September 2020 – “New legislations” South Africa

Legislative process - Parliament, as the national legislature, considers draft pieces of legislation in order to exercise its power to make laws.    A draft piece of legislation (called a Bill) must formally be submitted to Parliament before Parliament can consider making it a law. Most Bills are prepared by government departments under the direction… Continue reading September 2020 – “New legislations” South Africa

Limpopo, South Africa – China deal

It was reported in Noseweek that Ramaphosa personally signed the deal on his visit to China in October 2019.    There was a thought or question, was this recklessness, a measure of the government’s desperation?  As standard practice, the labour to construct and run the multiple power stations and smelters (tax free) will be Chinese. … Continue reading Limpopo, South Africa – China deal

ABW concentration camps – Rudie Rousseau ea

Hoe ver is Engeland vanaf die punt van Kaapstad? - en dit om te kom oorlog maak teen die Boere vir hul minerale in die grond.   Ander aanvalle is geloods voor hulle die Boere geteiken het in die twee onafhanklike Boere republieke.  Boer vroue en kinders is gedwing om hul huise en eiendomme/plase te verlaat… Continue reading ABW concentration camps – Rudie Rousseau ea

Mysterious seeds from China or … ?

  “Do not plant seeds from unknown origins,” the USDA urged in a statement.    The mysterious, unsolicited packages of seeds supposedly being sent from China to homes across America, Canada, UK, and other countries –  may be invasive species and could be tied to a fake product review scam, police and officials are saying.     *… Continue reading Mysterious seeds from China or … ?

draft SARS legislation 2020

National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) published the 2020 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (Draft TLAB), and the 2020 Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill (Draft TALAB) for public comment at the end of July. While the two bills address a number of issues – including changes to carbon taxes and export… Continue reading draft SARS legislation 2020

Illegal dumping and hotspots in South Africa

  Dis hoe die nasionale blomme in Suid-Afrika lyk.      "Spesiale Groentes groei  met 'n spoed en kan enige tyd afgepluk word.   Katte kan ook sommer kleintjies kry".     Oral is inwoners verseker trots op hul blommewêreld wat hul geskep het, want die " groentes " wat aangeplant is, kos hulle niks nie en… Continue reading Illegal dumping and hotspots in South Africa

British colonial empire in Africa (SA) – Rhodes and BSAC

  Gold and diamonds.    The British South Africa Company (BSAC or BSACo) was established following the amalgamation of Cecil Rhodes' Central Search Association and the London-based Exploring Company Ltd which had originally competed to exploit the expected mineral wealth of Mashonaland but united because of common economic interests and to secure British government backing.… Continue reading British colonial empire in Africa (SA) – Rhodes and BSAC