Business to Increase Social Pacts

South Africa’s private sector will next year intensify engagements with the government and labour for more “social pacts” to “restore industrial peace”, help avoid strikes and grow the economy faster to create jobs, Business Unity South Africa (Busa) CEO Nomaxabiso Majokweni said in an interview on Wednesday. The past two years have been particularly challenging […]

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South Africans Welcome Mandela’s Return Home From Hospital

Journalists and South Africans have flocked to former South African president Nelson Mandela’s home in Johannesburg following his release Sunday from a Pretoria hospital. Mandela spent 85 days there after being admitted on June 8 for a recurring lung infection. While many South Africans are breathing a sigh of relief, some have questioned why the […]

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Indian delegation studying provincial tax system of South Africa

A 32-member delegation representing various states of India is currently studying South Africa’s provincial tax system to assess if it can be implemented back home. Delegation leader A R Rathore said India is introducing reforms in its tax system, for which authorities need to research and consult widely. “The empowered committee of finance ministers from […]

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