Manyi resigns BBC post

Manyi resigns BBC post

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The Progressive Professionals' Forum (PPF), which is allied to the governing African National Congress reports that "despite rife media speculation, most of which are driven by our known poor journali…
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1 hour agoManyi resigns BBC post
Commission raids JHB market

Commission raids JHB market

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On Thursday morning March 23, the Competition Commission searched the premises of nine fruit and veg…
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1 hour agoCommission raids JHB market
SA home affordability improves

SA home affordability improves

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For both credit-dependent as well as cash home buyers, the home affordability picture continued to i…
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2 hours agoSA home affordability improves
Coalition metros pass budgets

Coalition metros pass budgets

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Fears that the EFF would use its muscle to frustrate the budget processes in those municipalities it…
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Treasury limits local tariff increase

Treasury limits local tariff increase

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The National Treasury has adjusted tariff increase limit to 6.4% for 2016/17. Alderman Clive Keegan,…
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3 days agoTreasury limits local tariff increase

Manyi resigns BBC post

The Progressive Professionals’ Forum (PPF), which is allied to the governing African National Congress reports that “despite rife media speculation, most of which are driven by our known poor journalism which is based on sensationalism and melodramatic phenomena for profit maximization”, its wants to “overemphasize” that PPF president’s resignation as an office bearer of the


Commission raids JHB market

On Thursday morning March 23, the Competition Commission searched the premises of nine fruit and vegetable market agents in Johannesburg‚ whom it accuses of running a cartel to undercut the prices of their competitors. The raid involves a search and seizure operation that is part of the investigation into the conduct of the cartel that


SA home affordability improves

For both credit-dependent as well as cash home buyers, the home affordability picture continued to improve in the fourth quarter of 2016. The improvement started earlier in 2016. Both of our two main affordability measures showed a mild decline in the fourth quarter, implying some home affordability improvement. FNB property analyst John Loos reports
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Coalition metros pass budgets

Fears that the EFF would use its muscle to frustrate the budget processes in those municipalities it controls in coalition with the Democratic Alliance did not materialise at the end of February, when the Tshwane, Johannesburg and Nelson Mandela Bay councils adopted their mid-financial-year adjustment budgets. Alderman Clive Keegan, editor of the SA Local Government


Treasury limits local tariff increase

The National Treasury has adjusted tariff increase limit to 6.4% for 2016/17. Alderman Clive Keegan, editor of the SA Local Government Briefing reports
 
24 March 2017 – Municipalities will be required to justify all tariff increases above 6.4%, says the National Treasury in its second circular designed to guide councils in the preparation of


Nersa proposes 1.88% tariff hike

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has proposed a  1.88% municipal electricity tariff increase from 1 July 2017. SA Local Government Briefing editor Clive Keegan reports

24 March 2017 – The National Energy Regulator has recommended a 1.88% increase in municipal electricity tariffs from 1 July.
Municipalities wishing to increase