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CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

WHAT IS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE AND WHEN IS IT NECESSARY? In an interview with the Guardian, Al Gore said “Civil disobedience has an honourable history, and when the urgency and moral clarity cross a certain threshold, then I think that civil disobedience is quite understandable, and it has a role to play.

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ACTIVE CITIZENRY

What is active citizenry? We believe that “active citizenship” is the act of people going beyond their day-to-day lives, participating in various activities trying to make a difference in other people’s lives, eventually impacting society as a whole…

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TAX ABUSE

Understanding tax abuse The abuse of taxation can be seen through two lenses, that of the taxpayer – business and individuals and that of the recipient – Government and how they apply and spend the taxes received.

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WHY TRUST

WHY TRUST IS IMPORTANT IN GOVERNANCE TRUST – The social glue required for effective Governance The extent of citizen disengagement with a nation’s leadership, is a factor of the level of trust that the people have in the government’s ability to take the nation to new heights of Prosperity.

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From the Eskom Knowledge Centre

WHO IS ESKOM?

Eskom is South Africa,s electricity supply company, generating +- 95% of South Africa’s electricity and +- 45% of Africa’s electricity. Eskom has as an electricity supply entity, distributes electricity to various users and distrubutors.

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WHO IS NERSA?

South Africa’s National Energy Regulator authorised as a juristic person in terms of Section 3 of the National Energy Regulator Act, 2004 (Act No. 40 of 2004) to be the regulator of South Africa’s electricity.

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From the E-Tolls Knowledge Centre

WHAT IS E-TOLLING

Why OUTA is challenging SANRAL’s irrational and unreasonable e-Tolling of Gauteng’s Freeways.

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From the E-Tolls Knowledge Centre

THE FUEL LEVY

What is the big deal? Doesn’t tolling generate revenue for road maintenance.

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From the E-Tolls Knowledge Centre

THE COURT CHALLENGE

OUTA and its members have embarked on a course of legal action to challenge the e-Toll implementation.

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You cannot raise taxes while the bucket is leaking

Our government’s leaking tax bucket is a crisis, what makes it worse are the incessant tax increases while corruption and maladministration run rife. We have to speak out and this video does just that.

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