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Expect more tax increases this budget
R51-billion needed to close Treasury revenue gap
02/19/2018 01:19 PM
​Prepare for a tough budget — Malusi Gigaba
The president has asked the finance ministry to reduce spending and increase revenue to fill a R50-billion revenue gap
02/19/2018 12:43 PM
​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?
“Should politics continue to improve, then credit ratings agencies might be willing to postpone a downgrade and the rand could hold onto its gains"
02/19/2018 11:20 AM
Atul Gupta challenges court order to freeze R10-million
He claims that NDPP Shaun Abrahams “failed to make out a case for the relief sought” and asked the high court to set aside the preservation order
02/19/2018 11:06 AM
OR Tambo evacuated because of unattended bag
"What happened was there was an unattended bag found in a terminal building and [the matter] is now being handled by the SA Police"
02/19/2018 10:47 AM
Are the winds of change blowing across southern Africa?
With the possibility of a election and presidents stepping down at the end of 2018, what is certain is that the region will look very different
02/19/2018 09:40 AM
Sunday newspaper defends publishing right-wing racist’s views
The weekly Afrikaans paper was challenged on social media after it published an opinion piece by right-wing popstar Steve Hofmeyr.
02/19/2018 09:34 AM
WATCH LIVE: MPs debate Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address
​Members of Parliament will spend Monday debating President Cyril Ramaphosa's February 16 State of the Nation Address.
02/19/2018 07:33 AM
Mining Charter court bid put on hold as Ramaphosa steps in
"I am certain we will be able to resolve the current impasse and agree on a Charter that accelerates transformation” — Ramaphosa
02/19/2018 07:06 AM
Shock and bewilderment as Olympic curling dragged into doping mire
The stone-sliding crowd isn't known for bulking up on muscle power, with meldonium banned for its ability to increase blood flow.
02/19/2018 07:03 AM
Hawks went back and forth with Ajay Gupta lawyer – Mbalula
In an interview with the SABC, the Police Minister said of the 13 suspects in the Estina Farm Project, eight had been arrested
02/19/2018 06:42 AM
Zuma budget hole leaves SA with tough decisions on tax
With growth in SA lagging that of peers after a second recession in less than a decade, tax collections have dwindled
02/19/2018 06:05 AM
Proteas' slump continues with T20 whipping
Bhuvneshwar Kumar put the finishing touches to what has been an outstanding tour for the lower-order all-rounder.
02/19/2018 05:59 AM
Steve Smith looks forward to pace challenge
​A refreshed Australia captain Steve Smith is looking forward to the challenge of taking on South Africa's fast bowlers in a four-Test series
02/18/2018 09:39 AM
Trump turns on FBI over school shooting after criticism from survivors
The president's comments came as he faces criticism from survivors of the attack over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association
02/18/2018 09:01 AM
​What’s really in an All-Star?
It’s not part of the regular NBA season. It’s not part of the postseason. It doesn’t work according to established teams. It's all about skill.
02/18/2018 06:59 AM
Kenya's 'other' president congratulates Ramaphosa
Kenya’s “presidents” sent President Ramaphosa messages of support
02/16/2018 11:24 AM
TV deals burn Premier League
The price paid per game by broadcasters has dropped by a cool million euros
02/15/2018 10:00 PM
After celebrating Tsvangirai’s legacy, Zim opposition must deal with his mistakes
Ironically, Morgan Tsvangirai’s strategy of dealing with opponents within his Movement for Democratic Change echoed that of his nemesis, Robert Mugabe
02/15/2018 09:04 AM
MSF reveals sex abuse cases as Oxfam scandal widens
French group Doctors Without Borders is the latest to join in the scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry
02/15/2018 07:33 AM
At least 17 dead in Florida school shooting
Authorities warned late on Wednesday that the death toll could rise as some of the more than 14 people who were wounded were in critical condition
02/15/2018 06:44 AM
Morgan Tsvangirai’s courage was in a class of its own
There is no way we can ever tell the post-independence story of Zimbabwe without mentioning Morgan Tsvangirai as a major cog. He moved an era.
02/14/2018 07:35 PM
Morgan Tsvangirai passes away
Tsvangirai was a veteran opposition leader, for nearly two decades the most credible threat to the long rule of former President Robert Mugabe.
02/14/2018 07:15 PM
Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment
The Prime Minister has been suspected of bribery, fraud and breach of public trust.
02/14/2018 04:19 PM
Trump lawyer says he paid $130 000 to porn star linked to president
'The payment to Ms. Clifford was lawful, and was not a campaign contribution or a campaign expenditure by anyone'
02/14/2018 06:56 AM