The silent taxodus

Something in me wants to reach out and give a hug to our well-meaning and indefatigable Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, each time I hear him repeat to an audience of the converted that there is a looming possibility of government failing yet again to reach its tax revenue collection targets at the end of the [...]

2018-09-13T08:46:44+02:00September 12th, 2018|

Zuma recall highlights country needs versus party priorities

GIVEN the length of time it has taken the ANC’s highest decision-making structure, its national executive committee (NEC), to recall President Jacob Zuma, it is clear that there is either a loud and vociferous minority of Zuma defenders who still agree with his repeated claim that he has done nothing wrong  - despite all the [...]

2018-02-14T10:53:00+02:00February 14th, 2018|

Why KPMG should fall

A PART of me would like to muster the necessary ubuntu to sympathise with people who argue that KPMG should not be allowed to fall as a result of bad conduct by, ostensibly, only a few senior consultants.  Accordingly, it would not be fair to make the claimed 95% of the KPMG employees, who apparently [...]

2017-10-04T09:14:57+02:00October 4th, 2017|
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