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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.

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Call on private sector to help fight Ebola

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.


Special economic zone for SA's plantinum belt

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.


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.


SA team develops HIV monitoring tool

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.


The Cape Wheel, Mantis, Forever Wild partner to save rhinos

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 Wilderness Foundation.

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