Monthly Archives: October 2017

Dudu Won’t Be Missed

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) welcomes the Cabinet announcement that a new board has been approved for SAA and Dudu Myeni is finally fired.

OUTA believes that Myeni is at the core of SAA’s problems, has no ability as… Get more

SANRAL CONTINUES TO BULLY THE PUBLIC OVER E-TOLLS

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is concerned at SANRAL’s continued harassment and bullying tactics, through the issuing of demands and summons to motorists for non-payment of e-tolls.

“OUTA is currently receiving numerous calls from members of the public on… Get more

Save Our Economy & Give Eskom 0%, OUTA Tells NERSA

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) wants National Energy Regulator (NERSA) to prioritise saving the economy rather than granting Eskom a massive price increase.

“Eskom as it currently operates, cannot survive financially in any plausible future scenario and should be… Get more

OUTA finds NERSA approved secrecy on Eskom coal costs

The National Energy Regulator (NERSA) is still allowing Eskom to hide the crucial Eskom coal costs, which include the massively corrupt Gupta coal deals, in the revenue application document released for public comment.

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has… Get more

Stop Political Meddling in SABC Board Appointments

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) calls on President Jacob Zuma to appoint the new SABC board recommended to him by Parliament without further delay.

“We’re concerned that President Zuma is deliberately delaying the appointment of the new board for political reasons, leaving an unacceptable gap in governance at the SABC,” says Dominique Msibi, OUTA Portfolio Director for Special Projects.

The Portfolio Committee on Communications recommended 12 candidates to Parliament after going through a list of more than 300 applicants, assessing, shortlisting and interviewing candidates. The National Assembly approved the candidates on 7 September and the list went to the President for approval but has stalled there. At the weekend, the Presidency denied that there was any attempt to change the candidates, saying the delay was due to the need for “due diligence” and checking the candidates. Get more

OUTA Wants to See SANRAL’s Annual Report

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) notes with concern that SANRAL has missed the 30 September deadline for the release of its 2016/17 annual report and financial statements.

It’s not the only entity to have missed this deadline.

“State-owned entities… Get more

OUTA Launches Parliamentary Engagement Office

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has opened a Parliamentary Engagement Office in Cape Town.

This is part of OUTA’s strategic plan to protect citizens’ rights, influence government policy and challenge the abuse and waste of government resources. OUTA’s intention… Get more