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NEW SOUTH AFRICAN TAX COULD SEE YOU PAYING MORE FOR NETFLIX AND OTHER INTERNET SERVICES

The National Treasury recently published an amended regulation for electronic services. The regulation – which has an effective date of 1 April 2019 – will impact international suppliers of services

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SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW VISA RULES TAKE EFFECT FROM 1 DECEMBER – HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The Department of Home Affairs has published an amendment to the Immigration Act which is set to have major implications for immigrants, tourism and the economy. The changes – which

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SOUTH AFRICA AND NIGERIA: A TALE OF RISING OPTIMISM?, BY RAFIQ RAJI

…there is reason to be optimistic. If, as is often argued, poor governance and corruption are the major constraints on Africa’s development, increased accountability and citizens’ engagement, owing to social

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ASYLUM SEEKERS CAN NOW APPLY FOR RESIDENCE VISAS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Constitutional Court ruling overturns Home Affairs directive If you are an asylum seeker and your application to be a refugee is refused, you are still allowed to apply for a

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JESUS WAS A REFUGEE

In South Africa, roughly 79% and in the US, 75% of people identify as Christians. In SA there are whispers of the Home Affairs department denying children born of illegal

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CONTROVERSIAL SKIN LIGHTENING CREAM LAUNCHED IN NIGERIA

Cameroonian singer Dencia has defended her controversial skin lightening product during its launch in Nigeria. The product was being promoted by model Blac Chyna at the event in Lagos. The

‘POLITICIANS HAVE FAILED US’: THE DESPAIR OF NIGERIA’S POOR

Ahead of Nigeria’s presidential elections next year, residents of informal settlements say they expect little to change. Lagos, Nigeria – Emita Dida, a widowed mother of six, has been living

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GROUNDBREAKING JUDGMENT FOR UNMARRIED COUPLES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Pretoria – Couples are no longer forced to say “I do” in a legal marriage to enable them to claim for loss of support and maintenance in the case of

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HERMAN MASHABA TO CLOSE DOWN ‘NOISY’ CHURCHES

Johannesburg – Illegal churches operating in the inner city and suburbs, causing disturbance to neighbouring communities, are to be closed down this festive season. At the official opening of the

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#BoothFest18 PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE BMW SANDTON

The press conference prior to the #BoothFest18 in Randburg, was held at the BMW Sandton, where the media and the fans had the opportunity to interact with the artists. It