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‘We are getting weaker’: ANC

‘We are getting weaker’: ANC

The ruling ANC admits that ‘it faces declining fortunes’ amid internal squabbles, money politics, corruption and poor performance in government.

Government - By Staff Writer | 24 March, 2017
Challenging Zille has nothing to do with free speech and censorship: law expert

Challenging Zille has nothing to do with free speech and censorship: law expert

Constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos says that holding Western Cape premier Helen Zille accountable for what she tweets – even if it means she gets fired – has little to do with freedom of speech and censorship.

Government - By Staff Writer | 24 March, 2017

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How Mercedes Agility can benefit you this Easter

How Mercedes Agility can benefit you this Easter

Everyone wants travelling peace of mind for their Easter getaway while doing it in style and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class offers you just that – and more.

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5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

The ANC continues to fight itself from within; Helen Zille will not go quietly despite angering DA leaders; the State Security Agency is allegedly protecting a key suspect in the Chief Justice break-in; and stakeholders play the blame game in South Africa’s chicken crisis.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 24 March, 2017
How much it will cost to send your kids to school in Steyn City

How much it will cost to send your kids to school in Steyn City

Residents of Steyn City – the multi-billion mixed-use lifestyle development in the north of Johannesburg – will be able to send their children to a private school from 2018.

Lifestyle, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 23 March, 2017
This is what a new R100 million SA government school looks like

This is what a new R100 million SA government school looks like

The MEC for Infrastructure Development has formally handed over the Mokone Maruping Primary School to the Community of Braamfischerville – a new R98 million government school in the heart of Soweto.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 23 March, 2017
South Africans are some of the most hard-working in the world

South Africans are some of the most hard-working in the world

New employment data shows that South African workers are some of the most hard-working in world, with discretionary effort levels double that of the global average.

Business - By Staff Writer | 23 March, 2017
Special unit created as Pretoria land grabs spiral out of control: report

Special unit created as Pretoria land grabs spiral out of control: report

The DA’s City of Tshwane has confirmed the formation of a dedicated unit to fight off land grab claimants, as the number of land grab incidents continues to spiral out of control in the area.

Government - By Staff Writer | 23 March, 2017
Meet the ‘Boere Buffett’: South Africa’s newest dollar billionaire

Meet the ‘Boere Buffett’: South Africa’s newest dollar billionaire

Founder and chairman of PSG Group, Jannie Moutone has been listed as the newest dollar billionaire in South Africa by Forbes in its annual Billionaire List for 2017.

Business, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 23 March, 2017
Rand hits 20-month best level vs the dollar

Rand hits 20-month best level vs the dollar

The rand touched its best level against the US dollar for 20-months in trade on Thursday, amid encouraging local data.

General - By Staff Writer | 23 March, 2017
Joburg mayor Mashaba is the real Donald Trump of the DA: legal experts

Joburg mayor Mashaba is the real Donald Trump of the DA: legal experts

Analysts and legal experts have accused Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba of channeling US president Donald Trump in using fear and discrimination to go after undocumented immigrants in the city.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 23 March, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Helen Zille will face the music for her colonialism tweets next week; a South African on the ground describes the UK’s worst terror attack in decades; only one airline out of SA will be affected by Trump’s electronics ban; and Pick n Pay is cutting prices on thousands of products.

Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 23 March, 2017
South African cities ranked as some of the cheapest in the world

South African cities ranked as some of the cheapest in the world

While Singapore has retained its title as the most expensive city in the world, two South African cities feature on the cheaper side of The Economist’s cost of living index.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 22 March, 2017
Why you are paying so much more in property levies in 2017

Why you are paying so much more in property levies in 2017

South Africans who already enjoy sectional title living may have noticed a steep increase in their monthly levy in 2017 – now those flocking to complex-style living need to beware this rising ‘hidden cost’ as well.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 22 March, 2017
5 bizarre Cape Town by-laws that have finally been dropped

5 bizarre Cape Town by-laws that have finally been dropped

The City of Cape Town has officially repealed 306 outdated by-laws as a means of reducing red tape.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 22 March, 2017
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