#News24 ICYMI: Tax shock for locals overseas, that Zuma tender, Jansen takes on academics

2017-07-20 18:59

Cape Town - South Africans who live overseas may face a massive tax shock, more tender irregularities uncovered, and Jonathan Jansen takes on academics. Here are some stories you may have missed today.

Double tax may be on the cards for South Africans who work overseas.

If planned new legislation goes through Parliament, South Africans who work overseas could be taxed locally for foreign earnings from March 1 2019. Read the full story here.

Zuma appointed construction company ahead of tender process - Nkandla hearings

President Jacob Zuma appointed construction company Moneymine Enterprises long before the department of public works was involved in the Nkandla tender process, the Nkandla disciplinary hearing heard on Thursday. Read the full story here.

Jonathan Jansen (File, Conrad Bornman, Netwerk24)

IN FOCUS - Jonathan Jansen:  Hold academics accountable

"When somebody puts on the table a term like radical economic transformation, I expect social scientists to say, wait, let's unpack this. What does this mean? We just swallow the stuff," says Jonathan Jansen.

Read his thoughts here.

LATEST: Zim govt overrun budget by nearly $1bn

The Zimbabwean government overran its 2016 national budget by close to $1bn, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.

Read the full story here.

Surprise cut in SA's interest rates

SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago announced on Thursday that the Monetary Policy Committee has decided to cut the interest rates.

Read the full story here.

Ray Phiri
Ray Phiri (File, Gallo Images)

SA says goodbye to a legend

Jazz legend Ray Phiri was buried in Mpumalanga today. Phiri died on Wednesday, 12 July at the age of 70. The musician suffered from lung cancer.

See pictures from his memorial here.

Worried about your sinuses? Maybe you should be...

Here's how sinusitis can lead to brain swelling:

Sinusitis is more than just having a cold and feeling snotty. In extreme cases it can lead to brain swelling and death

Find out how here.

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