Paper review: What's making the headlines in today's papers?

(Felix Karlsson)

(Felix Karlsson)

Business Day:

  • Writing on the wall for Sars’s Moyane

Sars commissioner Tom Moyane could find himself out of a job in a matter of days. Business Day understands that the issue of Moyane’s removal from the tax agency is set to be put to the Cabinet and that his departure is “imminent”.

  • KPMG fined for improper conduct

Days after the release of the auditor-general’s damning report on SAA, which has grim implications for PwC, the Securities and Exchange Commission has censured KPMG SA for “improper professional conduct” and forced the auditing firm to pay a $100 000 penalty.

  • Steinhoff investors voted to absolve directors of liability

More than 98% of Steinhoff International’s shareholders voted to discharge all of the directors and supervisory board members from liabilities at the group’s annual general meeting.


  • Cops mock abused kids’ parents

Parents of the two Soweto girls who were allegedly sexually molested by a policeman are complaining of feeling ridiculed and mistreated by officers

  • Muthambi memo’s legality on focus

The legality of a memo issued by former communications minister Faith Muthambi has become a sticking point in the arbitration case of former SABC strongman Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Daily Sun

  • ‘Pupils possessed’

Videos and pictures show young pupils at a school rolling around on the ground, waving their arms and twisting like snakes

  • No party will tell ANC what to do!

The ANC will not be bullied or told who to appoint as mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay. This is what the party secretary-general said during a media briefing at Luthuli House.

The Star

  • ‘Why we hijack houses’

The hijacker of a R1.2-million Joburg house has given insight into the hardships that push desperate home seekers to illegally usurp houses and buildings.

  • Mayor draws flak over crucial post

Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba has been accused of flouting key legislation by making an “irregular” senior appointment in the city’s finance department

  • Home Affairs acts on official

Suspension is a possibility for the infamous Home Affairs employee caught on camera busy on her phone while rendering immigration services at the Beitbridge Border post.

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