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Sars expects to collect less revenue for the year

The revenue service is expecting another year of tax undercollection thanks to weak economic growth and strained consumers.

Fuel, utilities gobble up spare cash

Cheaper food has helped to ease the pain but an ever weakening rand means the prognosis is poor

Slight petrol price increase expected in August

The Department of Energy announced on Monday that the price of both grades of petrol would increase by 1c a litre from Wednesday

Fuel price hike: Consumers brace for higher food, transport costs

The cost of producing and transporting agricultural crops will come under pressure, as 80% of grain is transported by road

Fuel prices could hit record levels in May – AA

There is a strong likelihood of a fuel price hike to record levels in May, says the Automobile Association

Energy minister slips up on oil plan

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has allegedly put investigations into the controversial sale of barrels of the country’s fuel reserve on ice

Fill ’er up with manganese

If metal in metal-free fuel sounds crazy, it is – courtesy of the energy department

Iran opens, but no joy at SA pumps

The local fuel price is determined by far more than just the international price of raw crude.

The science behind transport

It's obvious that a fuel revolution is under way.

Petrol increase could affect SA’s food security

The petrol price hike, announced by the energy department, is bad news for the agriculture sector, says an agricultural union.

Contaminated fuel hits OR Tambo airport

Fuel contamination at OR Tambo International has left seven million litres of their stock unfit for usage, sparking fears of flight delays.

Further fuel hikes for inland motorists announced

Inland motorists can expect a fuel hike of 32 cents on April 4, following further increases in petroleum pipeline tariffs.

Seductive nuclear power of Thor

Just 4000 tonnes of thorium could satisfy South Africa's electricity needs for 100 years, writes <b>Peet du Plooy</b>

Nigeria begins national strike over fuel costs

Nigeria has been crippled by a nationwide strike as the public expressed anger at rising fuel prices and corruption in government.

Zambia seeks Angolan fuel products import deal

Due to the rising cost of fuel Zambia has planned to begin importing refined petroleum products from neighbouring Angola.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

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

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