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Chartered accountants suggest changes for provisional taxpayers

The SA Institute of Chartered Accountants has proposed that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan introduce changes for taxpayers in his budget speech.

DA calls for probe over Kumba debacle

The DA is calling for a probe into the mineral resources department following its handling of "the mineral rights debacle involving Kumba and ICT".

Zuma ‘still working’ on State of the Nation address

The president is likely to focus on the need for South Africa to move decisively on programmes and policies that have served the country well so far.

Fresh calls for moratorium on public representatives’ pay

The ANC Youth League has called on government to place a moratorium on salary increases for all public representatives for the next three years.

State’s retirement reforms ‘need to be sustainable’

Liberty Corporate's Willem Loots says it's critical that government's retirement reforms be structured in a sustainable way.

Single homebuyers leading the market

An increasing number of home buyers these days are single and there are some special considerations for such buyers to take into account.

Cabinet’s planning lekgotla to start next week

Government says Cabinet's January lekgotla, which will form the basis of the president's state of the nation speech, is due to begin on January 17.

Eskom says power system’s performance has improved

Eskom says the performance of the country's power system has improved since Monday, with the parastatal saying it would continue to be on alert.

Fedusa raises concerns about Eskom’s blackouts

Fedusa says it is worried that Ethe high risk of power outages announced by Eskom could affect households and businesses for the rest of the month.

ANC centenary bash draws international crowd

The ANC has confirmed that a total of 46 sitting heads of state will attend its weekend centenary celebrations in Mangaung in the Free State.

Cosatu laments ‘white, capitalist-owned’ JSE

Cosatu has urged the ANC to look at transformation in the JSE, which it says is more than 80% white, capitalist-owned, and increasingly foreign-owned.

SA at the helm of the UN Security Council

South Africa will be president of the UN Security Council for the month of January, a position it will use to strengthen ties between the UN and AU.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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