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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
South African companies can donate cash to the Ebola Response Fund or offer goods
and services to help fight the spread of Ebola in East Africa.
A special economic zone is to be established in the Rustenburg platinum belt in the
North West to help develop industries that use the precious metal, such as jewellery,
catalytic converters and fuel-cell technology, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies
announced last week.
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.
An innovative electronic register that monitors patients on treatment for HIV and
tuberculosis developed by the University of Cape Town is being picked up by other
countries across the world, including Mozambique, Vietnam and Pakistan.
Visitors to The Cape Wheel will be able to contribute R5 to save the rhino, thanks to a
partnership between the popular tourist destination, Mantis Collection and the
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