Finance minister Tito Mboweni said national treasury has no plans to boost income tax, corporate tax or VAT even as the coronavirus decimates the nation’s finances.
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TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod is joined by Africa Data Centres CEO Stephane Duproz for a discussion on the company’s recent acquisition of Standard Bank’s Samrand data centre.
Africa Data Centres is acquiring Standard Bank’s giant data centre facility in Samrand, north of Johannesburg, for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is subject to the approval of the competition authorities.
Vodacom is suing Absa for losses of at least R1.2-billion it claims it incurred due to an alleged unauthorised payment from the operator’s accounts to Tanzania’s tax agency last year. It’s also demanding R4.3-billion under a guarantee signed between the parties.
Standard Bank will soon begin moving its operational SAP banking systems onto the Microsoft Azure cloud platform as it looks to create what it calls an “always-on bank”.
A R1-billion smart electronics factory in East London, Yekani Manufacturing, is seeking business rescue in an effort to avoid being liquidated, according to a newspaper report on Wednesday.
A major electronics manufacturing facility in East London, which until recently made decoders for MultiChoice, faces possible liquidation after it reportedly failed to make repayments on a R200-million loan.