Daily Archives: August 14, 2013

Zuma urges women to participate in the economy

Bushbuckridge: President Jacob Zuma has encouraged women to participate actively in the economy as entrepreneurs and as workers depending on their choice and circumstances.

Speaking at the National Women’s Day commemoration held at Thulamahashe Stadium …

Calls for harsh punishment for sea polluters

Pretoria: The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is calling for harsher penalties to be imposed on sea polluters in order to protect fishery living resources around the country’s seashore.

The call follows the …

KZN, Public Protector sign investigation protocol pact

Pretoria: KwaZulu-Natal Premier Dr Zweli Mkhize and Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela have signed a protocol agreement, setting out clear procedures and timelines on how investigations against HODs and MECs will be handled.

The agreement, …

Pius Langa’s role in advancing women’s empowerment

There is an old African proverb that says “when an old man dies, a library burns to the ground”. An elder was referred to as a library because he held the knowledge, history, wisdom and …

Two million tax returns filed so far

Pretoria: The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has recorded over two million income tax returns by 9am this morning.

This compares favourably with the 1 840 834 returns submitted in the same period last year.…