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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.


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.

CORRECT SIGNALS: Communications industry experts are calling on minister Yunus Carrim to urgently address various policy issues affecting radio frequency spectrum allocation‚ and digital TV broadcasting

Carrim urged to sort out policy

New minister has to address complex issues COMMUNICATIONS industry experts have urged the newly-appointed minister Yunus Carrim to urgently restore stability to the department and address policy issues such as radio frequency spectrum allocation‚ and the migration to digital TV broadcasting from analogue.

REMEMBRANCE: SACP national deputy chairman and public works minister, Thulas Nxesi, left, stands next to architect Matla Matetoa who bought one of  two portraits of Chris Hani for R25000 on auction at the gala dinner held in East London as part of 20th anniversary commemoration events which started  on Thursday. ANC Women’s League president Angie Motshekga and ANC Eastern Cape chairman Phumulo Masualle look on Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Don’t deny apartheid legacy, says minister

SOUTH African Communist Party national deputy chairman Thulas Nxesi lamented the media and opposition Democratic Alliance for using assassinated SACP leader Chris Hani’s name to “demonise” the current tripartite alliance leadership.

READY FOR BATTLE: Former Springbok gymnast Adrian Steyn, the financial director of an East London labour law company, in front  of the electrified gate he has now erected at the entrance to his family farm Picture: EDDIE BOTHA

EL ex-Springbok takes on state officials and Fisheries Minister

A LEGAL row is brewing following an alleged assault on the financial director of a top East London company and his wife on their family farm in the Western Cape.

EXPENSIVE CRASH: The Eastern Cape finance  MEC’s official vehicle was involved in an accident  on Thursday last week.  Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

R171000 bill for MEC’s car accident

TAXPAYERS will have to pay the R171000 bill for finance MEC Phumulo Masualle’s damaged vehicle, the Eastern Cape government revealed yesterday.

SAYING GOODBYE: Former MK members pay their last respect to fellow comrade Bonisile Moses Twebe in Dimbaza Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA

Mapisa-Nqakula calls for unity

DEFENCE minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has called on ANC members to stop operating as factions, as the party was now a laughing stock.

BEATEN UP: Senqu municipality councillor Nobuhle Mbonyana  leaves the Empilisweni Hospital in Sterkspruit where she was  admitted after allegedly being assaulted by community  members. She is accompanied by her daughter Sweetness  Mbonyana Picture LULAMILE FENI

Minister set to table Sterkspruit report

COPERATIVE Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Richard Baloyi announced he would table a full report on the Sterkspruit demarcation disputes next Monday.

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