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South Africa to increase spending on health insurance to R3bn by 2021/22

20th February 2019 South Africa will increase spending on its National Health Insurance programme at an average annual rate of 36.6 percent, from R1.2-billion in... 

SA budget deficit to widen, government borrows R1.2bn a day

20th February 2019 South Africa’s budget deficit is expected to widen to 4.5 percent of gross domestic product in the 2019/20 fiscal year from 4.2 percent in 2018/19,... 

Mboweni to challenge public protector on her findings on Treasury DG

20th February 2019 Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is potentially on a collision course with President Cyril Ramaphosa after announcing that the finance ministry would... 


Budget frees up R1.8bn for urgent land reform projects

20th February 2019 The national budget allocates R1.8-billion for 262 priority land reform projects over the next three years, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced... 

Eskom transmission arm to be set up by mid-year - Mboweni

20th February 2019 The unbundling of Eskom will begin with the setting up of a transmission company with its own independent board by the middle of the year,... 

Eskom board chairperson to testify at State capture commission

20th February 2019 Jabu Mabuza, board chairperson at Eskom, will on Friday testify at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. Evidence leader Advocate Vincent... 

Ramaphosa calls on traditional leaders to promote free and fair elections

19th February 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday called on South Africa's traditional leaders to play an active role in encouraging citizens in rural areas to... 

Dirco boosts manpower to ensure South Africans based abroad vote

19th February 2019 The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) on Tuesday briefed International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on the ongoing logistical... 

Hawks decline to act on suspect payment to ANC Youth League – DA

19th February 2019 The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) have confirmed in a letter that they have declined to prosecute former African National... 

Makhura 'not telling the truth on e-tolls' – Msimanga

18th February 2019 Gauteng Premier David Makhura is tiptoeing around the e-tolls issue, Democratic Alliance member of the provincial legislature Solly Msimanga said... 

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