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FINANCE Minister Nhlanhla Nene

Credit downgrade concern

FINANCE Minister Nhlanhla Nene says that while South Africa’s recent sovereign credit rating downgrade by Moody’s is concerning‚ the revision of the outlook to stable from negative is encouraging.

A member of the Lesotho military looks on as he stands guard in front of an armed personnel carrier at the entrance of the army barracks in the capital Maseru August 30 2014. Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Saturday accused his country's army of staging a coup against him and fled to neighbouring South Africa, which condemned the military's action and called for a peaceful settlement. Early morning gunfire was heard in Maseru, capital of the small southern African kingdom encircled by South Africa. Army units occupied police headquarters and surrounded the prime minister's residence, residents and diplomats said. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Cops probe Lesotho hit plot claims

Lesotho police are investigating allegations that foreign “mercenaries” plan to kill Prime Minister Tom Thabane in a bid to further destabilise this crisis-hit nation still reeling from an attempted coup.

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown

Clarity needed on Eskom matter: DA

constant and clear flow of information is needed from Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Eskom about the Majuba power station in Mpumalanga, the DA said on Tuesday.

Minister Rob Davies briefing the media on the outcomes of the recent summit held in the Washington on the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and also briefing on his interaction with the Hollywood Films as South Africa has an interest in attracting the filming industry to view the country as a possible market for filming movies. 12/08/2014. Linda Mthombeni

Davies eyes incentive scheme

TRADE and Industry Minister Rob Davies plans to accelerate job creation in the business process services sector by offering more generous incentives to investors.

Angie Motshekga

Dept pays R29m to schools

The Department of Basic Education has finally paid some R29-million it owed to 32 Eastern Cape schools – but not before national education bosses’  luxury cars were attached.

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi .  Picture: SINO MAJANGAZA

Misspent billions shocking, says Minister Nxesi

Billions of rands in misspent money by the public works department is shocking, Minister Thulas Nxesi said this morning.

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‘We apologised for Marikana’ – Mthethwa

The government has repeatedly apologised for the death of Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Tuesday.

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Gordhan orders full tax review

FINANCE Minister Pravin Gordhan has initiated a fundamental review of South Africa’s tax system by a team of eminent tax experts led by Judge Dennis Davis.

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