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PIC has not ruled out investing in SAA

By: Reuters     17th October 2017 South Africa's Public Investment Corporation, one of the continent's largest asset managers, has not ruled out investing in struggling state-owned... 

PIC has not ruled out investing in SAA
Cabinet reshuffle about consolidating Zuma’s power – Vavi

Cabinet reshuffle about consolidating Zuma’s power – Vavi

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma’s latest Cabinet reshuffle was a self-serving bid to consolidate power with a view to the ruling party’s elective conference,... 

New SABC board Chair and deputy are close Zuma allies – DA

New SABC board Chair and deputy are close Zuma allies – DA

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it “noted with concern” that the newly appointed South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board... 

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Unique financing needed for the township economy

6th October 2017 One of the township economy's most crippling challenges is the lack of access to easily obtainable finance that is available at short notice. It is... 

Looking at the data: Lessons on good African governance

Looking at the data: Lessons on good African governance

5th October 2017 Good governance policy and bad, irresponsible and autocratic governments all are analysed in a new compilation of major indexes and data gauging... 

Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making

Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making

5th October 2017 It is essential that Africa’s data revolution be viewed as the joint responsibility of governments, international agencies, civil society and the... 

What Archbishop Tutu's ubuntu credo teaches the world about justice and harmony

What Archbishop Tutu's ubuntu credo teaches the world about justice and harmony 

5th October 2017 Archbishop Emeritus Bishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu’s 86th birthday on October 7 is a good occasion to reflect on the man’s contributions to South... 

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Accelerating renewable mini-grid deployment: A study on the Philippines

Accelerating renewable mini-grid deployment: A study on the Philippines

2nd October 2017 Consultations in the Philippines have called for “establishing an enabling environment for mini-grids” to expand energy access and increase... 

Wiping Away the Boreal

Wiping Away the Boreal

2nd October 2017 Human activities are currently driving the world’s species to extinction at up to 1,000 times the natural rate. To protect biodiversity and the... 

Whither a Demographic Dividend South Africa: The Overton Window of Political Possibilities

Whither a Demographic Dividend South Africa: The Overton Window of Political Possibilities

28th September 2017 Statistics South Africa produces a wide range of statistical releases and reports, but all too often these receive attention in relative isolation.... 

Political Musical Chairs: Turnover in The National Executive and Administration Since 2009

Political Musical Chairs: Turnover in The National Executive and Administration Since 2009

27th September 2017 The purpose of this analysis is to demonstrate the extent to which turnover among national ministers and directors-general has negatively impacted... 

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Statements

UASA: Andre Venter says decisive action urgently needed from ANC quarters – Zuma must go, and soon

UASA: Andre Venter says decisive action urgently needed from ANC quarters – Zuma must go, and soon

18th October 2017 Whenever President Jacob Zuma announces a Cabinet shuffle there’s blood on the proverbial floor of the economy. Minutes after his announcement... 

DSD: Social Development gives South African Post Office offer for the payment of social grants

DSD: Social Development gives South African Post Office offer for the payment of social grants

18th October 2017 The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, has concurred with the recommendations of the Acting CEO of the South African Social... 

ICASA: ICASA announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

ICASA: ICASA announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

18th October 2017 The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Willington Ngwepe as... 

FutureSA: New SABC board urged to ensure broadcaster serves interest of the public

FutureSA: New SABC board urged to ensure broadcaster serves interest of the public

18th October 2017 Future South Africa urges the new SABC board, which was finally appointed by President Jacob Zuma this week, to ensure that the broadcaster serves... 

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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”)... 

 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... 

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