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Zuma continues to be a liability for the revolution – Cosatu

By: News24Wire      22nd September 2017 Trade union federation the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has once again called on the African National Congress (ANC) to recall... 

Zuma continues to be a liability for the revolution – Cosatu
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Sisulu calls for ANC to discipline Zuma – report

Sisulu calls for ANC to discipline Zuma – report

By: Reuters     22nd September 2017 South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) should discipline President Jacob Zuma for bringing the party into disrepute, housing... 

Gigaba advises government to review all KPMG work immediately

Gigaba advises government to review all KPMG work immediately

By: News24Wire      22nd September 2017 Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has advised all government departments and its entities to review all work done by KPMG to ensure the audit... 

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Lessons from KPMG: be on guard, South Africans are on your case

Lessons from KPMG: be on guard, South Africans are on your case

22nd September 2017 Moses came down from the mount with tablets inscribed with 10 commandments. Most of us know (most of) them, and most of us fail to live by (most... 

NDZ not Zuma’s candidate in ANC leadership race

NDZ not Zuma’s candidate in ANC leadership race

22nd September 2017 Let me start by quoting from the book Dictator, by Robert Harris – a book about Rome and the last 15 years of Cicero: “You have the soldiers but no... 

Tariff push-back

Tariff push-back

22nd September 2017 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has outlined the process it will be following to assess Eskom’s request for a 19.9% tariff... 

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

21st September 2017 Investment holding firm Oakbay, owned by the Gupta family that has faced allegations of using ties with South Africa's president to wield undue... 

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Innovation for productivity and inclusiveness

Innovation for productivity and inclusiveness

22nd September 2017 Global growth picked up in the second quarter of 2017, reflecting improving conditions in advanced economies and emerging market and developing... 

The Cocoa Conundrum: Transforming the cocoa sector in Ghana to reap its full potential

The Cocoa Conundrum: Transforming the cocoa sector in Ghana to reap its full potential

22nd September 2017 Literally translated, the Latin term for cocoa – Theobroma – means ‘food of the gods’. Indeed, cocoa (or cacao, as it is commonly known in raw... 

Early Moments Matter for Every Child

Early Moments Matter for Every Child

21st September 2017 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... 

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Statements

SAFTU: SAFTU statement on BLSA’s suspension of KPMG

SAFTU: SAFTU statement on BLSA’s suspension of KPMG

22nd September 2017 The South African Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the decision of the Board of Business Leadership SA (BLSA) to suspend KPMG's membership,... 

SA: President Jacob Zuma returns from UN General Assembly

SA: President Jacob Zuma returns from UN General Assembly

22nd September 2017 President Jacob Zuma has this morning, 22 September 2017, returned from his working visit to the USA, where he participated in the General Debate... 

DEA: Minister Molewa on World Rhino Day

DEA: Minister Molewa on World Rhino Day

22nd September 2017 Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa thanks all South Africans for their efforts to conserve the rhino on the occasion of World Rhino... 

IFP: SA must stand up for rhino

IFP: SA must stand up for rhino

22nd September 2017 The Inkatha Freedom Party stands together in solidarity with our Rhino on this World Rhino Day as this iconic species continues to fight for its... 

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Press Offices

Notes on National Treasury workshop on extension of CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

Notes on National Treasury workshop on extension of CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

22nd September 2017 The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 proposes to extend the existing controlled foreign company (CFC) rules to include foreign trusts and... 

Protection for those taking a stand against wrongdoing in the workplace

Protection for those taking a stand against wrongdoing in the workplace

21st September 2017 The world needs employees who are willing to stand up and raise alarms about wrongdoing in the workplace, whether it is in providing proof of... 

 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”)... 

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