Tax Evasion

Netflix and the smash hit tax dodge

‘The Laundromat’ is a film about corporates and the superrich using tax havens, something the streaming service itself allegedly excels at

Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

Capone solution for graft?

Even one-year sentences will effectively disqualify state capturers from the realm of politics

Wiese: This is the first time I’ve been sued by Sars

Businessman Christo Wiese maintains his tax affairs are in order and says this is the first time he has ever been sued by SARS

Tax evasion and dirty money are draining Africa

Tax fraud combined with dirty money from trafficking and terrorism – are seriously weakening the economic health of African states.

​Gupta dealings are small change

Commercial tax evasion has cost emerging economies trillions of dollars, but even they are guilty of doing it.

Panama Papers: Was Mossack Fonseca within its legal rights to keep mum?

The ethics of the Panamanian law firm are certainly questionable, but legally it only had to report any activity that raised obvious red flags.

Britain’s Cameron says he mishandled Panama Papers tax scrutiny

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside British Prime Minister David Cameron's 10 Downing Street home on Saturday to demand his resignation.

PanamaLeaks: Scope narrows for the rich to hide offshore assets

Tax authorities globally are closing in on tax evasion and tax avoidance structures.

Tax dodgers, fake BEE scams hit in govt tender system

Nhlanhla Nene pledges to end billions of rand lost in dodgy tenders with the roll-out of a compulsory supplier database in the next seven months.

Global net closes on tax dodgers

International tax rules will soon change, but companies' behaviour may change sooner.

Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions

Abusive transfer pricing, bribery and tax evasion are contributing to the loss of more than $60-billion from unlawful money flows in Africa.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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