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US Africa strategy stresses China, Russia threats

By: Reuters     8th August 2022 The United States released a new strategy document for sub-Saharan Africa on Monday, stressing the region's importance, the threats posed by China... 

US Africa strategy stresses China, Russia threats
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Ghana 'disappointed' by S&P rating downgrade, promises turnaround

By: Reuters     8th August 2022 Ghana's finance ministry expressed disappointment on Monday at Standard and Poor's downgrading the West African nation's sovereign credit rating,... 

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Barrick takes lead in holistic ESG integration amid ‘greenwashing’ scepticism 

By: Martin Creamer     8th August 2022 Gold and copper mining company Barrick has taken the lead in integrating the various aspects of environmental, social and governance (ESG) to... 

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Why ‘political will’ isn’t the magic bullet that can fix South Africa’s energy crisis

4th August 2022 South Africans gave a warm welcome to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent announcement about a “set of actions” to respond to the energy crisis in... 

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South Africa needs stronger security in place to stop the sabotage of its power supply

4th August 2022 South African president Cyril Ramaphosa recently outlined plans to solve the country’s devastating electricity supply crisis. But he didn’t mention... 

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Nigeria’s creative sector could help write the security governance playbook

4th August 2022 With insecurity growing across Africa, countries need creative solutions to ensure safer societies. In Nigeria, where Nollywood generates close to... 

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Mali to Dubai: artery for West Africa’s booming illegal gold trade

4th August 2022 West Africa’s lucrative gold trade has a costly dark side. Discrepancies in data on gold production and trade between Mali and Dubai in the United... 

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Overseas Development Institute

The AfCFTA and the Automotive Value Chain

15th July 2022 Africa plays a very limited role in the global automotive industry and many of its small national markets are mainly supplied by imports of used... 

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AfCFTA: unlocking the potential of the digital economy in Africa

15th July 2022 The potential for intra-African digital trade and e-commerce remains constrained by traditional restrictions such as logistical challenges, limited... 

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SAHRC Annual Performance Report 2020/2021

13th July 2022 The year 2020/2021 started with a storm that caught many in South Africa and indeed other countries of the world, with utter surprise. For us, the... 

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Global Gender Gap Report 2022

13th July 2022 Gender parity is not recovering, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2022. It will take another 132 years to close the global gender gap. As... 

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IPUSA warns SAPS not to heed the call from the community of Westrand to replace police officers as that is not only illegal but also set a wrong precedent

15th August 2022 IPUSA have learnt recently that there are attempts made by a certain group of citizens in the Westrand who wants station commanders and members to... 

Zuma in Supreme Court of Appeal over illegal medical parole

15th August 2022 Former President Jacob Zuma’s legal representatives will be in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein today to appeal against the court ruling... 

Despite ‘clever accounting’, Transnet is still an operational mess – Gauteng fuel pipeline breach is now at crisis point

Despite ‘clever accounting’, Transnet is still an operational mess – Gauteng fuel pipeline breach is now at crisis point

15th August 2022 While Transnet may have succeeded in turning a profit through an accounting smoke and mirrors, its operational capabilities continue to deteriorate... 

Delays in the construction of K14 Apies Bridge puts 3000 job opportunities on the line

15th August 2022 More than 3000 jobs are on the line because of a delay in the construction of the K14 Apies Bridge in Pretoria. This project will go a long way... 

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Webber Wentzel

A minefield of taxes lies ahead for crypto asset transactions

3rd August 2022 A gain on the disposal of crypto assets may be taxed as either revenue or capital, in line with the same income tax rules that apply to the... 

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The mining of crypto assets has complex income tax and VAT implications

3rd August 2022 Crypto assets can be earned as rewards from proof of work or proof of stake mining, and the tax payable will be different from each activity The... 

Tax Consulting South Africa

Valuable benefits of an Emigration TCS PIN and SARS Non-Resident Tax Status Confirmation Letter

2nd August 2022 Of late, digital news platforms have been awash with volumes of contradicting information regarding the Emigration Tax Compliance Status (TCS) PIN... 

Mobility and Tax Changing Practices

2nd August 2022 Xpatweb hosted a South African first full-day Global Mobility conference on 30 June 2022, the purpose of the conference was to discuss the current... 

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ANC renewal is not about words but about actions - Mathews Phosa

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