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22 Feb 2017
 
 
DoF: Pravin Gordhan: Address by Finance Minister, during the Budget Speech 2017, Parliament, Cape Town (22/02/2017)
Topics
I have the privilege to present our Government’s budget for the fiscal year 2017/18, and the framework for the next three years.
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
 
 
DA proposes spending review
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday proposed a comprehensive spending review as it previewed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech to be delivered on Wednesday. The spending review,...
 
 
10 Jan 2017
 
DA: Wilmot James says DA demands Regulatory Impact Assessment of ban on private health insurance for the poor
STATEMENT
The publication of the “Demarcation Regulations” by the Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, and the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, finally gives effect to the deeply misguided decision to...
 
 
11 Nov 2016
 
South Africa must take heed: ignoring inequality and race got Trump elected
THE CONVERSATION
We don’t know what a Donald Trump presidency will mean for South Africa. But what South Africans should know is that America has just elected its most dangerous president ever because it has not...
 
 
04 Nov 2016
 
Stop abusing our loyalty - Cosatu warns ANC
POLITICS
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) president Sdumo Dlamini has warned the African National Congress (ANC) to stop abusing the labour federation's loyalty or risk the failure of...
 
 
20 Oct 2016
 
Gordhan to shun populist reforms in mini budget – economist
BUDGET
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will in his delivery of the medium-term budget policy (mini budget) on Wednesday not deviate from government’s expenditure plans or fiscal framework, emerging market...
 
 
07 Oct 2016
 
Workers gather ahead of Cosatu march in Rustenburg
ECONOMY
Members of trade unions affiliated to the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) gathered at the Rustenburg taxi rank ahead of their march on Friday. The workers were expected to march to the...
 
 
09 May 2016
 
SACP LP: Declaration of the South African Communist Party Limpopo provincial congress
STATEMENT
As communists in the province of Limpopo, South Africa, we convened our 7th provincial congress of the South African Communist Party (SACP) in Polokwane on the 07-08 May 2016, under the banner...
 
 
20 Apr 2016
 
FMF: Paying more and getting less on the NHI
STATEMENT
“Free healthcare for all” is the most ambitious goal contained in the South African National Health Insurance proposal. The South African Private Practitioners Forum (SAPPF) supports the notion of...
 
 
13 Apr 2016
 
IFP: NJ Nkwanyana: Address by IFP KZN MP, during a debate on health budget, KZN Legislature (13/04/2016)
Topics
The IFP is delighted to share in this opportunity to contribute positively towards building a sustainable, equal and accessible healthcare environment for all the people of KwaZulu-Natal.
 
 
18 Mar 2016
 
DH WC: Nomafrench Mbombo: Address by the Western Cape MEC of Health, during the Budget Vote 2016/2017 debate, Parliament (18/03/2016)
Topics
Madam Speaker, “it is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.” This means, in the face of difficulty or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile striving to do some good, to take action,...
 
 
25 Feb 2016
 
COSATU: COSATU Central Executive Committee statement
STATEMENT
The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a planned meeting of its Central Executive Committee from 22-24 February 2016, attended by all the national office bearers, and representatives of...
 
 
24 Feb 2016
 
Budget in a nutshell
2016 BUDGET
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s first comeback National Budget tabled on Wednesday afternoon in Parliament was relatively calm and workmanlike one after all the expectations of tax hikes and...
 
 
19 Jan 2016
 
NUM: Irvin Jim says the working class is under attack!
STATEMENT
South African society is on fire, literally in Cape Town’s unprotected mountainside shack settlements, and figuratively around the country. Workers and the poor are smouldering with anger and...
 
 
14 Jan 2016
 
SA: President Zuma to meet National Planning Commission members
STATEMENT
President Jacob Zuma will today, 14 January 2016 meet with the newly appointed members of the National Planning Commission at the Union Buildings in Pretoria to discuss national priorities and the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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