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To unlock sustained investment Africa must ‘resolve problems that keep investors away’  

By: Terence Creamer     8th November 2018 If Africa is to seize the opportunities of the future, it needs to mobilise large-scale, sustained investment, especially in infrastructure,... 

To unlock sustained investment Africa must ‘resolve problems that keep investors away’
President Cyril Ramaphosa
Sars trio to approach high court to compel State to hand over docket

Sars trio to approach high court to compel State to hand over docket

By: African News Agency      8th November 2018 Three former South African Revenue Service (Sars) senior officials have opted to approach the high court to compel the State to hand over parts of... 

African governments need business to mobilise large scale investments – Ramaphosa

African governments need business to mobilise large scale investments – Ramaphosa

By: African News Agency      8th November 2018 Africa needs to mobilise large-scale, sustained investment, especially in infrastructure if it is to seize the opportunities of the future, but... 

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 Stopping the spread of terror onto West Africa’s coast

Stopping the spread of terror onto West Africa’s coast

31st October 2018 A rising number of attacks by gunmen this year have shaken the eastern part of Burkina Faso, increasing insecurity in the area. Although no group... 

Is top ruling Jubilee Party official right about who is paying income tax in Kenya?

Is top ruling Jubilee Party official right about who is paying income tax in Kenya?

31st October 2018 Kenyan taxpayers are unhappy after President Uhuru Kenyatta signed off on a law that increased taxes on many goods and services, including an 8%... 

Did South Africa's investment summit mark a game-changing moment?

Did South Africa's investment summit mark a game-changing moment?

30th October 2018 To some observers, South Africa’s recent investment summit led by the president Cyril Ramaphosa, seemed like much ado about nothing. Several of the... 

 Ethiopia’s new president prioritises peace and democracy

Ethiopia’s new president prioritises peace and democracy

30th October 2018 Ethiopia has broken new ground on gender parity by appointing its first female head of state in the country’s modern history. This came a week... 

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The Case For Investing In South Africa

The Case For Investing In South Africa

25th October 2018 South Africa has the most developed, diversified and technologically advanced economy on the African continent. Its economy is the 30th-largest in... 

 Delivering the Goods: E‑commerce Logistics Transformation

Delivering the Goods: E‑commerce Logistics Transformation

24th October 2018 Transport and delivery services are critical for ensuring goods ordered online reach the consumer and are returned when something is not right.... 

Executive Chaos - Discontinuity in the National Executive: 2009-2018

Executive Chaos - Discontinuity in the National Executive: 2009-2018

24th October 2018 The scale of South Africa’s discontinuity in executive leadership is undoubtedly one of the biggest contributing factors to the African National... 

Sexual Exploitation, Harassment and Abuse in Secondary Schools in Senegal

Sexual Exploitation, Harassment and Abuse in Secondary Schools in Senegal

24th October 2018 In a village in the southern region of Sédhiou, 23-year old Fanta told Human Rights Watch about a secret “relationship” she had with her... 

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Statements

SA: Political Leadership Necessary To Curb Threats Of Violence Against Auditors

SA: Political Leadership Necessary To Curb Threats Of Violence Against Auditors

9th November 2018 The Standing Committee on the Auditor-General is of the view that there is a need for political will and leadership if the worrying trend of... 

dti: SA companies head off to Sweden in search of export market

dti: SA companies head off to Sweden in search of export market

9th November 2018 A group of South African companies departs for Sweden tomorrow to participate in the Outward Selling Mission (OSM) that will take place in Malmo... 

DA: Tito Mboweni needs to get a grip, and start acting like a finance minister, in SA

DA: Tito Mboweni needs to get a grip, and start acting like a finance minister, in SA

9th November 2018 Last night, the new Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, had a “meltdown” on Twitter. He declared “war” on editors, claiming the “time to be gentle... 

dti: South African Exhibitors In High At The China Expo

dti: South African Exhibitors In High At The China Expo

9th November 2018 The South Africa companies and agencies that are exhibiting at the 1st China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, in the People’s Republic... 

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Press Offices

The VAT Refunds Issue - Has Progress Been Made?

The VAT Refunds Issue - Has Progress Been Made?

25th October 2018 It is just over a year since the Office of the Tax Ombud ("OTO") released its report dated 4 September 2017, entitled, "The Investigation in Terms... 

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill - what you need to know

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill - what you need to know

24th October 2018 The Employment Equity Amendment Bill (Bill), 2018 amends specific provisions of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (EEA). The purpose of the Bill... 

Labour Law On Trial

Labour Law On Trial

23rd October 2018 HR Pulse in association with Labour Law Management Consulting invites you, free of charge, to join our on-line audience and keep abreast of... 

My Way or the Highway: Unilateral changes to retirement funds

My Way or the Highway: Unilateral changes to retirement funds

22nd October 2018 For years, employers and employees alike have understood that an employer cannot make unilateral changes to contracts of employment. Such... 

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