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Zuma is ANC and ANC is Zuma – Motlanthe

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago Given the frequency of indiscretions and wrongdoing by President Jacob Zuma, his departure from government would give the country the opportunity... 

Zuma is ANC and ANC is Zuma – Motlanthe
Former President Kgalema Motlanthe
Mchunu outlines 'processes of corruption' in local ANC structures

Mchunu outlines 'processes of corruption' in local ANC structures

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago Former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu has highlighted various methods used to corrupt voting processes in local structures of the African... 

Don't pin hopes of healing on ANC conference – Ramphele

Don't pin hopes of healing on ANC conference – Ramphele

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago South Africa should not pin its hopes for recovery from the brutality of the country's past on the African National Congress' (ANC's) December... 

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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... 

What KPMG's Gupta imbroglio says about corruption in South Africa

What KPMG's Gupta imbroglio says about corruption in South Africa

20th September 2017 As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the CEO and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy firm KMPG in... 

 Is the media giving a voice to terrorists?

Is the media giving a voice to terrorists?

20th September 2017 It has become an almost weekly ritual. A car driving through a crowd, a knife attack, a bombing and a perpetrator with vague links to a terrorist... 

Did historic court ruling wipe out nearly $1-billion from Kenya’s stock exchange?

Did historic court ruling wipe out nearly $1-billion from Kenya’s stock exchange?

20th September 2017 The surprise decision by Kenya’s top court to annul the presidential election cost the stock market billions of shillings, deputy president William... 

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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... 

Following the Money – Lack of Transparency in Donor Funding for Syrian Refugee Education

Following the Money – Lack of Transparency in Donor Funding for Syrian Refugee Education

19th September 2017 Since 2011, violence in Syria has forcibly displaced at least 1.6 million school-age children to other countries in the region. Before the... 

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Statements

BUSA: KPMG must speedily and comprehensively investigate corruption allegations to restore confidence in the business

BUSA: KPMG must speedily and comprehensively investigate corruption allegations to restore confidence in the business

Updated 3 hours ago Global auditing giant KPMG needs to decisively, speedily and comprehensively investigate its alleged involvement in corruption and exercise... 

SA: Basic Education Committee urges safe storage and disposal of medication and medical equipment

SA: Basic Education Committee urges safe storage and disposal of medication and medical equipment

Updated 3 hours ago Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has noted with great concern that some primary school learners in Gauteng have been pricked... 

Solidarity: Hlaudi appeals Labour Court’s ruling

Solidarity: Hlaudi appeals Labour Court’s ruling

Updated 4 hours ago The trade union Solidarity announced today that Hlaudi Motsoeneng, whom the Court ruled is liable for the costs of the SABC 8 matter on Friday, 8... 

HSF: Joint statement by FUL and HSF: Retirement of General Berning Ntlemeza

HSF: Joint statement by FUL and HSF: Retirement of General Berning Ntlemeza

Updated 6 hours ago General Ntlemeza’s forced retirement hopefully brings this particular long-running saga to a close. The Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under... 

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 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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