Thursday, September 20, 2018

R2.7-billion in fraudulent tax claims prevented by SARS

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) prevented R2.7-billion in fraudulent personal income tax claims during the 2017 tax season for non-provisional taxpayers‚ saving the...

Man found with 48 armadillo girdled lizards in car

A 49-year-old man is facing prosecution for possession of protected wildlife after being found with 48 armadillo girdled lizards in his car following a...

Alexandria – farm attack and robbery

EC:Port Alfred Cluster : Alexandria : 2017-11-25 A Case of House Robbery is being investigated following an incident that took place on a farm in...

2018 Budget to outline ‘decisive’ measures to strengthen fiscal framework: Treasury

The finance ministry will be bold in its budget next year and will take decisive measures to strengthen SA’s fiscal framework after S&P Global...

Junk status means SA will have to pay more to raise money for economic...

Junk status means South Africa is going to have to pay more to raise the money it needs for economic growth‚ key projects and...

Don’t shop till you drop on Black Friday – spend wisely

WHILE millions of shoppers count down the hours until the much awaited Black Friday sale tomorrow, the National Credit Regulator (NCR) advises consumers to...

Beauty spa excites Kenton locals

THE recent opening of Visage Beauty Spa at the House Planner in Kenton-on-Sea was a great affair, and many people joined in the celebration...

‘Eskom must show there are consequences for corruption and state capture’

Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene and other experts have spoken out about the problems afflicting Eskom during a panel discussion in Johannesburg. Piet van Staden‚...

Almost two out of every three South Africans now connected to internet

Almost two out of every three South Africans (65%) who are 16 years or older are now connected to the internet while four out...

‘Arrested’ oil tanker valued at R210m to go on auction

An oil tanker placed under arrest in Durban in June 2016 will be sold on auction on December 5. The auctioneers said in a statement...

No blackout on Black Friday‚ say retailers

Will the "glitch" steal Christmas for online shoppers this Black Friday? No‚ say South African online retailers‚ who claim they are ready to fend off...

Rand flat as investors watch developments in Zimbabwe and Germany

The rand was little changed against major global currencies shortly before midday on Monday‚ as a number of local and international risk events put...

Total tourist accommodation increase in September: StatsSA

Total income for the tourist accommodation industry increased by 1.8% in September this year‚ compared with the same period last year‚ Stats SA figures...

University of Zimbabwe students want Grace’s PhD recalled‚ President Mugabe gone

Students at the flagship University of Zimbabwe (UZ) demonstrated on campus on Monday‚ demanding that Grace Mugabe's doctorate be recalled and her husband removed...

War vet gets last laugh as Mugabe empire crumbles

Fired from government and expelled from the ruling Zanu-PF party by President Robert Mugabe‚ Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairman Chris Mutsvangwa...

JUSTICE MALALA: Main actors in Zimbabwe’s ‘coup’ are the problem, not the solution

A country of false dawns and dashed hopes since 1980 It is tempting to jump for joy and ululate with the oppressed people of Zimbabwe....

Robert Mugabe: His fall from grace – watch

Zanu-PF recalled Robert Mugabe on Sunday as the party president and gave him until midday on Monday to resign or face parliamentary impeachment on...

Dirco declines to comment on Mugabe’s recall by Zanu PF

The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) said on Sunday it does not comment on “party political” matters in other countries. The...

Zanu-PF sacks Mugabe as party leader

A meeting of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party central committee held on Sunday in Harare has removed President Robert Mugabe as its head and appointed‚...

MultiSecurity crime briefs: Break-ins on the rise again

ON Monday evening a resident reported that there had been an accident on the corner of Smith and Stewart streets. A MultiSecurity officer attended and...

Sky Gallery opens at the Red Apple

Just a few social pictures, taken at the opening of the Sky Gallery at the Red Apple in Boesmansriviermond recently.

Zuma launches “one stop shop” to facilitate foreign investment

President Jacob Zuma realised one of his presidential prerogatives on Saturday when he launched a one-stop shop to encourage more foreign and local investment...

SABC board blasts ‘rogue’ Kalidass

The new SABC board has lambasted board member Rachel Kalidass after she resigned suddenly on Thursday. Chairman Bongumusa Makhathini said the board had only met...

Hide and seek for Zanu-PF’s G40 faction

Soon after the departure of a South African negotiation team dispatched by the Southern African Development Community‚ unconfirmed news spread like a veldt fire...

‘Military intervention is the silver bullet for Zimbabwe’

The military intervention in Zimbabwe is the silver bullet which the country has been waiting for. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAtlcIueUc0 “The whole world wants to know: Will Zimbabwe step...

Thousands of Transnet pensioners pin hopes on Constitutional Court

About 60‚000 Transnet pensioners have pinned their hopes on the Constitutional Court as they seek to proceed with a class action to seek billions...

Walter Sisulu University loses right to offer law degrees

Walter Sisulu University has lost its right to offer the LLB law degree. In a statement Wednesday‚ the Council of Higher Education (CHE) announced the...

Stunned Zimbabweans face uncertain future without Mugabe

Zimbabweans were weighing an uncertain future without President Robert Mugabe Thursday after the army took power and placed the 93-year-old veteran, once seen as...

Six things to know about the M1 Highway corpse shock

The transport of 16 deceased adult bodies and 26 stillborn babies in paupers' coffins from Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital to a cemetery led...

Funeral company owner under fire after coffin trailer’s wheels come off

The owner of a funeral company whose trailer carrying 42 coffins was stranded on the M1 highway in Johannesburg insists that he had permission...
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