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24 February 2017
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Government to proceed with the introduction of a sugar tax
2017 BUDGET
South African consumers of sugar-sweetened drinks are set to feel the impact of the proposed sugar tax later this year as the relevant legislation is finalised for Parliamentary approval. The...
 
 
Justice minister says South Africa still intends to quit the ICC
POLITICS
South Africa's government still plans to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Wednesday, after a court ruled that it was unconstitutional...
 
 
Treasury agrees, in principle, to substantial capital injection for SAA
2017 BUDGET
The National Treasury on Wednesday announced it had agreed, in principle, to a substantial capital injection into troubled South African Airways (SAA); however, it could not confirm the amount or...
 
 
Revised Carbon Tax Bill to be tabled by mid-2017
2017 BUDGET
The National Treasury on Wednesday said it expects to provide further clarity on the Carbon Tax after Parliament considers the proposed environmental tax on the emission of carbon dioxide, and its...
 
 
Treasury says investor confidence in Sanral improves
2017 BUDGET
Despite ongoing uncertainty surrounding fee collection for the much-contested e-tolling of certain Gauteng freeways by the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), the National...
 
 
 
 
Gordhan weaves growth into radical economic transformation vision
2017 BUDGET
A growing economy makes more rapid transformation possible, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan argued in a 2017 Budget address set against the backdrop of sluggish economic performance, ongoing...
 
 
Molefe brings hope to toiling masses says ANCYL
POLITICS
Former Eskom chief executive and soon to be African National Congress (ANC) member of parliament, Brian Molefe, brings hope to the toiling masses, the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL)...
 
 
New top tax bracket emerges amid revenue underperformance
2017 BUDGET
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced a new top personal income bracket of 45% for taxable incomes above R1.5-million in his 2017 Budget address as part of tax proposals designed to raise the...
 
 
DA condemns xenophobic violence in Gauteng
VIOLENCE
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday condemned the recent xenophobic violence in Gauteng following reports of scheduled attacks and protests. Over the past few weeks, Rosettenville residents...
 
 
We are not a government mouthpiece - SABC
POLITICS
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) says it has never been a mouthpiece of the government of the day, that it has the right to set its own editorial policy, and that it was not biased...
 
 
March not aimed at kicking Gordhan out – Nehawu
POLITICS
The National Health Education and Allied Workers' Union's (Nehawu) march to Parliament to hand over a list of demands to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has nothing to do with political infighting,...
 
 
We won't meet deadline on social grants – Dlamini
GRANTS
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has insisted that everyone will be paid their grant come April 1, despite telling MPs that her department would not be able to make the deadline on...
 
 
HSRC launches fifth HIV study
HEALTH
The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) on Wednesday said in a statement that 60 000 South Africans would be approached to participate in the country’s fifth HIV and Health study. The 2017 HIV...
 
 
SA government appeals to citizens and foreign nationals to stop incitement of violence
VIOLENCE
The South African government on Wednesday appealed to “all people” to refrain from comments that can deliberately incite the public to commit acts of violence. In a statement the Justice, Crime...
 
 
Trade union Solidarity acts on ‘selective’ sanctions for racism
POLITICS
Trade union Solidarity on Wednesday said it had launched a major three month campaign that will culminate in the submission of a collective complaint to, among others, the International Human...
 
 
 
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