New Dawn Holdings financial troubles attributed to fraud by seven key former employees, late payments from customers and staff exodus from the Prophesy division to Simeka BSG.
(IT Web, 14 December 2006)
SA’s non- farming sector created 73000 jobs in Q3
Official job less rate is estimated at 25.6%
SA Government wants to cut unemployment by 50% by 2014
(Business Day, 12 December 2006)
Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva won a case of unfair dismissal against presidency and is now barred by Essop Minister in the Presidency from being employed in any state department. No comment from Pahad at this stage. Mkhwanazi-Xaluva’s lawyers preparing to contest Pahad’s affidavit.
(City Press, 9 December 2006)
The rise and fall of Vuyani Ngalwana (Pension Fund Adjudicator) from March 2004 to date. His prominence came on the back of retirement annuity cases.
He was the Financial Mail’s newsmaker of 2005. His battle with the life industry, Treasury, FSB and government is covered in this detailed article.
The full article is free for a month and thereafter only available to subscribers.
( Financial Mail, 8 December 2006)
Nine of Jozi’s Council senior managers get top marks in annual performance assessments to share R1million in performance bonuses
(Sunday Times, December 2006)
Norman Mashabane is found guilty of sexual harassment and leaves his position as political adviser to Limpopo Premier Sello Moloto
(IOL, 12 December 2006)
Christmas party abruptly postponed after camel devours their food and beer
(IOL, 6 December 2006)
Travel allowances & deductions, the difference between tax evasion & avoidance and measures taken by SARS to combat fraud
(Moneyweb, 3 December 2006)