Tax Evasion

Curbing illicit financial flows in Africa is imperative

The African Union may not have the clout to lobby for the reforms required to prevent vast sums of money leaving the continent.

Corporations and countries complicit in ripping off Africa

Africa continues to haemorrhage trillions of dollars through illicit tax flows, research by a panel of experts has revealed.

Sars suspensions could hamper investigations

While President Jacob Zuma denies any links to the recent resignations and suspensions at Sars, the exodus might damage existing tax investigations.

Tax laws shield Zuma, Malema

How debt-saddled leaders are escaping public scrutiny of their liabilities to the taxman.

Sars, Malema reach settlement agreement

Julius Malema has reached an extension agreement with the South African Revenue Service over his unpaid taxes.

Malema’s sequestration helps creditors, says court

The sequestration of Julius Malema's estate will be to the advantage of his creditors, the high court in Pretoria has ruled.

Bayern’s Hoeness sees no reason to resign as he faces trial

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says he sees no reason to resign from his position despite his looming trial next March for alleged tax evasion.

Tax evasion falls under Gordhan’s spotlight

Finance minister outlines the terms of reference for a tax review committee to tackle acts of tax evasions.

Dolce and Gabbana sentenced to jail for tax evasion

The fashion designers have been convicted of tax evasion on around €1-billion but the sentence was suspended until after the appeals process.

Messi tax evasion accusations shock Spain

Lionel Messi's spotless image as the world's greatest footballer has taken a stunning blow with accusations that he cheated on his taxes.

Lionel Messi and father accused of tax fraud

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and his father have been accused by Spanish tax authorities of defrauding the state of more than $5.3-million.

$750m missing in Angola-Russia deal: report

Some $750-million is missing from Angola's treasury from a debt repayment deal with Russia, a report by a corruption watchdog group has revealed.


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.

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