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SA records marginal higher traveller movements over festive season

SA records marginal higher traveller movements over festive season

South Africa has recorded 6 852 972 traveller movements at its ports of entry, up from 6 811 510 movements in 2018. Briefing the media...
Ramaphosa signs tax bills into law

Ramaphosa signs tax bills into law

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law three 2018 tax bills that give legislative effect to the tax proposals announced by the Minister of...
South Africa must take notice of ANC’s plans to nationalise Reserve Bank

South Africa must take notice of ANC’s plans to nationalise Reserve...

The fact that nationalising the Reserve Bank is a priority for the ANC sets alarm bells ringing for South Africa's democracy. The ANC's election...
Solar panels in Alexandra, Johannesburg. KIM LUDBROOK/EPA

How African cities can harness green technologies for growth and jobs

In 1967 one gigabyte of hard drive storage space cost US$ 1m. Today it’s around two US cents. Computer processing power has also increased...
Medium-scale African farmers are relatively wealthy and influential. BOULENGER Xavier/Shutterstock

Medium-scale farms are on the rise in Africa. Why this is...

Driven by population growth and growing land scarcity, most African farm households are witnessing the gradual sub-division of their land. Over time farms are...
South Africa: President appoints Eskom Sustainability Task Team

South Africa: Ramaphosa appoints Eskom Sustainability Task Team

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed an Eskom Sustainability Task Team to advise government on actions to resolve Eskom’s operational, structural and financial challenges. The high-level...
Nugent Commission submits final report to the President

South Africa: Nugent Commission submits final report to the President

President Cyril Ramaphosa has received the final report of the Nugent Commission of Inquiry into Tax Administration and Governance by the South African Revenue...
Acting SARS Commissioner appointment extended

Acting SARS Commissioner appointment extended

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has re-appointed Mark Kingon as Acting Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) for a further 90 days, beginning...
Eskom, AFD sign loan agreement

Eskom, AFD sign loan agreement

Eskom and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed a R1.5 billion (EUR 90 million) loan agreement to support the electricity utility’s investments...
VBS bank: ANC received millions in 'donations'. Photo: Die Vryburger

Action to be taken against officials involved in VBS saga

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha says action must be taken against all municipal officials implicated in the VBS saga and that the monies involved be...
Dti welcomes judgment on interest rate regulations

Dti welcomes judgment on interest rate regulations

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision to dismiss the application of Micro Finance South Africa (MFSA)...
Nersa publishes Eskom RCA decision

Nersa publishes Eskom RCA decision

The National Energy Regulator (Nersa) has published the reasons for its decisions on Eskom’s Regulatory Clearings Account applications for year 2, 3 and 4...
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