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Budget 2017 spending at a glance

Budget 2017 spending at a glance

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced a number of spending areas that are aimed at boosting economic activity and growth across different sectors of the economy.

Finance - By SA News | 22 February, 2017
How much more you will be paying for alcohol and cigarettes in 2017

How much more you will be paying for alcohol and cigarettes in 2017

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan took a hard stance on sin tax in Wednesday’s Budget Speech in the National Assembly.

Lifestyle - By SA News | 22 February, 2017
What Gordhan said in his 2016 Budget

What Gordhan said in his 2016 Budget

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is expected to tell South Africans that the economy remains strong and resilient enough to overcome the current economic challenges.

Finance - By SA News | 22 February, 2017
Gauteng enters “second wave” of empowerment

Gauteng enters “second wave” of empowerment

The Gauteng Government has entered into the “second wave” of empowerment which will ensure that black businesses and township enterprises become more sustainable by participating in the other sectors of the economy.

Government - By SA News | 20 February, 2017
Brace for tropical cyclone Dineo in SA on Friday

Brace for tropical cyclone Dineo in SA on Friday

South Africa is bracing itself for an approaching Tropical Cyclone Dineo which made landfall last night in Inhambane, southern Mozambique.

Government - By SA News | 17 February, 2017
SA government issues tropical cyclone Dineo warning

SA government issues tropical cyclone Dineo warning

The South African government has called on communities to be on high alert and take precautions ahead of tropical cyclone “Dineo’s” arrival in the country later today.

General - By SA News | 16 February, 2017
Ministers react to SONA 2017

Ministers react to SONA 2017

With President Jacob Zuma making bold announcements on radical economic transformation in his State of the Nation Address, Ministers believe the interventions are a call to action for government to make the economy inclusive.

Government - By SA News | 10 February, 2017
Road Accident Fund resumes payments

Road Accident Fund resumes payments

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) has resumed payments to claimants, service providers, stakeholders as well as caregivers who were affected by the delays in payment following the attachment of the RAF’s bank account by the Sheriff of the Court.

Motoring - By SA News | 8 February, 2017
Eskom terminates 6 coal transportation agreements following an investigation

Eskom terminates 6 coal transportation agreements following an investigation

Eskom has terminated six coal transportation agreements following an investigation.

Energy - By SA News | 6 February, 2017
Presidency outraged by Madonsela’s comments

Presidency outraged by Madonsela’s comments

The Presidency says it is outraged by utterances made by former Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela in a television interview that she is being “targeted” by President Jacob Zuma.

Government - By SA News | 5 February, 2017
Eskom’s Ingula Unit 3 comes into commercial operation

Eskom’s Ingula Unit 3 comes into commercial operation

Unit 3 of Eskom’s Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme has been brought into commercial operation, adding 333 MW to the electricity grid.

Energy - By SA News | 31 January, 2017
Warning: tougher water restrictions hit Cape Town in February

Warning: tougher water restrictions hit Cape Town in February

The City of Cape Town has approved the implementation of tougher water restrictions on the use of potable water for non-essential use.

Lifestyle - By SA News | 27 January, 2017
Transnet says its locomotive acquisition programme is on track

Transnet says its locomotive acquisition programme is on track

Transnet has dismissed reports suggesting its locomotive acquisition programme is in tatters.

General - By SA News | 25 January, 2017
Eskom has turned the corner – Minister Brown

Eskom has turned the corner – Minister Brown

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has expressed support for Eskom’s debt recovery strategy.

Energy - By SA News | 24 January, 2017
Health department hits back at DA claims its collecting private information

Health department hits back at DA claims its collecting private information

The ministry of health says its plans to develop a benefits registry through information requested from the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) is not to collect personal or private information, as the Democratic Alliance (DA) claims.

Government - By SA News | 24 January, 2017
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