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Daily Podcast - February 23, 2017
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ANC MPs says missing Sassa deadline 'no natural disaster' Muthambi never filed key SABC documents with Cipro And, Motsoaledi to brief MPs on Esidimeni deaths
 
 
Muthambi never filed key SABC documents with Cipro
POLITICS
Legal amendments Communications Minister Faith Muthambi made at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), giving her and Hlaudi Motsoeneng broad powers at the broadcaster, were never filed...
 
 
30 Jan 2017
 
SA: Standing Committee on Finance and Portfolio Committee on Health Sugary Beverages Tax public hearings
STATEMENT
The Standing Committee on Finance and the Portfolio Committee on Health have received 37 requests for oral submissions on the Sugary Beverages Tax public hearings to be held tomorrow (Tuesday, 31...
 
 
08 Dec 2016
 
Hlaudi was the 'go-to' to man at the SABC - former CEO
POLITICS
Hlaudi Motsoeneng was the centre of power at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) during group CEO Lulama Mokhobo’s tenure, she told MPs on Thursday. Two camps emerged in the SABC...
 
 
07 Dec 2016
 
SA: Constitutionality of provision on searches without warrants in the Financial Intelligence Amendment Bill
STATEMENT
The Standing Committee on Finance began the process this morning of considering the provision on searches without warrants in the Financial Intelligence Amendment Bill that the President’s lawyers...
 
 
Legal minds found Financial Intelligence Centre bill to be constitutional, MPs hear
LEGISLATION
Parliamentary and state legal advisors had found the provision in the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) Amendment Bill to which President Jacob Zuma has objected to be constitutional, the...
 
 
06 Dec 2016
 
ANC's Carrim: We're not going buckle on FIC Bill over Zuma
POLITICS
Yunus Carrim, African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament (MP) and chairperson of the standing committee on finance, took a tough stance against the fact that the Financial Intelligence...
 
 
19 Sep 2016
 
DA: David Maynier says Finance Committee must probe the handling of the investigation into ‘suspicious and unusual payments’ at SARS
STATEMENT
SARS Commissioner, Tom Moyane, has assured the revenue service that all reasonable steps were followed when suspending SARS Chief Officer of Business and Individual Tax, Jonas Makwakwa, who...
 
 
31 Aug 2016
 
SA: Committee urges government and SAA to work together to stabilise entity
STATEMENT
The Standing Committee on Finance has, once again, expressed its concern about the state of South African Airways (SAA). The Committee calls on the National Treasury, the Presidency and SAA to...
 
 
29 Aug 2016
 
 
 
DA: David Maynier says Pravin Gordhan has fired the political equivalent of a bazooka at Brian Molefe
STATEMENT
We welcome the fact that the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has taken the fight to Brian Molefe, Group Chief Executive of Eskom, accusing him of failing to cooperate and undermining a review...
 
 
 
 
SAA's R16bn loan appeal more proof for business rescue – DA
AVIATION
South African Airways’ (SAA) advert for a tender of R16-billion indicates the desperate financial position the airline is in and it should therefore be placed under business rescue, the Democratic...
 
 
DA: Alf Lees says SAA’s advert for R16 billion funding demands emergency parliamentary meeting
STATEMENT
South African Airways’ (SAA) advert for a tender of R16 billion in yesterday’s newspaper reinforces the urgent need for Parliament to intervene and to have an emergency meeting with SAA. I have...
 
 
23 Aug 2016
 
DA: SAA: Finance Committee accedes to DA request to probe national carrier execs
STATEMENT
The DA has finally been able to ensure that SAA brief the Standing Committee on Finance (SCOF) on 20 September 2016. The DA expects this briefing to include the many issues of reckless trading that...
 
 
11 Aug 2016
 
 
 
Call for SAA business rescue amid funding woes
AVIATION
The recent High Court judgment ordering South African Airways (SAA) to pay Nationwide Airlines more than R104.6-million in damages for uncompetitive practices means the national carrier now has no...
 
 
DA: Alf Lees says SAA judgement needs to see airline placed under Business Rescue
STATEMENT
SAA continues to cost the country and its citizens. The High Court judgement handed down this week ordering SAA to pay R 104.6 million plus interest to Nationwide Airlines as a result of SAA’s...
 
 
 
                       
 
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