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25 August 2016
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I can't stop Gordhan probe – Zuma
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma has "full confidence" in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, the Presidency said in a statement on Thursday. But he does not have the power to stop any investigations into any...
 
 
Govt should never have intervened in fees crisis – Jansen
EDUCATION
Outgoing University of Free State (UFS) Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen says the government's decision to institute a 0% fee increase at South African universities last year created the current...
Updated 3 hours ago
 
 
Warning statements taken from ex SARS officials
POLITICS
Warning statements were taken from former South African Revenue Services (Sars) official Ivan Pillay and Johann van Loggerenberg when they spent more than four hours with investigators from the...
Updated 4 hours ago
 
 
Cosatu 'not opposed' to early ANC election
POLITICS
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) is not opposed to an early African National Congress (ANC) elective congress, its general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali has said. Ntshalintshali...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
SA population balloons to 55.91m
POPULATION
South Africa’s population is estimated to be 55.91-million of which 51% are female, according to Statistics South Africa’s mid-year calculations. Announcing the figures at a media conference in...
Updated 4 hours ago
 
 
Ex-SARS duo mum on Hawks experience
POLITICS
After spending more than four hours in Pretoria central offices of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), better known as the Hawks, former South African Revenue Services (Sars)...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Future of law and justice in SA worrying, says Bizos
POLITICS
The use criminal prosecutions against targeted individuals in South Africa was a major cause for concern, renowned human rights activist Advocate George Bizos said on Thursday. “We’re concerned...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
Prepare for battles in DA municipalities – Cosatu
POLITICS
Workers should prepare for serious battles in Democratic Alliance-led municipalities, Congress of South African Trade Unions general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali told journalists on Thursday. "We...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
SA universities in financial crisis – DA
EDUCATION
At least 16 out of 26 South African universities are facing a financial crisis, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Thursday. A reply to a DA parliamentary question has revealed the extent of the...
Updated 4 hours ago
 
 
EFF betrayed us – Cosatu
POLITICS
The Congress of South African Trade unions (Cosatu) feels betrayed by the marriage between the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), president Sdumo Dlamini has told...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Safety dominates Sibanye results presentation as 125% profit surge takes back seat
PRECIOUS METALS
Top performing precious-metals mining company Sibanye Gold, dismayed by an uncharacteristic spate of mineworker fatalities, began its presentation of high-cash results for the half-year with a...
Updated 3 hours ago
 
 
Water restrictions loom with Vaal Dam levels critical
WATER
Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the North West could face water restrictions, with dam levels currently critical, the Water and Sanitation Department said on Thursday. Although water restrictions had so...
Updated 4 hours ago
 
 
Nersa confirms appeal of court’s RCA judgment
ELECTRICITY
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) confirmed on Thursday that it would appeal the August 16 North Gauteng High Court judgment setting aside its approval of Eskom’s third...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
South African opposition calls for debate on Gordhan 'witch-hunt'
DEBATE
South Africa's main opposition party called on Thursday for a parliamentary debate into what it called a "witch-hunt" against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who is under police investigation over...
 
 
Hawks allegations against Gordhan baseless – former top judge
SARS
Civil society groups have described the allegations of corruption made by the Hawks against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his former Sars colleagues as baseless. "We believe we speak on...
 
 
 
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