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Mboweni slams Statistics Council for 'bad etiquette' after funding gripe

Finance minister Tito Mboweni has lashed out at the South African Statistics Council, accusing it of “bad etiquette” and “wrong upbringing” for recent threats to resign over ...

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Pilchards temporarily canned from national school nutrition menu

The department of basic education has suspended the serving of canned pilchards as part of the national school nutrition menu across the country.

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Mtirara loses recognition as chief in the Sithebe region

The fraught chieftainship of the Sithebe administrative area — the historical home of the AbaThembu kingdom — has taken a fresh turn with the ...

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Keiskammahoek woman’s fake marriage expunged

An unmarried Keiskammahoek woman has won the right to have a 2002 marriage to a foreign national declared invalid and of no legal force or effect. Thembela Ndabula discovered two years ago that she was listed as married on the department of home ...
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Fired officer says she was ill during illegal ...

A police officer with 13 years of service has cried foul over her dismissal. Sergeant Vuyokazi Shumi-Mabuya, who worked at the Cambridge police station in East London, said even though she had produced a medical certificate as proof she had been ...
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Tax clock tells you the time you spend working for SA every day

When you put in long hours of work each day, you're not just working for yourself

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DUT to spend R303m on upgrading student residences and facilities

"Our equipment must also be state-of-the-art," urged Durban University of Technology vice-chancellor Prof Thandwa ...

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UKZN appeals for funders to help students settle R72m historic debt

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's council has implored stakeholders to help 1,435 students settle their R72m historic ...

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Guard killed, four arrested as people storm landfill for saleable scrap

The city of Cape Town said on Wednesday there was no excuse for the violent acts and destruction of public ...

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Convicted Durban couple on the run after stealing jewellery worth R5m

A police manhunt is under way for a Durban couple convicted of a multimillion-rand jewellery heist in 2013.

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Grade 8 pupil dies, two hurt as table collapses in Limpopo classroom

A grade 8 pupil has died in hospital and two others were injured on Tuesday when a table collapsed as they were sorting ...

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Beat the 'budget speech blues' with these 13 savvy fuel-saving tips

Tito Mboweni’s 2020 budget speech brought about some bad news for already cash-strapped motorists. Here’s how to beat ...

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In Mboweni's crosshairs: fabulously rich 'men of the cloth' who don't pay tax

Finance minister Tito Mboweni wants the taxman to clamp down on controversial churchmen suspected of tax evasion and ...

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'Very dangerous' Hlaudi Motsoeneng dropped Zuma's name to bully SABC execs

Former SABC CEO Lulama Mokhobo on Wednesday told the Zondo commission how Hlaudi Motsoeneng proudly boasted about his ...

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MEC Kwazi Mshengu's R500,000 BMW hire being probed by public protector

The KwaZulu-Natal office of the public protector is probing the use of taxpayers' money to rent a luxury car for the ...

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WATCH | Women protest outside parliament ahead of budget speech

Hundreds of women protested outside the gates of parliament in Cape Town on Wednesday ahead of finance minister Tito ...

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Mboweni gives R60bn of taxpayers' money to Eskom, SAA and SABC

Finance minister Tito Mboweni has continued to pour money into loss-making SAA, this time allocating more than R16bn to ...

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SA to cough up more for fuel, alcohol and tobacco, old age grants up by R80

South Africans will pay even more for alcohol and tobacco following yet another increase on sin taxes, announced by ...

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Relief as Mboweni promises no increase in VAT or personal taxes

South Africans can breathe a sigh of relief after National Treasury decided against increasing value added tax, ...

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