Rumblings of a Quiet Tax Revolt as Inquiry Launched

[Daily Maverick] R50-billion. That’s how much the government is currently missing in taxes. Announcing the establishment of an urgent inquiry into the cause of the hole in SARS’ revenue on Tuesday, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba suggested that one of t…

[Daily Maverick] R50-billion. That's how much the government is currently missing in taxes. Announcing the establishment of an urgent inquiry into the cause of the hole in SARS' revenue on Tuesday, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba suggested that one of the drivers may be "weakening tax morality". Many would say that the problems lie more within SARS and the economy than the tax base, but there have been rumblings for some years about a possible tax revolt by South Africa's increasingly disenchanted taxpayers. Does the shortf

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Escom Sets Up National Call Centre

[Nyasa Times] Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi ( ESCOM) has devised plans to set up National Call Centre in a bid to improve service delivery to its customers as well as align itself to international standards, Nyasa Times has learnt.

[Nyasa Times] Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi ( ESCOM) has devised plans to set up National Call Centre in a bid to improve service delivery to its customers as well as align itself to international standards, Nyasa Times has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Your Candidate Won With 37% Turnout, Jubilee Taunt Nasa

[Nairobi News] Kenyans on social media, led by leaders affiliated to the ruling Jubilee Party, are taking turns to scoff at the opposition’s victory in Tuesday’s Kitutu Chache Parliamentary by-election.

[Nairobi News] Kenyans on social media, led by leaders affiliated to the ruling Jubilee Party, are taking turns to scoff at the opposition's victory in Tuesday's Kitutu Chache Parliamentary by-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition’s Besigye Eludes Arrest After ‘Beating’ Police Security

[Monitor] Gulu -Former Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] presidential candidate Dr Kizza Beisgye has eluded arrest after escaping unnoticed from police officers in Gulu District.

[Monitor] Gulu -Former Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] presidential candidate Dr Kizza Beisgye has eluded arrest after escaping unnoticed from police officers in Gulu District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Soccer – Umodzi FC Geared for Upset Againt Moyale in FISD Cup

[Nyasa Times] Southern Region non-league quarter finalist and Nsanje based side Umodzi FC has said it is geared to frustrate TNM Super League Mzuzu based soldiers Moyale Barracks by knocking them out in the FISD Challenge Cup quarter final competition …

[Nyasa Times] Southern Region non-league quarter finalist and Nsanje based side Umodzi FC has said it is geared to frustrate TNM Super League Mzuzu based soldiers Moyale Barracks by knocking them out in the FISD Challenge Cup quarter final competition match which is set to be played played on Thursday at Kalulu Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

More Mnangagwa Allies Axed in Masvingo

[The Herald] Three ZANU-PF Members of Parliament (MPs) and five Central Committee members in Masvingo province are among almost 30 senior party members suspended for being part of a cabal that was working with ousted Vice President Cde Emmerson Mnangag…

[The Herald] Three ZANU-PF Members of Parliament (MPs) and five Central Committee members in Masvingo province are among almost 30 senior party members suspended for being part of a cabal that was working with ousted Vice President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa to undermine President Mugabe. Legislators Cde Paradzai Chakona (Zaka Central), Cde Robson Mavenyengwa (Zaka North) and Cde Mathias Tongofa (Chivi North) were served with prohibition orders barring them from participating in party activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe