Yearly Archives: 2016

OUTA WELCOMES NEW SANRAL CEO’s INCLUSIVE APPROACH

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has welcomed a recent media release by Mr Skhumbuzo Macozoma, the new CEO at SANRAL, stating that SANRAL will be “looking to achieve a balanced funding portfolio with fuel tax based revenue as well… Get more

ESKOM’S NUCLEAR ARROGANCE WILL BE CHALLENGED

Outa has expressed shock and outrage at Government’s extreme cynicism and profligacy in its approach to the nuclear related court proceedings in Cape Town on Tuesday. The case, brought by Earth Life Africa (ELA) and the South African Faith Communities… Get more

NUCLEAR ENERGY WILL NOT EMERGE – FOLLOWING IRP2016 INPUT

Following input provided by numerous entities at Wednesday’s Integrated Energy and Resource Plan (IEP and IRP) draft documents, OUTA believes the rationale for any plans to introduce Nuclear energy into South Africa’s electricity grid has been removed.

The Organisation Undoing… Get more

OUTA Objects to Flawed Energy IRP Public Engagement Process

OUTA has written to Minister of Energy, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, objecting strongly to the rushed and defective public engagement process for comment on the IRP (Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity).

While the Department of Energy (DOE) have given notice of… Get more

Three years of e-Toll Failure

Despite being in operation for 3 years on 3rd December 2016, and much longer if one adds in the “ready for launch” dates presented by SANRAL in 2011, Gauteng’s e-toll scheme has failed dismally to live up to its… Get more

Sanral misleads SCOPA on their true financial situation

On 29th November, during a heated debate, Mr David Ross, a SCOPA committee member, directed a question at SANRAL on whether they are misrepresenting their true financial situation and possible insolvency, by reflecting their outstanding debt of over R7bn (which… Get more

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