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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is firm against fighting any form of political pressure.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is firm against fighting any form of political pressure.

Why Gordhan’s silence on SA’s nuclear option is a good sign

Friday 24 February 2017 07:20

South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech.

Why Gordhan’s silence on SA’s nuclear option is a good sign

Friday 24 February 2017 07:20

South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech.

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45% tax increase described as a good thing

Thursday 23 February 2017 12:30

Economist Gilad Isaacs has welcomed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's announcement that those who earn more than R1.5 million annually will be taxed 45% of their personal income.

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Budget 2017: To do great things is difficult

Wednesday 22 February 2017 08:31

With a mandate few leaders would have the courage to take on; all eyes will be on Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan as he presents his second Budget Speech since his re-appointment.

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'Budget speech needs to allay fears, boost confidence’

Tuesday 21 February 2017 07:00

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech is expected to be punctuated by a handful of attention-catching announcements.

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Sinking of SS Mendi, a story of sacrifice and courage

Monday 20 February 2017 12:36

The commitment of the SA Native Labour contingent to fighting in World War 1 and ultimately sinking with the SS Mendi ship a hundred years ago is a story of courage, sacrifice and tragedy.

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Rising sea temperatures are shaping tropical storms in Southern Africa

Friday 17 February 2017 07:31

A tropical storm named Dineo has swept in from the Indian Ocean, causing extensive flooding as it hit landfall in Mozambique.

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‘Bank collusion a global phenomenon’

Thursday 16 February 2017 10:21

The Commission says it has been investigating price-fixing in the trading of currency involving the rand since April 2015.

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The odd meaning of ‘radical economic transformation’ in SA

Thursday 16 February 2017 07:31

The only thing radical about SA’s ruling party’s understanding of “radical economic transformation”, a commentator once suggested, is its use of the word ‘radical’.

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How to curb HIV? Educate religious leaders - researchers

Wednesday 15 February 2017 21:12

Educating the world's religious leaders could encourage millions more men to undergo circumcision and reduce the rate of new HIV infections.

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"Chaos in parliament a reflection of what is happening in the country"

Wednesday 15 February 2017 08:00

Director at the Allan Gray Centre for Leadership Ethics, Pedro Tabensky, says the state of Parliament shows a disenchantment with the current political order, a betrayal of SA by the ruling party.

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