Bernard Ngoepe

Pippa Green announced as new press ombud

The renowned journalist and writer has held senior editorial positions in both print and broadcast media

Tax ombud report: Millions recouped with ombud’s intervention

The Tax Ombud has helped the top ten taxpayers recoup R450-million in the last year

Judge Ngoepe: Bathabile Dlamani ‘evasive’ during inquiry

The inquiry was instituted last year to investigate whether the former minister should be held liable for the costs in the Sassa debacle.

Sassa: Dlamini was an evasive and obstructive witness, inquiry hears

'The way her version has moved leads one to the conclusion that there has been deception'

Inquisitors bury evasive Bathabile Dlamini under a document avalanche

Under cross-examination the social development minister dodged questions about her 'work streams' and her role in the 2017 social grants crisis

Sassa debacle inquiry: Judge tells Dlamini to stop dodging questions

The ConCourt appointed Ngoepe to head the inquiry into whether Dlamini should be held personally liable for the costs incurred during Sassa crisis.

Sars ‘unduly delays’ tax refunds

Sars has been criticised for needlessly delaying refunds, harming those legitimately owed money

The tax ombud is on a quest for more power and greater independence from Sars

Among the changes the agency wishes to see are the right to investigate issues it deems necessary and more control over appointing staff.

Impartiality key for new tax ombud

Retired judge Bernard Ngoepe's diagnostic skills will be put to the test as South Africa's first tax ombud.

New tax ombud office launched

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has launched the office of the tax ombud, which will be run by retired judge Bernard Ngoepe.

Ngoepe appointed as new tax ombudsman

Retired Judge Bernard Ngoepe said during his appointment as SA's new tax ombudsmad that he would like to create confidence with the public.

Judge president’s daughter dies from diabetic complications

The eldest daughter of Gauteng Judge President Bernard Ngoepe, Joan Kwena Matlala, has died, the office of the chief justice has said.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income