#budget2018 – Government Must Shoulder the Burden, Not Poor South Africans

[DA] The DA has gone into lockdown for the next four hours where we will be combing through the Budget 2018 to identify any proposed budget items that may negatively impact poor South Africans, especially any potential tax increases like VAT.

[DA] The DA has gone into lockdown for the next four hours where we will be combing through the Budget 2018 to identify any proposed budget items that may negatively impact poor South Africans, especially any potential tax increases like VAT.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Budget 2018 – Gigaba Can Avoid Tax Increases and Make R112 Billion Available

[DA] The following was presented today by the DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane MP, and DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Finance, Alf Lees MP, ahead of the Main Budget 2018, tomorrow. Please find the Main Budget Preview here.

[DA] The following was presented today by the DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane MP, and DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Finance, Alf Lees MP, ahead of the Main Budget 2018, tomorrow. Please find the Main Budget Preview here.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senate President ‘Banned’ From Parliament

[Swazi Media] Swaziland’s Senate President Gelane Zwane has been ‘banned’ from attending parliament for up to two years because she is a widow in mourning. Minister of Labour and Social Security Winnie Magagula has met a similar fate.

[Swazi Media] Swaziland's Senate President Gelane Zwane has been 'banned' from attending parliament for up to two years because she is a widow in mourning. Minister of Labour and Social Security Winnie Magagula has met a similar fate.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

NGO Sets Aside Over U.S.$445 Million for Education, Child Protection

[Daily News] WORLD Vision Tanzania is intending to spend at least 1.32trn/- (about 585.7 million US dollars) to improve education, health and child protection in Dodoma in the next five years.

[Daily News] WORLD Vision Tanzania is intending to spend at least 1.32trn/- (about 585.7 million US dollars) to improve education, health and child protection in Dodoma in the next five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

SAPS Clean-Up – Scopa Hears of ‘Millions’ Mooted As IPID Flushes Out the Mess of the Mangaung ‘Shadow State’

[Daily Maverick] How did a convict sentenced in 1996 to 10 years for robbery with aggravated circumstances find himself floating around the ANC’s elective conference in Mangaung in 2012, flush with a cool R50-million aimed at stoking factional battles …

[Daily Maverick] How did a convict sentenced in 1996 to 10 years for robbery with aggravated circumstances find himself floating around the ANC's elective conference in Mangaung in 2012, flush with a cool R50-million aimed at stoking factional battles in the ANC? Continuing the tradition at Nasrec in December 2017, pressure was also allegedly placed on the SAPS to launder spend R45-million to buy votes. Details of this and other horrors of the Shadow State were revealed by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Summons Briton Over Controversial Tigo Share Sale

[Daily News] COURT of Appeal has summoned a Briton, James Russell Bell to the hearing of application on controversial sale of MIC Tanzania Limited’s 13bn/- shares to Golden Globe International Services Limited.

[Daily News] COURT of Appeal has summoned a Briton, James Russell Bell to the hearing of application on controversial sale of MIC Tanzania Limited's 13bn/- shares to Golden Globe International Services Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Brand SA Retains Hope of Economic Recovery

[CAJ News] BRAND South Africa is confident of the country’s economic revival under the administration of President Cyril Ramaphosa. The organisation is buoyed by the president’s recent State of the Nation Address.

[CAJ News] BRAND South Africa is confident of the country's economic revival under the administration of President Cyril Ramaphosa. The organisation is buoyed by the president's recent State of the Nation Address.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa