Cape Town, 1 April, 2018 – The recent VAT increase will take its toll on low-income households, which often use most of their money on consumable goods.
Unions and NGOs say the planned review of zero-rated goods is necessary to offset the financial burden of the increase.
There are 19 basic food items that are not affected by the VAT increase.
They include brown bread, milk powder, maize meal and vegetable oil.
This list is meant to be a way of reducing the VAT burden on low-income consumers. Watch full story below.
Cape Town, 26 March, 2018 – eNCA’s special coverage on the public healthcare system in South Africa all day today on #DStv403. Painful lessons emerged from the Life Esideimeni tragedy. Forcing provincial health departments to up their efforts on oversight. In the Western Cape, a drive to license all facilities housing more than four patients, is underway to do just that. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, 21 March, 2018 – While many South Africans were commemorating Human Rights Day yesterday, a group of Capetonians took to the streets. Marching under the banner Land for the Living, marchers called for more urban land to be prioritised for affordable housing. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa filed this report. Courtesy #DStv403
Cape Town, 21 March, 2018 – Hundreds of people are expected to march through the Cape Town city centre today, demanding housing in urban areas. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa speaks to a Social Justice Collision member for more. Courtesy DStv403
Cape Town, 20 March, 2018- CRL Rights Commission came before Parliament, where the Mancoba Seven Angels Ministries in eNgcobo was discussed.The CRL chair Thoko Mkhwanazi Xaluva says she had warned Parliament about the church. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa was there.
Cape Town, 20 March, 2018 – The CRL Rights Commission will come face to face with Parliament today after blaming it for the Engcobo shooting. Five officers and an off-duty soldier were shot dead after a group attacked eNgcobo police station last month.
Cape Town, 19 March, 2018 – The Public Servants Association says the billions lost by the PIC, who manages the pension funds of civil servants, needs to be recouped. They want arrests and a complete overhaul of management at Steinhoff International Holdings. The PSA’s Tahir Maepa explains.
Cape Town, 19 March, 2018 – Today, eNCA is focusing on corporate corruption. Reporter, Pheladi Sethusa interviews Daniel Malan on how bad corporate governance contributes to corruption in the private sector.
Cape Town, 13 March, 2018 – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Zweli Mkhize has declared the water crisis a national disaster. The Western and Eastern Cape have already restricted water consumption considerably. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports. Previously seen on #DStv403
Cape Town, 01 March 2018 – Three quarters of MPs have backed land expropriation, which has been a cause for both celebration and concern. We take a look at some of the immediate stumbling blocks and profile a family that has bee trying to process a land claim for two decades. Watch full story here.