Daily Archives: February 24, 2017

TAX SYSTEM MUST BE “REDISTRIBUTIVE”, SAYS SOUTH AFRICAN FINANCE MINISTER

CAPE TOWN, South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the country’s tax system has to be “redistributive” in character if the country is to usher in radical socio-economic transformation.

The Minister said this during a dialogue with captains of industry, …

The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park and Conservation Area expands its conservation area

The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park and Conservation Area Trilateral Ministerial Committee Meeting was held in Maputo on 24 February 2017 to take stock of the progress and endorse the further implementation of the activities in the GLTP as coordinated through …

Directive issued by the Department of Environmental Affairs to address environmental impacts associated with operations at Interwaste’s FG landfill site

The Green Scorpions from the national Department of Environmental Affairs initiated an investigation at the FG landfill site during February 2016. This process resulted in a criminal investigation where a number of samples and documents were seized. In addition, investigations …

IN DROUGHT-HIT SOUTH AFRICA, RECENT RAIN BRINGS RELIEF, BUT ALSO FLOOD HAVOC

PRETORIA, While the recent rains have brought much relief to drought-hit South Africa but substantially increasing water levels at dams, the flooding the rains bring has caused havoc in parts of the country.

The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional …