A study funded by Big Tobacco claims Sars is losing R7-billion in excise duties to cheap cigarettes – but new players say ‘Look at what British multinational BAT SA exports in profits.’
Ferial Haffajee is the editor-at-large for Huffington Post South Africa. She is the former editor-in-chief of City Press and Mail & Guardian.
... even as suspended Sars boss Tom Moyane gets dealt a body blow.
03/07/2018 04:22 SAST
'You can't make evidence disappear,' Nugent tells Tom Moyane as he rules against five of the submissions made by Advocate Dali Mpofu to the Sars inquiry.
02/07/2018 15:43 SAST
The euphoria has abated, but is the presidency already blighted? I’d argue not, but that it can feel that way.
26/06/2018 04:44 SAST
The search giant's algorithm increasingly runs our lives, yet it appears it can be manipulated by sites peddling racism or false information...
19/06/2018 04:23 SAST
This is how race rhetoric liberates online hate.
18/06/2018 10:54 SAST
The EFF's online army makes the Gupta bots look like amateurs.
18/06/2018 09:07 SAST
Arguably, this is the price of capture, both small and large, which gripped the power company as the Gupta family made it the epicentre of its project.
16/06/2018 12:34 SAST
A study finds that foreigners may be displacing jobless youth in starting small businesses, but an expert says the impact of foreign entrepreneurs is small.
12/06/2018 04:34 SAST
In the week after everyone said these were not important, I beg to differ.
11/06/2018 13:49 SAST
Treasury has long ago broken the so-called 'cappuccino effect' — in which companies have a few black people on top (the cinnamon) on an otherwise white leadership (the cream), with black people being the coffee at the bottom.
07/06/2018 05:20 SAST
As your power grows, does your responsibility?
06/06/2018 13:55 SAST
The state capture commission will start work in August.
24/05/2018 17:03 SAST
Cyril Ramaphosa joins a long list of presidents taking a cut in salary...
24/05/2018 04:54 SAST
Supra Mahumapelo leaves behind a broken province.
24/05/2018 04:41 SAST
Mahumapelo quit in what he called an “early retirement” – he is 49 years old and is known as the "Black Jesus" of North West.
23/05/2018 13:30 SAST
The party has identified four types of land that can be targeted for expropriation without compensation
22/05/2018 06:01 SAST
Now it belongs to the populism of the ANC head of elections, Fikile Mbalula, rather than to Ramaphosa's new dawn.
18/05/2018 11:59 SAST
The North West is in administration because the ANC has failed to deal with the problem of the provinces.
16/05/2018 07:45 SAST
But a nine-word text message could pose problems for the Cape Town mayor.
15/05/2018 17:01 SAST