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Safeguarded by one of the world's most progressive Constitutions, South Africa has an independent judiciary, a free press and a robust multiparty political system.

 

Budget 2017 in numbers

A new tax bracket for the super rich, a sugar tax and an increase in the tax threshold for lower income earners; Pravin Gordhan's...

Choc spreads cancer awareness

The Childhood Cancer Foundation and its celebrity ambassadors went to the streets to raise awareness of childhood cancer and other life-threatening blood diseases.Thabiso SekhulaThe...

Budget 2017: Where does the money come from? How will it be spent?

The lion’s share of South Africa’s 2017 Budget will be spent on basic education – some R243-billion, or around 15.5% of total spending. But...

Full text: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, presented what many believe to be a tough budget. At the same time he calls on all South...

WATCH: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan's 2017 budget speech promises to steer South Africa clear of the rocks. Find out just how he will do that...
Pravin Gordhan

Send your Budget 2017 tips to Gordhan

As Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan prepares to table the country’s annual Budget in Parliament tomorrow, 22 February, ordinary citizens have been asked to share...
Zuma

Economic growth tops SONA

SONA 2017: “The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo: Unity in Action Together Moving South Africa Forward”. Economic growth and transformation as well as education...

State of the Nation Address 2017: full speech

In his State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma declared 2017 the year of Oliver Reginald Tambo, who would have been 100 had...

WATCH: 2017 State of the Nation Address live

Catch President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address live on Thursday, 9 February at 7pm.President Jacob Zuma will give his annual State of...
Free sanitary pads in KZN

Free sanitary pads for girls in KZN schools

The KwaZulu-Natal education department has started to roll out free sanitary towels for girls in schools. This is to reduce absenteeism – as well...

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