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Budget 2015: in numbers

Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene’s budget speech has received mixed reactions. While income tax is being raised for the first time in 20 years, small to medium sized businesses set to benefit by the doubling of the turnover tax threshold. This summary of the budget shows how Nene’s changes will affect your pocket.

Full text: Barack Obama’s speech at the Nelson Mandela memorial

US President Barack Obama gave a poignant speech at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in the FNB Stadium on Tuesday 10 December, with echoes of Martin Luther King’s famous freedom speech. He said that Mandela had “a great soul”, and that the world would miss him deeply.

A fairy tale come true

The legacy of the first African world cup – let’s make sure it’s just the beginning. Speech by former president FW de Klerk on 8 September 2010

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Free speech, not hate speech

As the controversy over the Muslim cartoons continue to stoke violence and debate across the world, the South African government has come out strongly in support of freedom of speech, while acknowledging the hurt caused to Muslims and warning against hate speech.

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