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Things every female entrepreneur should know

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Remember the days when owning a business was merely a dream? All the goals you set yourself and the “when I start a business” conversations you had with like-minded friends – detailing exactly how you plan on making an impact in the community. And then, there was the day you …

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Stakeholders Are Taking Our Railway Lines Back

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) chaired a meeting of key stakeholders consisting of high level representatives from the South African Police Service (SAPS), Cosatu, Fedusa, the United National Transport Union (UNTU), the South Africa Transport Allied Workers Union (Satawu) and the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) …

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SANRAL committed to transformation

South Africa’s national road agency is going all out to make sure black businesses in the construction sector are supported by everyone involved. Macozoma said the roads agency was unwavering in its commitment to ensure inclusive participation of black South Africans in opportunities generated by SANRAL. The national roads agency …

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‘Eskom execs should pay back the bonus’

Recent exposés about fraud and corruption at Eskom should trigger a so-called gatekeeper clause that would see long-term bonuses reduced or even forfeited, says PFMA expert Advocate Ivan Herselman. Recent reports about corruption in the previous financial year should see them pay back bonuses that were awarded without knowledge of …

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Taxpayers get penalty surprises

 Several taxpayers have complained about receiving penalties for being non-compliant in the submission of tax returns for prior tax years. The penalties ranging between R500 and R2 000 have been issued mainly for the non-submission of returns, despite taxpayers claiming that they were not required to file tax returns. The …

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Mining Charter has already wiped out R50bn

 The proposed 2017 Mining Charter has already wiped out R50 billion of the market value of shares in listed mining companies in South Africa and could destroy the industry altogether, the Chamber of Mines has contended in court papers. The chamber’s urgent application to stop the implementation of the charter …

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