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Understanding Controlled Foreign Companies rules

This legislation is used to tax people in one country who have shares in a company in another country.

Fireproofing your thatched roof

Gill, Adele and Dick gave me a call to see the proposed development site on their 5 000ha game farm near Vryburg.

Lesotho and SA farmers face similar challenges

I was reminded recently that many of the challenges faced by our country’s farmers are, if not universal, at least shared by others in Southern Africa.

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5 cottage designs to choose from

Dear Jonno I am situated in Aliwal North, and want to construct a one- bedroom cottage of 36m² (6m x 6m), similar to the one...

Wine-tasting cellar & pub with a view

A client, Peter, is keen to add public facilities to his lodge in the White Mountain area of the Central Drakensberg. His plan is...

Special Economic Zones: well worth considering

The incentives offered by Special Economic Zones offer substantial benefits for companies and local communities.

A stylish wedding venue in KZN

Dear Jonno I am looking to build a wedding facility in my hometown in KwaZulu-Natal. I would like the establishment to have a restaurant or...

Earth in overdraft

In 2016, Earth Overshoot Day, also known as Ecological Debt Day, fell on 8 August. This is the day of the year when human demand for natural resources surpasses what...

Haley, 3245

Lovely arty woman in her early 40s, but still feel 30, looking for a friend in the Hilton, KZN area. I’m independent, have dark...

Missing a farmer in KZN, 3245

I am in my 60s, very pretty, short, independent, love making jams and pickles, and enjoy reading. I love the country life, cooking and...

Traditional yet modern farmhouse

Dear Jonno We recently bought a 120ha farm in the southern Western Cape, and are looking to construct a farm-style house with a modern interior....


Minimal coronavirus impact for cross-border banana farmers

To date, border closures and limitations on movement as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) global pandemic have had minimal impact on South African farmers with operations in Mozambique.
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