New bill to help municipalities charge owners developing property

2020-01-08 20:07

National Treasury has released a new draft law that will standardise the fees municipalities charge for new property developments.


2018-06-06 10:30

POPULAR comedian Sipho Ntuli has been accused of failing to settle his bill at Blackwhole Fashion Lounge in Mamelodi West, Tshwane.

US passes bill to speed deployment of self-driving cars

2017-09-07 10:26

The US has passed a bill to speed the deployment of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology.

Vodacom hefty bill shocker puts a damper on user's Christmas

2016-12-21 16:13

Despite having a R2 000 soft cap to his account, a Vodacom client has been slapped with R7 000 bill. He is one of a string of customers suffering from what has been termed bill shock.

Parliament 'obliged' to finalise Fica before holidays - Casac

2016-12-07 07:09

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution has pressed Parliament to finalise the Finance Intelligence Bill before the legislature adjourns.

And the bills poured in

2015-12-31 12:00

Hilton residents could not help laughing when they saw their water ­accounts this week after a glitch in ­uMgungundlovu’s billing system ­resulted in some receiving accounts amounting to millions of rands.

Roaming bill shock costs Fin24 users thousands

2015-10-15 11:11

Travelling Fin24 users have told their woes of roaming cellphone bills that cost them thousands of rands.


NHI budget plans 'no longer affordable' - Treasury

2019-10-30 16:42

While no solid plans have been laid out for the funding of the National Health Insurance, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says Treasury is in ongoing discussions with the Department of Health.

Cape Town is changing the way it charges for power because its residents are using too little electricity. Here’s what it will mean for power bills.

2018-04-20 08:57

From July Cape Town wants to impose a new way to bill for electricity. But though the changes look complex, our math suggests the actual impact is just about zero.

Kaapstad to Kolkata: Uber user racks up massive bill

2017-03-10 06:02

A Cape Town Uber user was recently shocked to find his account had been drained by the cab-hailing service, which debited him over R3 000 for an 8 250km trip to India.

Crazy Uber bill: Glitch blamed for Philadelphia woman's $28 639 charge

2016-12-21 08:23

Ride-hailing giant Uber is blaming a computer glitch for overcharging a "handful" of customers, including one Philadelphia woman whose bank blocked an attempt to charge her more than $28 000.

‘Honest glitch’ behind million rand bills

2016-01-04 11:52

The uMgungundlovu district municipality has apologised to residents who received ridiculously exorbitant water bills last week.

Help pours in for Miss Burger

2015-11-17 12:14

In an extraordinary act of human ­kindness, more than R20 000 was raised by former Linpark High School pupils for their Afrikaans teacher, Barbie Burger (79), after she was left with an enormous utility bill last week.

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