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Judiciary to run South Africa's superior courts

Transferring staff and administrative functions attached to South Africa's superior courts to the Office of the Chief Justice is a move aimed at enhancing the judiciary's institutional independence, Justice Minister Michael Masutha announced this week.

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Thomas Moyane is SA's new taxman

Tax compliance is crucial if South Africa is to effectively serve the interests of its people - and Thomas Swabihi Moyane, newly appointed commissioner of SARS, promises that he will be working with the team to close up any existing loopholes abused by tax dodgers.


New body to regulate SA's legal practitioners

Legislation that allows for the establishment of the South African Legal Practice Council ​has been passed by President Jacob Zuma. The council aims to protect and inform the public, while also ensuring a transformed and independent legal profession.


Zuma pledges friendlier, more efficient public service

South Africa will put improved performance by the state, particularly the public service, at the core of how the government conducts business over the next five years, President Jacob Zuma said in his reply to debate on the State of the Nation address in Parliament on Friday.

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