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Mboweni puts to rest rumours he may resign

31st August 2020 Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has responded to suggestions he may resign with a tweet saying he was staying put in his post and working to fix... 

Ramaphosa sends condolences to family of Nathaniel Julius

28th August 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday offered his “sincere condolences” to the family of Nathaniel Julius – the disabled teenager who allegedly died... 

Gumede, Mabuyakhulu must step aside from ANC and state structures – ANC KZN

28th August 2020 Controversial corruption-accused former eThekwini mayor, Zandile Gumede, must step aside from the African National Congress (ANC) and state... 


SA small business turnover up 9 pct after govt eases Covid-19 restrictions

28th August 2020 The further relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions by South Africa's government to allow more economic activity to resume after a nationwide lockdown... 

eThekwini mayor calls for expedited audit of Covid-19 funds

28th August 2020 The mayor of eThekwini municipality Mxolisi Kaunda said he had asked his office to fast-track the auditing of funds spent in the city’s response to... 

Sexual offences 'cold case' team dealing with 785 000 dockets, says Ramaphosa

27th August 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said that a newly-established cold case task team had started "analysing" 785 000 dockets relating to sexual... 

US proposes to remove Sudan from terrorism list in exchange for US$330m compensation

27th August 2020 The proposal by the United States to remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism in exchange for a US$330-million payment in... 

Cabinet calls on South Africans to report 'scourge of corruption'

27th August 2020 The blatant looting of state resources and rampant corruption have the potential to erode the trust of citizens in government’s efforts to improve... 

Fita agrees to shelve supreme court appeal on tobacco ban

26th August 2020 The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association on Wednesday said it has agreed to withdraw its supreme court appeal on the country's bitterly... 

Fuel price feeds inflation spike as SA consumers take another hit

26th August 2020 Statistics South Africa, a governmental organisation, reported on Wednesday a spike of 3.2% in the consumer price index, which was higher than... 

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