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ANC says firing Johannesburg finance boss is a ploy to obscure real problem

By: African News Agency      15th January 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) in Johannesburg has slammed the firing of the member of mayoral committee (MMC) for finance, Rabelani Dagada,... 

 ANC says firing Johannesburg finance boss is a ploy to obscure real problem
Zanu-PF to 'honour' Zim 'icon' Mugabe on his 94th birthday

Zanu-PF to 'honour' Zim 'icon' Mugabe on his 94th birthday

By: News24Wire      15th January 2018 Zimbabwean ruling Zanu-PF party's youth league has reportedly said that it is planning to honour former president Robert Mugabe on his 94th... 

 PPF warns CPS over its claims of over a R1bn from Sassa

PPF warns CPS over its claims of over a R1bn from Sassa

By: African News Agency      15th January 2018 The Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF) said on Monday it was alarmed about service provider Cash Paymaster Services’ (CPS's) claim of more than... 

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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

SACP: SACP Gauteng urges MEC Panyaza Lesufi to appeal Overvaal school admissions case

SACP: SACP Gauteng urges MEC Panyaza Lesufi to appeal Overvaal school admissions case

16th January 2018 The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng has noted with deep concern the ruling by the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the Gauteng... 

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... 

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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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