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The latest statistics show that the single largest source of tax revenue is personal income tax.
The latest statistics show that the single largest source of tax revenue is personal income tax.

Tax revenue to exceed R1-trillion in 2015/16

Friday 9 December 2016 16:25

Recent statistics released by SARS and National Treasury indicate tax revenue will amount to approximately 1.07 trillion in the 2015/16 financial year.

Tax revenue to exceed R1-trillion in 2015/16

Friday 9 December 2016 16:25

Recent statistics released by SARS and National Treasury indicate tax revenue will amount to approximately 1.07 trillion in the 2015/16 financial year.

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Africa should be worried about the expanding tropics

Friday 9 December 2016 12:29

In school, we learnt that the tropical zone is defined as the hot region of our planet – between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

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The UK won’t easily find post-Brexit trade partners in Commonwealth

Thursday 8 December 2016 07:12

Since the so-called Brexit, there has been a resurgence in the importance of the Commonwealth to the UK.

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The Gambia keeps dream of deepening democracy in Africa alive

Wednesday 7 December 2016 07:23

The year ends with a gust of transformational winds blowing over the Gambia and Angola, raising hopes that Africa’s democracy project is not as dead as it is feared to be.

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Decline in demand for electricity may have been reversed

Tuesday 6 December 2016 20:16

Recent figures released by StatsSA shows that in 2016 electricity production peaked in July.

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South Africa avoided dreaded junk status

Tuesday 6 December 2016 06:57

The whole economically-aware population of South Africa is celebrating that the three main ratings agencies held off on junking the country’s financial reputation in the past two weeks.

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Trump: What are consequences for African economies?

Monday 5 December 2016 21:46

Donald Trump’s election as US President is likely to make the world’s biggest economy more inward-looking, more protectionist and acting more unilaterally in global affairs, writes William Gumede.

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Understanding overcrowding in South African prisons

Monday 5 December 2016 08:11

South Africa has inadequate capacity to safely and securely house the number of offenders in the country.

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Can South Africans be friends across ‘racial’ boundaries? Yes and no

Saturday 3 December 2016 19:15

It is possible for genuine interracial friendships to exist between South Africans of different race but, for that to happen there is still work to be done.

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Boredom, alienation and anxiety in the maths classroom? Here’s why

Friday 2 December 2016 06:49

The quest for appropriate teaching and learning practices for children and young people is ongoing and ever present.

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