Thu Feb 23 09:21:47 CAT 2017

Four cabinet ministers who snubbed Pravin Gordhan during Budget 2017

Members of Parliament from the Economic Freedom Fighters and the Democratic Alliance found common ground in the House during the Budget 2017 address by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Gordhan's shot in the arm for lower-end property market

First-time homebuyers could find themselves thanking Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan‚ with analysts anticipating more people could join the property market following an adjustment in the transfer fee threshold.

Eskom suspends electricity interruptions - temporarily

Glowing Hanging Light Bulb - Stock image After seven days of limited interruptions to eMalahleni and Msukaligwa Municipalities due to non-payment‚ Eskom has announced a temporary suspension.

Executive protecting itself at expense of the vulnerable‚ says DA

The Democratic Alliance on Wednesday accused the country’s executive of being more concerned about its own protection than about victims of crime.

Gordhan praised for budget that balances calls for transformation with precarious fiscal reality

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his Treasury team have been praised for delivering a budget that balances calls for transformation with SA’s precarious fiscal reality.

Bittersweet reaction to Gordhan’s remarks on sugar tax

The consumption of sugary and fizzy drinks has steadily fallen in the United States for the last 11 years.
©rez-art/ Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s promises to have further consultations before the sugar tax is implemented has industry delighted.

Patients not abandoned during nurses’ march

“Nurses have not abandoned their patients.”

Three bust for illegal possession of abalone worth R2.5m

Members of Cape Town’s K9 unit and officials of the Department of Agriculture‚ Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) seized abalone worth R2.5 million and arrested three men on Wednesday after investigating a suspicious vehicle.

JMPD seize kat‚ crystal meth and dagga in raid in Lenasia

After receiving tip-off from the community in Lenasia‚ the Johannesburg Metro Police Department’s (JMPD) K9 unit and members from the South African Police Service had arrested seven suspects in the area for possession and dealing of drugs‚ the city’s MMC for Safety‚ Michael Sun‚ said on Wednesday.

Man killed and nickel worth R6m stolen in Wadeville heist

A gang of about 15 men murdered an elderly man and made off with nickel worth more than R6 million in a robbery at the Lauds Foundry Equipment premises in Wadeville‚ Ekurhuleni‚ on Wednesday morning‚ police said.

‘Daddy‚ come‚ come‚ come! The water is in the house’

Close-up of a puddle with rain drop ripples - Stock image  Jeremie Bukasa holds his hand up‚ raising it to nearly neck height as he illustrates just how much water he and his family had to wade through to get to safety in Newcastle‚ KwaZulu-Natal during flash flooding on Tuesday.

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Mom caught me having sex

Riky Rick snags invite to Gucci show in Milan

Dineo Moeketsi, Celeste Khumalo and Ayanda Thabethe sizzle at product launch (Photos)

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The High Court in Pretoria has found the government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) unconstitutional and invalid. How do you feel about this decision?