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Spar owner has 14 days to pay over R11m to staff for labour law violations


SAP’s Africa head has 'no recipe' for handling corruption probes

Feb 24 2020 15:07

SAP's Africa head said the German software company is battling to complete investigations following allegations its employees paid kickbacks for government business in East and southern Africa.


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Budget 2020

OPINION | Know your enemy, Minister Mboweni - don't make the innocent plug the tax gap

Minister Tito Mboweni may be tempted to increase sin tax in a bid to plug...


OPINION| African countries aren’t borrowing too much - they’re paying too much for debt

The debt alarm being set off by international debt management organisations...


Thabi Leoka | SONA: More questions than answers

The SONA2020 was a balancing act between political and economic demands,...


ANALYSIS | Young and unemployed in SA: What's being done, what's working, and what's still a barrier

Zyaan Davids Anter looks at pockets of progress being made in creating...


Wandile Sihlobo: What's driving prices in SA's food basket this year

The key factors influencing food prices this year developments in the...

In other news

VAT hike may be tempting - but analysts warn of risks

Feb 24 2020 05:01

Tax and accounting firms have calculated that an increase in the VAT rate to 16% could bring R25 billion in additional revenue.

Discovery Bank: How far has it come?

Feb 24 2020 06:04

In the six months following its launch, Discovery Bank attracted 78 000 customers, with a collective 180 000 active accounts. However, with a target of opening at least 500 000 active accounts, Discovery Bank still has a long way to go, and analysts say its pace has been slow.

Blow for Standard Bank, Waco as Constitutional Court rules in competition watchdog's favour

Feb 23 2020 16:31

The Constitutional Court has set aside an earlier decision by the Competition Appeal Court ordering the Competition Commission to grant access to its investigation records before the respondents in two high-profile collusion cases answered the case against them.

State companies cling to cash as financial challenges bite, Treasury warns

Feb 23 2020 15:09

National Treasury warned Parliament's Standing Committee on Appropriations on Tuesday morning that a number of state-owned entities were accumulating cash from departmental transfers as operational challenges hurt their revenue.

Ministers, Treasury addressing Stats SA funding crisis after council's threat to quit

Feb 23 2020 16:31

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu had a "productive and congenial" meeting on Sunday with Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke and members of the South African Statistics Council following the latter's threat to resign over a lack of funds for Stats SA.

OPINION | Tips for Tito: Help South Africans toward a better retirement

Feb 24 2020 06:05

It is time for legislators to reassess the state of retirement savings in South Africa and chart their own course, says Rowan Burger.



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