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Sars to lay complaint with JSC against Judge Dennis Davis

10th March 2017 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) on Friday accused Judge Dennis Davis of “unashamedly” misleading the public by claiming that the revenue services was at a risk of imploding. This comes after Davis, chairperson of the Davis Tax Committee, addressed a conference on tax evasion and illicit... 

Safeguarding cargo not sole responsibility of police, ACSA – CEO

9th March 2017 Companies dealing with handling cargo with valuables at airports should have their own security measures in place apart from those provided by the SA Police Service (SAPS) and the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA), its CEO Bongani Maseko said. He said although cargo security was a... 

Government says corruption hotline yielding results

9th March 2017 A total of 3 600 government officials were found guilty of misconduct through information received through the National Anti-Corruption Hotline (NACH), resulting in the recovery of more than R400-million from guilty parties between 1 September 2004 and 31 January 2017, a statement from the... 

Police swoop in on illegal gold and platinum lab in Joburg

9th March 2017 An illegal gold and platinum processing laboratory was shut down in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, following a raid in which officers seized precious metals and manufacturing equipment worth approximately R5-million, South Africa’s specialised police unit, the Hawks, said on Thursday. In a... 

Peters fires PRASA board

8th March 2017 Transport Minister Dipuo Peters on Wednesday, dissolved the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board with immediate effect. This was revealed in Parliament when acting transport department director general Mathabatha Mokonyama read out a letter from Peters during a portfolio committee... 

Brown calls for Eskom to bring Dentons report to Parliament

8th March 2017 Eskom should be called before Parliament to brief MPs on the Dentons report, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Wednesday. “Eskom should come and run you through the report,” the minister told the portfolio committee on public enterprises after she was asked for her view on the... 

EnviroServ lashes out at DEA over Shongweni landfill

8th March 2017 Waste management giant EnviroServ has accused the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) of bias and fuelling a “trial by media” through its handling of the Shongweni landfill. It further accused the DEA of having decided, despite no formal resolution or action taken, to suspend the company’s... 

Ford SA CEO remorseful over Ford Kuga fire issue

7th March 2017 CEO and president of Ford SA, Jeff Nemeth, apologised for losing the trust of consumers over the debacle of a number of Ford Kuga vehicles overheating and catching fire. This was said at parliament on Tuesday, when the portfolio committee on Trade and Industry received a full status report on the... 

KZN budget up to R115bn

7th March 2017 KwaZulu-Natal’s provincial budget is set to top R115-billion in the coming financial year – a R5-billion rand increase over the current year. This emerged on Thursday when KwaZulu-Natal finance MEC Belinda Scott presented the provincial budget to the KwaZulu-Natal legislature in Pietermaritzburg. 

Wage dispute in bus passenger sector goes to mediation

7th March 2017 The Council for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) on Monday began facilitating mediation between the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the Bus Passenger Council. This comes after the union last month declared dispute with the employers as wage negotiations... 


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