Tsogo Sun: Silverstar revamp to cost R480m
Tsogo Sun was investing R480 million to refurbish the Silverstar complex on the West Rand and the new entertainment facilities were expected to come on stream by August next year, the company said yesterday. Read more
Tax cheats under EU microscope
Tax cheats big and small were under the microscope in Brussels yesterday, as EU leaders gathered at a summit to discuss tax evasion amid a fresh scandal involving computing giant Apple. Read more
Apple paid no taxes on $74bn profit – Senate
US Senate scrutiny of Apple’s tax strategies has turned the spotlight on a unit with $30 billion (R285bn) in profit since 2009 that is incorporated in Ireland, controlled by a board in California, and does not pay taxes in either place. Read more
Police minister welcomes Victoria Phiyega
Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has welcomed Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega as the new National Commissioner of Police.
Die minister van polisie, Nathi Mthethwa, het die aanstelling van Victoria Phiyega as die nuwe kommissaris van polisie verwelkom. Read more
City Press gives in to Zuma picture request
City Press editor Ferial Haffajee says the publication will remove the picture of the controversial portrait by Brett Murray from its website, which depicts President Jacob Zuma in an offensive manner. Die redakteur van die City Press, Ferial Haffajee, sê die koerant gaan die foto van President Jacob Zuma van sy webtuiste verwyder “om uit die spervuur te bly”. Read more
Zuma lawyer in tears
After a heated argument with the defence, the advocate presenting the ANC’s case on why the “offensive” painting of Jacob Zuma in the Goodman Gallery should be removed broke down into tears and the case was postponed.
Die advokaat wat die saak stel om die naakportret van Jacob Zuma uit die Goodman Galery te verwyder het vanmiddag in trane uitgebars en die hof het die saak uitgestel. Read more
Full bench hears Zuma painting case
A full bench of the South Gauteng High Court is already in session to hear an African National Congress (ANC) application regarding the portrait depicting President Jacob Zuma in an offensive manner.
‘n Vol bank van die Hooggeregshof in Gauteng hoor die saak aangaande die “naakportret” van President Jacob Zuma en honderde ANC ondersteuners wag buite die hof. Read more
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