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10 things you should know about new tax laws in South Africa

10 things you should know about new tax laws in South Africa

The president has given the go ahead to the implementation of the 2015 Tax Laws Amendment Act and the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act which will come into effect on 1 March 2016.

Government - By Staff Writer | 14 January, 2016
Economists can’t convince me I was wrong: Zuma

Economists can’t convince me I was wrong: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has said that he has spoken to economists who could not convince him that Treasury would have collapsed had David van Rooyen remained in his appointment as minister of finance.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 12 January, 2016
Parliament to debate motion of no confidence in Zuma

Parliament to debate motion of no confidence in Zuma

The Democratic Alliance says that the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has agreed in writing to a request for a debate on a motion of no confidence in President Zuma.

Government - By Staff Writer | 11 January, 2016
ANC could lose two very big metros in 2016: expert

ANC could lose two very big metros in 2016: expert

The ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) could losse several major metros, including Johannesburg and Tshwane in the municipal elections later this year.

Government - By Gareth Vorster | 11 January, 2016
Everyone overreacted to Nene’s axing: Zuma

Everyone overreacted to Nene’s axing: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma said he made the correct decision to replace Nhlanhla Nene as Finance minister, saying the markets overreacted and people exaggerated the situation.

Government - By News24Wire | 11 January, 2016
Some still idolise apartheid era leaders: Zuma

Some still idolise apartheid era leaders: Zuma

ANC president Jacob Zuma says those embracing racism and those who are racist live in the past.

Government - By News24Wire | 9 January, 2016
We must defeat the arrogance of power: Zuma

We must defeat the arrogance of power: Zuma

Redistribution is a moral and economic imperative, ANC President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.

Government - By News24Wire | 9 January, 2016
Zuma admits elections will be tough for ANC

Zuma admits elections will be tough for ANC

This year’s local government elections are going to be one of the toughest for the ANC, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.

Government - By News24Wire | 9 January, 2016
DA challenges ANC to public debate

DA challenges ANC to public debate

DA national spokesperson, Phumzile Van Damme, has challenged ANC spokesperson, to a debate on the jobs crisis in South Africa, and the current state of the economy.

Government - By Staff Writer | 8 January, 2016
Zuma is not going anywhere

Zuma is not going anywhere

While media reports suggested that Jacob Zuma’s days are numbered, experts and those close to the ANC believe that the president is not going anywhere anytime soon.

Government - By Staff Writer | 8 January, 2016
Is this DA billboard racist? ANC says yes

Is this DA billboard racist? ANC says yes

The DA’s billboards commenting on joblessness under President Jacob Zuma’s ANC government are racist, the ANC said on Thursday.

Government - By News24Wire | 7 January, 2016
A jobless South African every 112 seconds

A jobless South African every 112 seconds

The Democratic Alliance has launched a new campaign focusing on economic growth and job creation, with the unemployment rate currently above 25%, while economic activity has ground to a halt.

Government - By Staff Writer | 7 January, 2016
‘DA a party full of racists’: Nzimande

‘DA a party full of racists’: Nzimande

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has thrown his weight behind the ANC, accusing the Democratic Alliance of being a party full of racists.

Government - By Staff Writer | 7 January, 2016
New e-toll changes ‘positive for motorists’: Sanral

New e-toll changes ‘positive for motorists’: Sanral

Sanral has moved to clarify its position relating to an alleged plan to fine motorists who are boycotting the e-toll system.

Government - By Staff Writer | 6 January, 2016
Black entrepreneur defends ‘racist’ economist

Black entrepreneur defends ‘racist’ economist

While Standard Bank economist Chris Hart’s tweet about entitlement and “hatred towards minorities” was problematic, it was taken out of context as Hart is not “a racist at heart”, according to entrepreneur Vuyisa Qabaka.

Government - By News24Wire | 6 January, 2016
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