This is what the 2018 Budget says
Government bites the bullet and hikes VAT

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National

Infographic: Budget 2018 simplified
What you need to watch out for in this year's budget. Spoiler alert: Everything is expensive

Politics

Parly’s mining committee to conduct state capture probe
Parliament has decided to set up an oversight inquiry into state capture after Mosebenzi Zwane failed to pitch up and answer questions on Estina

M&G Africa

Scores of girls 'missing' after new Boko Haram school attack
Fears grew in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday about the fate of potentially scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on Monday

Environment

Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love
A campaign to raise $15 000 by Valentine's Day to fund a search for Romeo's Juliet before he croaks generated $25 000

Education

Finally: How government plans to fund free education
Funding fee-free university education will come at a cost

Business

Gigaba budgets R2.1-billion for small business
Gigaba says that by enabling new businesses with new ideas to emerge and thrive, “we are radically transforming patterns of production in the economy”

World

KFC falls fowl in Britain with chicken run
Hundreds of KFC outlets remained shut in the the UK due to a supply crisis after the company changed delivery partners

Bhekisisa

Vaccines in the time of cholera: Inside the new fight against an old foe
Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and how we’re learning more with every rainy season.

Arts & Culture

Mythology in the age of sci-fi
Local myths, born of violence, can be subverted to reflect the new conditions of the black cultural imagination

Sport

AC Milan owner Li dismisses bankrupt reports as 'fake news'
Chinese businessman Li responded to reports that he has been ordered to auction off his assets to repay unpaid loans to two banks.

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