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Ramaphosa to right NPA and SARS ships

PARLIAMENT, February 16 – The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) are set to come under the microscope as President Cyril Ramaphosa attempts to clean house in 2018.   Speaking in Parliament during his first state-of-the-nation address on Friday night, Ramaphosa committed to tackle corruption in the public and private […]

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SA Reserve Bank deputy governor Mminele receives Germany’s highest tribute

JOHANNESBURG, January 23  – The deputy governor of the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb), Daniel Mminele, has been bestowed the Great Order of Merit by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier for his work in furthering German-South African relations.   German Ambassador Martin Schäfer is to hand over Germany’s highest tribute to Mminele on Tuesday. “With this award, our President […]

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Limpopo cops condemn ‘mob justice’ incidents after alleged thieves assaulted, tossed into deep water hole

POLOKWANE, January 21 – South African Police Service (SAPS) officers and paramedics have rescued two men after they were seriously assaulted and thrown into a deep water hole in an apparent mob justice incident, Limpopo police said on Sunday. Limpopo police commissioner Lt-Gen Nneke Ledwaba condemned in the strongest possible terms the seemingly persistent incidents […]

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Scandal-hit KPMG appoints new chairman

JOHANNESBURG, January 17 – Audit firm KPMG South Africa on Wednesday said it had appointed Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu, the country’s first black chartered accountant, as chairman of the board as the company tries to restore its credibility after becoming embroiled in the controversy around the wealthy Gupta family last year. The appointment comes after Ahmed Jaffer resigned […]

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‘We’ll fight it’ – Jacques Pauws on SARS taking him to court

CAPE TOWN, December 19 – The South African Revenue Services (SARS) has filed papers in the Western Cape High Court against Jacques Pauw, investigative journalist and author of The President’s Keepers. SARS accuses him of transgressing the Tax Administrations Act by disclosing confidential taxpayers’ information. Pauw told African News Agency he was astonished when he […]