Expatriates

Treasury widens SA’s tax net

Despite outrage over its planned ‘expat tax’ amendments, the state says closing the personal income loophole is in line with international practice

Ethiopian expatriates mobilise to keep famine at bay

The threat of severe food shortages in Ethiopia motivated Abebe Haregewoin and other expatriates into action, creating a Go Fund Me page.

Expats lose out over scramble for local talent in Africa

Increased labour regulation by governments makes it is easier to fill executive jobs with local candidates, rather than expatriates.

SA’s expats vote for their half-seat rep

The number of South Africans who registered to vote would probably yield half a parliamentary seat. But expats wasted no time casting their votes.

‘So far so good’ – IEC on expats voting

As voting stations opened in different parts of the world, the Independent Electoral Commission says the election process for expats is "going well".

Dirco: Expats will be able to vote

The department of international relations and co-operation has dismissed a report that voters living abroad would not be able to vote.

Expatriates vote for half an MP

Political parties are fighting for scraps when it comes to the votes of those living abroad.

Expats can now vote in SA elections abroad

South African citizens living overseas will be given their first-ever chance to register abroad to vote in the upcoming national elections.

Khaya Dlanga: Take your 20 years of democracy and suck it!

How is it possible that South Africa is a better place now than in 1994, asks a disgruntled South African expatriate.

DA goes to court for expat provincial voting rights

The DA is asking the Western Cape High Court to allow South Africans living abroad to vote for candidates in the provincial legislature.

Born in the RSA – and big in the USA

They make up but a handful of the immigrant population to the US, but an impressive number of South Africans have risen to the top of their fields.

Breathing life into the ANC abroad

Reviving the party's once powerful branch in the United Kingdom was never going to be easy. <b>Rob Boffard</b> reports from London.

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.