New medicines law will change rules on medical devices.

When the amendments to the Medicines and Related Substances Act come into operation, it will result in significant changes to the regulatory regime currently in place. According to guidelines issued by the department of health and Medicines Control Council (MCC), the new regulations will apply to the manufacturing, importing, exporting and distribution of medium- and […]
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What is Zuma’s master-plan with the reshuffle of the Cabinet?

This is a power show by President Jacob Zuma who clearly believes he has enough power in the NEC and low enough risk of a Parliament split to be removed. As expected PGxit occurred as Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas were removed in an open attack on Treasury. The reshuffle is designed to […]
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The Letter From Ahmed Kathrada To Jacob Zuma

Dear Comrade President Zuma, I have agonised for a while before writing this letter to you. I am just a rank-and-file member of my ANC branch. However‚ even before the ANC opened its membership to non-Africans in 1969‚ I was involved in the activities of the ANC‚ the South African Indian Congress‚ the SACP and […]
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Zille is not backing down over colonialism tweet she made !!

After taking flak for 12 days about her tweets on colonialism‚ a defiant Helen Zille refused to back down in the Western Cape legislature on Tuesday. After a fiery speech in her own defence‚ the premier received a standing ovation from DA colleagues. But acting ANC leader Khaya Magaxa‚ who brought the motion for the […]
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Zuma’s new excuse for SA’s problems “White monopoly capital”

The rising talk about ‘white monopoly capital’ as an obstacle to economic inclusion in South Africa is a red herring. The call for radical economic transformation has grown louder following President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address. Accompanying these calls is a line of argument that says “white monopoly capital” is to blame […]
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Kathrada family embarrasses Zuma, officially bars president from funeral.

It is difficult to understand why such malicious blockade would be set against the number one citizen of a Country. In a statement released a short while ago the president has reiterated that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the government delegation to the services. President Jacob Zuma says he will not be attending Ahmed […]
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What is going to happen to our Economy now … Zuma tells Communist Party Gordhan is out

Johannesburg – South African President Jacob Zuma told senior leaders of the South African Communist Party that he plans to fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The rand plummeted. Zuma told officials from the party, which is allied to his ruling African National Congress, during a meeting […]
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A Glympse Into History: South African Flags – The Inconvenient Truth And Unknown History

  HISTORY The inconvenient and unknown history of South Africa’s national flags HERE’s  another interesting back of the chappie gum wrapper fact – Guess which is the correct South African flag South Africans fought under during WW1?  Bet most people will think of the old “Orange White and Blue” South African flag, but that would be […]
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Rian Malan On Zille Tweet: South Africa Wounds Too Raw For Colonial Truth. Brilliant.

South Africa’s gifted Rian Malan is a peerless writer. And the bestselling author’s contribution to the debate around Helen Zille’s controversial colonialism tweet is up to his world-class standards. He reminds us that socially-inflicted wounds take generations to heal, especially when they were violently enforced. Such was the antagonism even three quarters of a century after […]
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Tax claims for your Medical Expenses

Putting in a claim for your medical expenses can be tricky when filing your tax returns. I’d like to know if one can claim for medical expenses: 1. If medical aid doesn’t cover for the expenses paid; and 2. What if medical aid is exhausted and I pay out of my pocket, can I claim […]
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