Budget 2018 tax clock: Check how much you pay every day
21 February 2018, 4:04 PM
The Budget 2018 speech has been delivered on Wednesday by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. Do you know how much of your work day is spent paying taxes?
Use OpenUp’s Tax Clock tool to find out how many hours you spend on government services and where your money may be going.
Note: Approximations are based on VAT and personal income tax as per the 2018 budget. VAT calculation assumes all disposable income is spent on standard rated (15%) items.
Boxing champions, legends face off in Limpopo
27 December 2017, 7:11 PM
Boxers Rofhiwa “War Child” Maemu and Jeffrey Mathebula will face Tshifhiwa “Spider” Munyai and Cassius Baloyi respectively in a tournament in Limpopo on Friday.
Maemu is the current WBA Pan African featherweight champion and African Boxing Union (ABU) featherweight champion. Mathebula, who has three championship titles to his name, is coming out of retirement to fight Baloyi.
In this video, Maemu and Mathebula discuss their upcoming bouts as well as their plans for 2018:
SABC warns public of false representation on social media
22 December 2017, 2:40 PM
It has come to the SABC’s attention that a company is publishing unauthorised use of its content on social media platforms.
The SABC distances itself from it and does not endorse it.
The public is advised to exercise caution should they come across it on social media.
Zuma appeals state capture ruling
22 December 2017, 12:45 PM
President Jacob Zuma has filed papers seeking leave to appeal a full bench of the High Court in Pretoria’s ruling that he’s too conflicted to appoint the judge to head the state capture probe.
The court ruled in the judgment on 13 December that Zuma be held personally liable for the costs.
It said he must set up the judicial inquiry into state influence-peddling within 30 days. However, Zuma argues in papers lodged today that the ruling intrudes on the separation of powers doctrine.
15 December 2017, 12:17 PM
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