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Mayor Mashaba fires Joburg Finance MMC Rabelani Dagada

By: African News Agency      15th January 2018 Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba said on Monday he had fired Rabelani Dagada as member of mayoral committee for finance after a forensic... 

 Mayor Mashaba fires Joburg Finance MMC Rabelani Dagada
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 Africa’s first female president to be expelled from Liberian party

Africa’s first female president to be expelled from Liberian party

By: African News Agency      15th January 2018 Outgoing Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first ever female President, is to be expelled from her party for failing to support... 

Zuma should not be humiliated in leadership question says Ramaphosa

Zuma should not be humiliated in leadership question says Ramaphosa

By: News24Wire      15th January 2018 If President Jacob Zuma has to leave before his term ends, he should not be humiliated in the process, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told eNCA... 

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Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency: taking sides

Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency: taking sides

7th January 2018 Different people relate to the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as ANC president in distinct ways, and this may relate to their political location.... 

'End of an error'

'End of an error'

20th December 2017 End of an error. That is the caption on a picture of Jacob Zuma which circulated widely on Whatsapp as the results became known. It is an apt... 

 South Africa’s squandered chance to show real leadership

South Africa’s squandered chance to show real leadership

15th December 2017 Last year South Africa announced its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). But the country’s efforts were stalled when... 

 The good, the bad and the ugly: an economic review of Zuma’s presidency

The good, the bad and the ugly: an economic review of Zuma’s presidency

15th December 2017 President Jacob Zuma became ANC president and later president of South Africa when the full impact of the 2008 global financial crisis hit. We... 

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The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

8th December 2017 Every day, people who call the United States home—including mothers, fathers, and spouses of US citizens; tax-paying employees; and respected... 

2017 Handbook of Statistics

2017 Handbook of Statistics

7th December 2017 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the series has evolved to incorporate new statistics and... 

 Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

6th December 2017 Extreme inequality is out of control in Kenya. Less than 0.1% of the population (8,300 people) own more wealth than the bottom 99.9% (more than 44... 

 Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

6th December 2017 European governments are leading a race to the bottom which will see average global corporate tax rates hit zero by 2052, according to new... 

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Statements

NT: Meeting of the Minister's committee on the budget

NT: Meeting of the Minister's committee on the budget

16th January 2018 The Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba is meeting other ministers and treasury officials that are part of the committee on the budget. The meeting... 

DA: Khume Ramulifho says Gauteng’s disadvantaged schools deserve a new beginning

DA: Khume Ramulifho says Gauteng’s disadvantaged schools deserve a new beginning

16th January 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling upon Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, to prioritise equipping disadvantaged schools with adequate... 

SACC: Letter to Mkhwebane on the Judicial Commission of Enquiry into State Capture

SACC: Letter to Mkhwebane on the Judicial Commission of Enquiry into State Capture

16th January 2018 Dear Advocate Mkhwebane, The South African Council of Churches has noted the January 10, 2018 statement by the Public Protector, on the appointment... 

OUTA: OUTA welcomes prosecutorial activity on state capture cases

OUTA: OUTA welcomes prosecutorial activity on state capture cases

16th January 2018 OUTA is pleased to see that action appears to being taken by the Assets Forfeiture Unit (AFU) against perpetrators implicated in a number of cases... 

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Press Offices

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

30th November 2017 Some businesses need water in order to function. The prevailing drought in the Western Cape has led to unpredictable interruptions due to the... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

29th November 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

28th November 2017 The name Marius Botha is well-known to hundreds of students who have completed or are busy completing their Postgraduate Diploma in Financial... 

Interview with Mark Silver – Author of The Deloitte Vat Handbook

Interview with Mark Silver – Author of The Deloitte Vat Handbook

28th November 2017 Mark has spent over 25 years specialising in VAT and is the author of the popular Deloitte VAT Handbook. Read on to learn more about what inspired... 

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