Friday, August 17, 2018

SARS to crack down on multinational companies and subsidiaries’ tax returns

MEDIUM and large businesses with multinational ties will soon have to start supplying the South African Revenue Service (SARS) with more detailed reports of...

Open letter from Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela to Comrade President Cyril Ramaphosa

Dear Comrade President Cyril Ramaphosa‚ We write to congratulate you on your appointment as President of the African National Congress and affirm our support as...

Gordhan outlines why Moyane should be fired – while president remains silent

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has filed a 69-page affidavit‚ outlining the Presidency’s case for the dismissal of suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane –...

Western Cape police brace for taxi strike

Various units within SAPS Western Cape are bracing for a planned taxi strike scheduled to start in the province on Monday‚ police said on...

Outa forcing Eskom to spill the beans

BY LINDA ENSOR Eskom's attempt to keep some of its operating data secret will be scrutinised at a public hearing this week, following a successful...

Rand on slippery slope ahead of central bank meetings

THE rand was on a slippery slope on Monday morning‚ deepening the losses it suffered last week as a result of international factors.   The local currency...

Plea to Port Alfred Community to help fire victims

The Port Alfred community have been phenomenal in helping the couple who had to evacuate their home last night when a fire broke out,...

Suspended Eskom CFO Anoj Singh resigns

Anoj Singh‚ who was suspended as Eskom chief financial officer last year‚ has officially left the parastatal. Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe took to Twitter at...

Eastern Cape taxi owners irate at ANC’s non-payment for work during birthday celebrations

More than 50 Eastern Cape taxi owners on Wednesday stormed the ANC's provincial headquarters in King William's Town demanding outstanding payments. The irate taxi bosses...

Halala! Trevor Noah wins his first Emmy

SA-born comedian Trevor Noah walked away with his first Emmy this weekend at the award's Creative Arts ceremony in LA, taking the top prize...

Port Alfred gets ready for a new-look mall

RENOVATIONS to Port Alfred’s Heritage Mall are well underway and, despite a little inconvenience to shoppers, the new-look mall should excite locals and visitors...

SAP paid R107m to Gupta-linked entities to get Eskom‚ Transnet deals‚ software giant admits

Multinational software company SAP is collaborating with American authorities responsible for enforcing the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act after being "humbled" by an investigation...

Disease-reporting goes hi-tech to combat infections

Doctors and nurses will be able to report infectious diseases on their phones‚ thanks to a new app. The new notifiable disease surveillance system includes...

Sisulu welcomes Australia’s retraction of comments about SA farmers

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has welcomed Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign Minister Jullie Bishop’s retraction of controversial comments...

Listeriosis – what to do with the Enterprise or Rainbow polony in your fridge

If you have any of the polony or sausage products named by the health ministry as possible culprits in South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak -...

Cape produces the first shrimp that snuggles up to an octopus

Three new shrimp species with odd habitat preferences have been discovered on a 5.5km stretch of False Bay coastline. One lives with a rare hermit...

Eskom’s increase request worse than ‘attempting to milk a mosquito dry’: ANCYL

The proposed increase request by Eskom is worse than “attempting to milk a mosquito dry”‚ because it disregards the fact that more than 30.4...

We’ve got plans to improve confidence in us – Eskom after ratings downgrade

Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) has lowered Eskom’s long-term foreign and local currency corporate credit rating to ‘B-’ from ‘B+’‚ with a negative...

New political party says the ANC does not own any colour

The ANC does not own any group of colours‚ or dictate how those colours should be arranged‚ says former party member Dr Makhosi Khoza. She...

Information about children as young as three in massive data leak

BY NICO GOUS Details about children as young as three are among the data leak involving the records of millions of South Africans. Australian web security...

Financial boffins query Gigaba’s motive for SARS inquiry

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's surprise announcement of an inquiry into South Africa's tax administration has financial experts querying his motive. In a statement‚ issued on...

BREAKING: Presidency brings charges against Sars commissioner Tom Moyane

The Presidency has brought disciplinary charges against suspended South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane for allegedly violating his duties and responsibilities. A separate...

BREAKING: President Jacob Zuma has failed in his bid to set aside Thuli Madonsela’s...

Judge Dunstan Mlambo says President Jacob Zuma’s review application of former public protector Thuli Madonsela's recommendations on alleged state capture. was ill-advised and reckless. He...

Repeat after me: DStv must not promote old shows as new ones

DStv has been rapped over the knuckles for promoting repeats as new offerings. The advertising watchdog agreed with a subscriber who objected to the US...

Pair collared after theft at liquor store

Keep up to date with latest reports on crime activity in Port Alfred and surrounds. AT 11.35am Thursday, August 3 a report of theft was...

WATCH: ‘Now is the time to set aside our differences’- Maimane to Ramaphosa

https://content.jwplatform.com/players/NbQhs7De-cWWRXqjQ.js   Mmusi Maimane asks for Sona to be postponed https://content.jwplatform.com/players/Je31AZyu-cWWRXqjQ.js

Possible outbreak of bird flu in the Western Cape

A possible outbreak of bird flu in the Western Cape is being investigated. Thirteen outbreaks have occurred in South Africa since June this year‚ in...

#DeleteFacebook gets a thumbs-down from South Africans

Will you #DeleteFacebook? South African social media analysts don't think so. "South Africans are incredibly accommodating and have a very high tolerance threshold when we...

Rand under pressure in risk-off trade

The rand was softer against major global currencies shortly before noon on Tuesday‚ with caution on global markets ahead of risk events later in...

Rand affected by risk-off trade following North Korea’s missile launch

The rand was slightly weaker against the dollar as investors’ appetite for safe-haven assets increased after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. Stock markets...
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