Infographic: 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...
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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...

South Africa extends help to disabled abuse victims

The Gender Based Violence Command Centre has expanded its services to make them accessible to people with disabilities. Blind and deaf people are now...

South Africa: talk directly to local government

Millions of South Africans are online, which the country is exploiting to bring local government closer to the people. Residents can communicate directly with...
South Africa closes Home Affairs department

South Africa closes Home Affairs department

South Africans will not be able to submit their applications for identity documents and passports for a week from 27 November because the Department of Home Affairs will be undertaking systems upgrades. It is expected that the upgrades will improve its services.
South Africa launches online database for suppliers

South Africa launches online database for suppliers

Doing business with the government is now quicker and the process smoother, thanks to the Central Supplier Database. Launched by the minister of finance, companies wanting to work with the state are urged to register on it. There are several benefits to being listed on the database.
South Africa turns to jobless for its War on Leaks

South Africa turns to jobless for its War on Leaks

A presidential campaign will deal with two critical challenges in South Africa: its high unemployment rate, especially among the youth, and its large water losses. Some 15 000 young people will be trained to work in the field fixing water leaks and maintaining infrastructure.
South Africa hosts workshop to explain new driven machinery regulations

South Africa hosts workshop to explain new driven machinery regulations

Changes to the Driven Machinery Regulations have come into effect. To launch the new rules and standards, employers, company owners and safety officers attended a workshop on the requirements for the inspection and testing of driven machinery.
South Africa’s Medupi Power Station is up and running

South Africa’s Medupi Power Station is up and running

Despite all the constructions delays and labour turmoil, Medupi Power Station went into commercial operation on Sunday, 23 August. It will pump almost 800 megawatts of power into the national grid and will help to alleviate the load shedding that has plagued the country.
South Africa's integrated water system launches

South Africa’s integrated water system launches

The Department of Water Affairs has created a new online water services system for water management institutions, commercial water users, researchers and the general public. They will be able to get updated information on the status of water and sanitation in South Africa.

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