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SA debt not unsustainable – Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is more determined to keep his promise on keeping the country's economy stable.

Judgment in spy tapes case against Zuma due on Friday

The high court in Pretoria is set to rule on whether the NPA's decision to drop 783 criminal charges against Zuma should be revisited.

Parliament adds Nkandla judgment to rules review list

Speaker Baleka Mbete has agreed to consider calls to establish a committee to determine whether the president has misled the chamber.

Mcebisi Jonas cautions against PIC investment in shaky parastatals

The deputy finance minister has cautioned the Public Investment Corporation against investing in parastatals that are struggling financially.

SANParks: Sylvester the lion doesn’t have to die

SANParks has retracted a statement that it will euthanize the escaped lion, saying that this is only one option to deal with the "problem animal".

Gordhan threatens to go to court as tensions with Sars ripple

Pravin Gordhan says he will go to court to protect himself if necessary as Zuma and ANC express confidence in the finance minister.

Concourt: Zuma accepts Nkandla report binding

President Jacob Zuma's lawyer has conceded that the Public Protector's findings were binding and her report on Nkandla 'has to be complied with'.

DA on Nkandla: Zuma’s forced hand not good enough

The Democratic Alliance insists President Jacob Zuma was backed into a legal corner and had no choice but to offer to "pay back the money".

Zuma offers to #PayBackTheMoney for Nkandla

President Jacob Zuma has proposed a "solution" to the Nkandla scandal – a week before a court case brought against him is set to start.

Gordhan rubbishes claims from leaked report on SARS unit

The finance minister has rubished suggestions that the existence of a Sars "rogue" intelligence unit has been confirmed by KPMG.

Parliament to enforce interdict against striking staff

Parliament has taken recourse to an interdict dating back to 2010 to prevent striking staff from disrupting the work of the legislature.

ANC slams Madonsela for joining Nkandla ConCourt case

The ANC said Thuli Madonsela lacked wisdom and was risking the impartiality of her office by filing papers with the Constitutional Court over Nkandla.

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Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up