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SA’s small businesses taking centre stage


The 2016 tax collection success in which the South African Revenue Service (SARS) broke through the R1 trillion ceiling is proof that South Africa’s small business sector is beginning to take its rightful place as the engine room of South Africa’s economy. Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says SARS ...

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Schoolchildren clinging to taxi caught on camera


A taxi overloaded with pupils from Hoërskool Cillie was caught on camera by a concerned motorist in Sydenham in Port Elizabeth last week. Roy Thompson‚ who witnessed the incident‚ told The Herald he had followed the taxi for some time to take photographs. Several other traffic violations also occurred within ...

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PnP HR officer ‘calls coloured mense lazy


The remarks were allegedly made in the presence of former police detective, who took the matter up with Pick n Pay’s head office. A Pick n Pay worker has been labelled a racist after allegedly calling coloured mense lazy. The human resources officer at the retail giant’s Tyger Valley store ...

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PE couple due in court over child p-ornography


The case against a Port Elizabeth couple accused of being part of a syndicate that distributed images of babies being abused will resume in the city’s magistrate’s court on Tuesday. A 33-year-old man and 22-year-old woman from Westering are alleged to be part of an international child p-ornography ring that ...

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Bogus airtime crooks get caught


Fraudulent airtime worth R5 million was seized in Springs on Monday by the Ekurhuleni metro police department (EMPD) tracing unit and public order police. According to EMPD spokesman Clifford Shongwe, three Somali nationals aged between 23 and 26 were arrested for illegally manufacturing the airtime. “The suspects confessed that they ...

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