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Cautionary Tale of Tax Incentives for Cigarette Makers from Zambia

Tobacco companies are zeroing in on one of the last global markets still ripe for exploitation: the African continent.Much of the tobacco leaf and some of the manufactured cigarettes produced on the continent are exported. These exports ...

Joburg Post·6 months ago

"Progress" Made in Reducing SA's Public Servants' Wage Bill

Public servants qualifying to take early retirement from the public service before they reach the age of 60 have until the end of September to do so. This was revealed by Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu in a writt...

Joburg Post·5 months ago

South Africa's Unemployment Rate Jumps to 29%, the Worst Since 2008

SA's official unemployment rate jumped to 29% in the second quarter of the year, the highest jobless rate since the start of 2008. The unemployment figures were published by Stats SA on Tuesday morning. The country's unemployment rate wa...

Joburg Post·5 months ago

South Africa’s Finances Are In Bad Shape. It’s Running Out of Time to Fix Them

South Africa’s public finances are in a perilous state. There are four main reasons for this. First, economic growth is low or non-existent. Second, tax revenue collection is repeatedly below forecasts. Third, debt levels have risen rapi...

Joburg Post·4 months ago