Janice Roberts

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.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it