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Tips for Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni

Tips For South Africa’s Finance Minister

Over the years your predecessors have consistently increased the pressure on high net worth individuals in their annual budgets. Currently the top 2% of earners account for between 25% and 35% of South Africa’s...
Nicky Oppenheimer, owner of aviation company Fireblade.

Oppenheimer: Fireblade Terminal Security Much Tighter

There’s still no agreement between the Department of Home Affairs and the Oppenheimer's aviation company, Fireblade, regarding the provision of immigration services at its private terminal at OR International Airport.The matter caused a furore last year when former...
Zambia Hippos

Zambia Will Cull Hippo Despite Global Backlash

South African hunting outfitters are eagerly awaiting the end of the Zambian rainy season in April to start a killing-spree of up to 1250 hippopotamus living in the world-renowned Luangwa Valley.The controversial hunt...
South African State Theatre

State Theatre Brings Fela Kuti’s Story To SA

The State Theatre is proud to announce that the critically acclaimed Nigerian musical play, Fela and The Kalakuta Queens, will grace its stage in March and April this year. In line with the theatre’s Pan African outlook,...
Original Title Deeds

Check You Have Your Original Title Deeds Before 25 February 2019

While this has probably remained below the radar for many home owners, amendments to Regulation 68 47/1937 of the Deeds Registries Act which were published in January this year (2019) means that there’s a...

RnB Artist Tellaman Is Apple Music’s First Pan-African New Artist Spotlight

RnB artist Tellaman has been firing off hits in recent years and is well on his way to becoming a household name. Now he has been chosen by Apple Music as their first Pan-African...
Convicted child rapist and murderer Mortimer Saunders.

Child Rapist, Murderer Mortimer Saunders Denied Leave To Appeal

Child rapist and killer Mortimer Saunders has been denied leave to appeal his conviction and sentence.After hearing arguments in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, Judge Pearl Mantame, who last year found Saunders...
Wolfgat Restaurant is situated directly at the Atlantic ocean and serves meals foraged from the wild shore.

Tiny SA Beach Restaurant Crowned Best Of The World

A tiny beach restaurant in an isolated South African fishing village was named the best in the world on Monday.Chef Kobus van der Merwe, who did not begin to cook seriously until he was...
Former ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize.

ANC Accepted Bosasa Millions For Years

Former ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has admitted that the party accepted donations from Bosasa despite public allegations of corruption, including paying bribes for tenders shrouding the Krugersdorp-based firm.Mkhize made the admission after being...
Racism is still very present in South African schools.

Racism Is Still Rife In SA Schools; What Can Be Done About It

It’s 2019, almost 25 years into South Africa’s democratic dispensation, and racism is still playing out in the country’s schools.Most recently, a primary school teacher was accused of separating children according to race. Elsewhere, a...
SA Strikes

New Measures To Bring Order To Strikes

By Johan Olivier & Lizle Louw, Partners at Webber Wentzel & specialists in employment law A new code of good practice governing various aspects of strike action came into effect on 1 January 2019. It...
Venezuela's opposition leader and self-declared acting President Juan Guaido.

Trump To Venezuelan Military: ‘Support Guaido Or Loose Everything’

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, or stand to "lose everything," as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro's refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid.Bringing in...
Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni.

Mboweni Under Huge Pressure Over Wednesday’s Budget Speech

Mboweni will make his maiden Budget speech in the National Assembly on Wednesday afternoon and is under huge pressure.He’s expected to unveil details of the government’s rescue plan for Eskom. But strained public finances, a...
Largest Refugee Camps in Africa

Africa Top10 News

One of the Largest Refugee Camps in Africa has an Environmental CrisisCommunities have clashed over natural resources following the arrivals of refugees from South Sudan and DRC. The cutting down of millions of trees has...
The Gloria Coal Mine in Mpumalanga

Rescue Operation At Gloria Coal Mine Delayed Due To Faulty Generators

Rescue and recovery operations at Gloria coal mine in Mpumalanga have hit another snag - this time with faulty generators which supply power to ventilators underground.More than 10 people died following a gas explosion at...

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