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Makhosi Khoza quits ANC

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago Makhosi Khoza has announced her resignation from the African National Congress (ANC). "I want to say goodbye to the new alien and corrupt ANC. I... 

Makhosi Khoza quits ANC
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Former ANC member and MP Makhosi Khoza
Zuma appoints two new members to poor-performing MDDA

Zuma appoints two new members to poor-performing MDDA

By: African News Agency      Updated 3 hours ago President Jacob Zuma on Thursday announced he has appointed two new members to the embattled Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA). Tasneem... 

I am ready to be persuaded – Paul Mashatile on backing ANC presidential hopefuls

I am ready to be persuaded – Paul Mashatile on backing ANC presidential hopefuls

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 38 minutes ago African National Congress (ANC) Gauteng chair Paul Mashatile is open to being swayed in favour of a different presidential candidate if necessary,... 

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Gupta-owned Oakbay loses court bid to stop bank from closing its accounts

Gupta-owned Oakbay loses court bid to stop bank from closing its accounts

Updated 3 hours ago Investment holding firm Oakbay, owned by the Gupta family that has faced allegations of using ties with South Africa's president to wield undue... 

BRICS needs a new approach if it's going to foster a more equitable global order

BRICS needs a new approach if it's going to foster a more equitable global order

Updated 7 hours ago The formation of the BRICS – the bloc made of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – was supposed to be the harbinger for a new approach... 

 Local election observers are the ones who count

Local election observers are the ones who count

Updated 8 hours ago Election observer missions are under fire after the recent Kenyan elections, which most observers declared free and fair – a verdict overturned by... 

Lessons from the data: Five key business insights into Africa today

Lessons from the data: Five key business insights into Africa today

20th September 2017 More than just economic factors can and do affect a business climate. A compilation and in-depth assessment of major data and indexes gauging... 

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Early Moments Matter for Every Child

Early Moments Matter for Every Child

21st September 2017 This report presents data and outlines best practices and policies that can put governments on the path to providing every child with the best... 

Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

20th September 2017 Migration is one of the defining features of the 21st century. It contributes significantly to all aspects of economic and social development... 

 Will limits on free expression prevent terrorism?

Will limits on free expression prevent terrorism?

20th September 2017 A free media is a key component of democracy given its role in sharing information, yet it is often criticised for its coverage of terrorism, which... 

“Fuel on the Fire” – Security Force Response to the 2016 Irreecha Cultural Festival

“Fuel on the Fire” – Security Force Response to the 2016 Irreecha Cultural Festival

19th September 2017 On October 2, 2016 scores of people, possibly hundreds, died at the annual Irreecha cultural festival of Ethiopia’s ethnic Oromo people, following... 

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DA: Refiloe Nt'sekhe says Makhosi Khoza resignation proof that the ANC cannot and will not self-correct

DA: Refiloe Nt'sekhe says Makhosi Khoza resignation proof that the ANC cannot and will not self-correct

Updated 1 hour 2 minutes ago The DA notes Makhosi Khoza's announcement today that she has quit the ANC. Her decision to leave the ruling party is further proof, form one of its... 

DA: Khume Ramulifho says SADTU’s withdrawal from 30 Gauteng schools undermines learners’ rights

DA: Khume Ramulifho says SADTU’s withdrawal from 30 Gauteng schools undermines learners’ rights

Updated 1 hour 39 minutes ago The ill-advised decision by the South African Democratic Union (SADTU) to withdraw its members from 30 schools in the Eldorado Park area is... 

SA: Minister Debbie Schäfer on learners testing positive for drugs

SA: Minister Debbie Schäfer on learners testing positive for drugs

Updated 2 hours 6 minutes ago Recent statistics show the extent of substance abuse by our youth in some of our communities. Particularly concerning is that this problem extends... 

SA: President Jacob Zuma appoints new MDDA board members

SA: President Jacob Zuma appoints new MDDA board members

Updated 2 hours 8 minutes ago President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 4 (1) (c) read with section 7 (2) of the Media Development and diversity Agency, Act 2002 appointed Mr... 

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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

Updated 3 hours ago 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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