Civil society group OUTA believe they have the evidence that will cost Zuma his job
It's a well-presented case. But much like a cockroach surviving a nuclear war, Jacob Zuma has repeatedly survived in this hostile political climate
Despite e-toll saga, Sanral won't go down the drain - minister
Despite challenges the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) is facing over e-tolls in Gauteng, the entity is performing well nationally, said Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi. The minister was delivering the performance review, based on the 2015/16 year, of 12 entities which fall within the department. These include Prasa, the Road Accident Fund and Airports Company South Africa, among others.
Sanral judgment a victory for Cape Town – De Lille
The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) should stop wasting taxpayers' money and concede that they have followed an unlawful process in trying to toll the N1 and N2 freeways in Cape Town, the city's mayor said on Thursday. "The City of Cape Town has won every round in court since we launched our review application on 28 March 2012 to set aside approvals that enable the South African National Roads Agency to toll sections of the N1 and N2 freeways in Cape Town," Patricia De Lille…
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Eskom a threat to SA’s economy, warns Outa
Eskom must be taken to task for its unacceptable conduct which is crippling South Africa’s ability to be a competitive and thriving economy, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse's (Outa's) energy specialist consultant Ted Blom charged on Friday. The civil action organisation said the public’s trust in Eskom has been rocked by sky-high electricity tariffs, without a corresponding increase in the kilowatt output of the utility
Outa ready to defend e-toll offenders in court
Anti-tolling lobbyist Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) said on Wednesday that it has “largely completed” preparations for its defensive challenge on behalf of Gauteng motorists summonsed for the non-payment of e-tolls. “Our action to defend our members has advanced on the back of significant additional and important information obtained over the past few years,” said Ivan Herselman, Outa’s director of legal affairs.
Outa slams 'dodgy' Sanral summonses
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has slammed the South African National Roads Agency's (Sanral's) legal strategy to issue summonses to motorists who have failed to pay their e-tolls. The civil action organisation, known for its opposition to e-tolls, said Sanral employed attorneys with “virtual offices” in contravention of Magistrates Court rules.
OUTA: SANRAL’s lawyers disobey court rules
SANRAL have issued thousands of summonses over the last few weeks against motorists, both in the High Court in Pretoria, and the Magistrates Courts in various districts around the country. OUTA has noticed some serious issues which are in direct contravention with the rules of the court and the tenets of the law society. These issues range from failing to issue case numbers on defendant’s copies of summons, using lawyers operating from “virtual offices,” making material mistakes on summonses…
Etoll discount extension was ‘predictable’ – Outa
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Friday said the extension of the e-toll 60% discount offer was “predictable and expected”. On Thursday the Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters granted an additional 10 working days extension for road users to take advantage of the e-toll 60% discount on the historic debt, from Friday, 6th May 2016 until Tuesday 17th May 2016.