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Treasury says rising risks have resulted in the decision to lower the local currency debt rating. ( )

SA Treasury welcomes S&P's ratings decision

Treasury has welcomed a decision by ratings agency Standard and Poor's to affirm the long term foreign currency debt rating at BBB-.

SA to commemorate Madiba's death on Monday
Friday 2 December 2016 21:38
SA to commemorate Madiba's death on Monday
Friday 2 December 2016 21:38

South Africa

SA to commemorate Madiba's death on Monday

Friday 2 December 2016 21:38

It's almost three years since former President Nelson Mandela passed away.

Africa

S Sudan president accuses opposition of creating war

Friday 2 December 2016 21:24

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir says his former Vice President Riek Machar has no place in the country as long as he continues to destabilise the country through war.

World

Move to name Paris street after Steve Jobs has leftists up in arms

Friday 2 December 2016 20:52

A proposal to name a street after the late Apple Inc chief executive and co-founder Steve Jobs has divided the leftist city council of a Paris district.

Politics

DA score card fails North West provincial govt

Friday 2 December 2016 18:47

According to the DA’s yearly assessment, the provincial cabinet has failed to bring services to the public and are concerned with putting their personal interests first.

Business

SA Treasury welcomes S&P's ratings decision

Friday 2 December 2016 21:53

Treasury has welcomed a decision by ratings agency Standard and Poor's to affirm the long term foreign currency debt rating at BBB-.

Science

Ex-drug executive Shkreli congratulates Australian students

Friday 2 December 2016 21:29

Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli has congratulated a group of Australian students who reproduced the active ingredient for a life-saving, anti-parasitic drug.

Lifestyle

Court bars "Prophet Doom" from spraying congregants with insecticide

Friday 2 December 2016 17:36

A South African pastor who sprays his congregants with insecticide to supposedly cure their ailments has been ordered to desist by health authorities pending a court appearance.

Sport

Banyana Banyana finished fourth in the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations.
Banyana finish 4th in Africa Women Cup of Nations

Friday 2 December 2016 20:55

Banyana Banyana finished fourth in the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations held in Yaounde, Cameroon.

Opinion

Boredom, alienation and anxiety in the maths classroom? Here’s why

Friday 2 December 2016 06:49

The quest for appropriate teaching and learning practices for children and young people is ongoing and ever present.

MTBPS

Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers his Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement on the 26th October 2016.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

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