often criticised for its coverage of terrorism, which... 

“Fuel on the Fire” – Security Force Response to the 2016 Irreecha Cultural Festival

“Fuel on the Fire” – Security Force Response to the 2016 Irreecha Cultural Festival

19th September 2017 On October 2, 2016 scores of people, possibly hundreds, died at the annual Irreecha cultural festival of Ethiopia’s ethnic Oromo people, following... 

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Statements

DA: Alf Lees says Gigaba has no choice but to fire Myeni

DA: Alf Lees says Gigaba has no choice but to fire Myeni

Updated 1 hour 11 minutes ago The DA wrote to the Commissioner of the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC) and received confirmation that Dudu Myeni’s... 

DA: John Steenhuisen says NDZ's deployment will cripple Parliament

DA: John Steenhuisen says NDZ's deployment will cripple Parliament

Updated 1 hour 13 minutes ago The ANC’s decision to deploy President Jacob Zuma’s preferred successor, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to Parliament does not bode well for the effective... 

DA: Manny de Freitas says minister Maswanganyi must appoint PRASA board in 10 days

DA: Manny de Freitas says minister Maswanganyi must appoint PRASA board in 10 days

Updated 1 hour 21 minutes ago The DA will write to the Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, to demand that he appoint a full Board for the Passenger Rail Agency of South... 

OUTA: OUTA acts to freeze mine funds after Bank of Baroda dumps Guptas

OUTA: OUTA acts to freeze mine funds after Bank of Baroda dumps Guptas

Updated 1 hour 23 minutes ago The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is bringing an urgent interdict against the Bank of Baroda aimed at freezing the Gupta-owned Optimum and... 

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Press Offices

 The income tax implications of a return of capital

The income tax implications of a return of capital

20th September 2017 In terms of the South African Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “Act”), distributions received by or accrued to a shareholder of a company may constitute... 

 Unintended consequences of the new CFC rules

Unintended consequences of the new CFC rules

20th September 2017 In the 2017 South African Budget speech, the Minister of Finance raised government’s concern that the current Controlled Foreign Company (“CFC”)... 

 What are the tax and exchange control implications of Bitcoin?

What are the tax and exchange control implications of Bitcoin?

20th September 2017 With virtual currencies such as Bitcoin becoming ever more popular and accessible, it is important that South African taxpayers carefully consider... 

Update on South African merger control

Update on South African merger control

19th September 2017 New merger filing fees and thresholds effective 1 October 2017 and further amendments to the calculation of thresholds published for public comment... 

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