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Brian Molefe has been sworn in as an ANC MP: report

Brian Molefe has been sworn in as an ANC MP: report

Ex-Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has been sworn in as a Member of Parliament representing the ANC of the North West Province.

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

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget has been received quite well, though critics are not happy with the 45% super tax on the wealthy; and Zuma’s supporters are unashamed, undeterred and hell-bent on building a R6 million statue in his image.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 23 February, 2017
Transnet executive suspended after tender report

Transnet executive suspended after tender report

A senior Transnet executive has been put on special leave following a News24 report on a R10 million tender the state-owned company awarded to the executive’s former boss.

Government - By News24Wire | 22 February, 2017
A space has “opened up” in finance committee as Molefe prepares to be sworn in

A space has “opened up” in finance committee as Molefe prepares to be sworn in

ANC MP, Makhosi Khoza, has confirmed that she is being moved out of her position on parliament’s standing committee on finance following rumours that incoming MP Brian Molefe will act as competition to current finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

Government - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
The incredible gifts Malema, Ramaphosa and other politicians received over the last year

The incredible gifts Malema, Ramaphosa and other politicians received over the last year

Parliament has released the register of members’ interest for 2016, detailing the incredible land, trips and gifts that South African politicians have legally declared over the past year.

Government - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
Government ordered to reverse decision to pull out of the international criminal court

Government ordered to reverse decision to pull out of the international criminal court

The North Gauteng High Court has ruled that government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) without Parliament’s approval is unconstitutional and invalid.

Government - By News24Wire | 22 February, 2017
‘We will not allow white people to be demonised’ – Solidarity

‘We will not allow white people to be demonised’ – Solidarity

Trade union Solidarity has launched a campaign to highlight what it believes is selective racism in South Africa.

Government - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
Watch: South Africa shows off its military power

Watch: South Africa shows off its military power

In 2012, President Zuma proclaimed that 21 February each year will be observed and commemorated as Armed Forces Day.

Government - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
Where you can watch the Budget 2017 live

Where you can watch the Budget 2017 live

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan will deliver his 2017 Budget speech today at 14h00 – this is where you can watch the address, live.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

All eyes are on finance minister Pravin Gordhan as he prepares to deliver his 2017 Budget speech; Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille faces expulsion from the DA; and Telkom may be looking at buying Cell C, according to Bloomberg.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
South Africans among the most heavily taxed people in the world

South Africans among the most heavily taxed people in the world

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan is under pressure to find an extra R28 billion in tax revenue – which is likely to come out of the pockets of South Africans who are already among the most taxed people in the world.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
De Lille being investigated, not suspended – DA

De Lille being investigated, not suspended – DA

Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille’s office on Tuesday denied that she had been handed a letter of expulsion by the DA.

Government - By News24Wire | 21 February, 2017
Zuma’s security is shopping for a fleet of new luxury SUVs: report

Zuma’s security is shopping for a fleet of new luxury SUVs: report

The DA has condemned the wasteful expenditure of the SAPS’ Presidential Protection Unit following reports that the unit is shopping for new cars despite a current reported expenditure of over R1.26 billion in the last year alone.

Government - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
Zuma defends multi-million rand statue in his likeness

Zuma defends multi-million rand statue in his likeness

President Jacob Zuma has reportedly defended the building of a multi-million rand statue of his likeness in the North West, saying it would “serve as a monument to record history”, according to the DA.

Government - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
Molefe to be sworn in as MP on Budget Speech day

Molefe to be sworn in as MP on Budget Speech day

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe will be sworn in as a Member of Parliament on Wednesday.

Government - By News24Wire | 21 February, 2017
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