United Nations : The ten elected non-permanent members (E10) of the UN Security Council pushed the five permanent members (P5) to reach a compromise and got an unanimous vote on a resolution ordering a 30-day ceasefire “without delay” in Syria to allow humanitarian aid to reach areas under siege. After two days of delays and several postponements, Russia and the three western permanent members — Britain, France and the United States —
Now that the dust has settled on Budget 2018, the following is a snapshot of the latest income tax amendments carried out. Some topics such as the proposed 10% tax on long term gains etc. have not been included since we have already dealt with the same in considerable detail in past columns.