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SA UNEMPLOYED ON THE RISE

SA UNEMPLOYED ON THE RISE

Government unlikely to reach 2030 target of reducing unemployment to 6%  Government is unlikely to meet its 2030 target of reducing unemployment to 6%.  Unemployment has soared to its highest level since 2008, standing at 26.7% in the first quarter of 2016, up 2.2% since…

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SONN WARNS PRESIDENT’S POWER DANGEROUS TO SA

SONN WARNS PRESIDENT’S POWER DANGEROUS TO SA

Struggle stalwart Dr Franklin Sonn yesterday warned that President Jacob Zuma had too much power and could push the country to the brink.  Sonn, with former Constitutional Court judge Albie Sachs, were keynote speakers at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s inaugural vice-chancellor’s public lecture. …

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A DEAL DOGGED BY CONTROVERSY

A DEAL DOGGED BY CONTROVERSY

The arms deal has dogged South Africa for almost its entire democratic era. Three months after the election of Thabo Mbeki as president in 2009, mayor Patricia de Lille, then a PAC MP, blew the lid off the arms deal by handing over her so-called…

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ARMS DEAL CRITICS LABEL SERITI COMMISSION A ‘WHITEWASH’

ARMS DEAL CRITICS LABEL SERITI COMMISSION A ‘WHITEWASH’

As the controversial arms deal’s original whistle-blower, Patricia de Lille, called for President Jacob Zuma’s head yesterday, other critics of the R70 billion defence procurement programme said the nearly 17-year-long saga had not reached its end.  The findings of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into…

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MORE PREVARICATION, NO JUSTICE

MORE PREVARICATION, NO JUSTICE

The Arms Deal saga isn’t over yet, say Paul Holden, Andrew Feinstein and Hennie van Vuuren  The Arms Procurement Commission’s findings were made despite mounds of evidence in the public domain and two individuals (Shabir Shaik and Tony Yengeni) being found guilty of criminal acts…

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HOUSING BACKLOG AT 521 000

HOUSING BACKLOG AT 521 000

Number increasing daily in Western Cape With housing a burning issue in Dunoon where protestors are angry over service delivery, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements has confirmed a backlog of at least 521 000 households in need of housing in the province. Of…

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METRORAIL SNARL-UP CONTINUES

METRORAIL SNARL-UP CONTINUES

Metrorail commuters were once again held up for up to an hour this morning on some lines as the train service prepared to go to court to get a temporary interdict against a strike by SATAWU members made permanent. There were long train delays, especially…

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WE HAVE A STATE OF CIVIC EMERGENCY

WE HAVE A STATE OF CIVIC EMERGENCY

Chamber says urgent steps needed to save Metrorail from collapse  Commuters faced another morning of train chaos and lengthy delays of up to two hours today following more acts of vandalism against embattled Metrorail, which the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has warned…

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URGENT ACTION PLAN NEEDED TO COUNTERACT METRORAIL VANDALISM

URGENT ACTION PLAN NEEDED TO COUNTERACT METRORAIL VANDALISM

Seventy-seven Metrorail carriages have been destroyed or badly damaged in Cape Town since the start of 2014 at a replacement or repair cost of well over R300 million. And that’s without counting the other railways’ infrastructure which has been wrecked. We’re averaging around three carriages…

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DEREGISTRATION OF COMPANIES AND CLOSE CORPORATIONS FOR NON-COMPLIANCE

DEREGISTRATION OF COMPANIES AND CLOSE CORPORATIONS FOR NON-COMPLIANCE

Below is the link to the official notice issued by CIPC in respect of deregistration of entities which did not comply with the annual return submission.  Effective date of final deregistration being end of May 2016.  CIPC Letter

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