Tax On Sugary Beverages to Be Implemented On Legal Nod

[News24Wire] Government proposes to implement a tax on sugary beverages as soon as the necessary legislation is approved by Parliament and signed by the president, according to the Budget Review.

[News24Wire] Government proposes to implement a tax on sugary beverages as soon as the necessary legislation is approved by Parliament and signed by the president, according to the Budget Review.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dividend Tax Hiked to 20%

[News24Wire] To reduce the difference between the combined statutory tax rate on dividends and the top marginal personal income tax rate, government is increasing the dividend withholding tax rate to 20%, effective from February 22 2017.

[News24Wire] To reduce the difference between the combined statutory tax rate on dividends and the top marginal personal income tax rate, government is increasing the dividend withholding tax rate to 20%, effective from February 22 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Kiir Vows ‘Unimpeded’ Aid to Famine Victims

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has announced a national dialogue initiative in a move to unite the people of South Sudan and to alleviate famine and hunger due to the ongoing drought.

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has announced a national dialogue initiative in a move to unite the people of South Sudan and to alleviate famine and hunger due to the ongoing drought.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Bad Management, Finances Still Plague SOEs

[News24Wire] Operational inefficiencies, poor procurement practices, weak corporate governance and failures to abide by fiduciary obligations have plagued many of South Africa’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs), said Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in hi…

[News24Wire] Operational inefficiencies, poor procurement practices, weak corporate governance and failures to abide by fiduciary obligations have plagued many of South Africa's state-owned enterprises (SOEs), said Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his 2017 Budget Review.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ruling Party Youths Hold Clean-Up Campaign

[The Herald] Zanu-PF youths yesterday celebrated President Mugabe’s 93rd birthday in style after they carried out a “21st February Movement” clean-up campaign in Harare in honour of the revolutionary leader.The youths were led by the Zanu-PF secretary …

[The Herald] Zanu-PF youths yesterday celebrated President Mugabe's 93rd birthday in style after they carried out a "21st February Movement" clean-up campaign in Harare in honour of the revolutionary leader.The youths were led by the Zanu-PF secretary for Youth Affairs Cde Kudzai Chipanga. Cde Chipanga promised them 8 000 residential stands in Manyame.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Diamonds Now in State Hands – President

[The Herald] President Mugabe has said some diamond mining firms that refused to partner the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company because they wanted to make money for themselves, are free to leave.Speaking in a wide-ranging interview with ZBCTV on Mo…

[The Herald] President Mugabe has said some diamond mining firms that refused to partner the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company because they wanted to make money for themselves, are free to leave.Speaking in a wide-ranging interview with ZBCTV on Monday night, President Mugabe said the diamond mining industry was now in the hands of the State.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country Struggling to Attract Investments – Gordhan

[News24Wire] Weak business confidence in South Africa and low profitability weigh on investment flows, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said in his 2017 Budget Overview.

[News24Wire] Weak business confidence in South Africa and low profitability weigh on investment flows, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said in his 2017 Budget Overview.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa