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Audit Act introduces steps to prevent wasteful, unethical ‘loss’ of public money

The lack of accountability and consequences for deviant behaviour by government officials allowed the misuse of taxpayers’ money

Moving towards undoing Joburg’s spatial apartheid

The Nodal Review might transform South Africa’s biggest city. Implementing the new policy, which has the potential to open wealthy suburbs to impoverished residents, is the challenge

Morals decide the state of the nation

But the church has fallen into the worldly trap of placing money and comfort above God

#TaxRevolt: SA may already be protesting against higher taxes

Tax compliance remains high as most taxpayers fear repercussions from Sars

Take Eskom’s bitter pill and pay up

‘Difficult decisions’ must be made and there is no escape for the consumer and the taxpayer

Maimane slams Zuma’s growing legal fees

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the former president's legal fees could cost taxpayers "millions"

Taxpayers come away smiling

Good news – for those who haven't been using loopholes to avoid paying their dues.

Obama revives taxing millionaires proposal

Obama proposal is a symbol of the efforts the president and Democrats are making to portray themselves as champions of economic fairness.

Don’t smile, you’re being mugged

High taxes on investments has left taxpayers in a bad position.

KwaZulu-Natal will pay Cele’s legal costs

The taxpayer is picking up the tab for suspended police chief Bheki Cele's defamation case as "a matter of principle".

The greatest con of the decade

Freedom is the disguise used by those who wish to exploit without restraint, denying the need for the state to protect the 99%.

Taxpayers not off the hook

Although Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan backed away from increases in personal tax this year, he clearly left the door open for future tax hikes.

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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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

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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