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Guptas want Gordhan to pay personal costs for 'political manoeuvring' in court
Guptas want Gordhan to pay personal costs for 'political manoeuvring' in court
Gupta-owned company Sahara Holdings has filed papers at the Pretoria High Court on Monday seeking an order that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...
Rand dives after Zuma orders Gordhan, Jonas to return from UK
Rand dives after Zuma orders Gordhan, Jonas to return from UK
The rand dropped on Monday morning after a news report that President Jacob Zuma had ordered Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy,...
Housing activists occupy government buildings to demand social housing
Housing activists occupy government buildings to demand social housing
An occupation of two buildings owned by the Western Cape provincial government is currently under way in Cape Town. Reclaim the City, a housing...
The ANC isn’t ready to radically transform our economy
The ANC isn’t ready to radically transform our economy
There’s nothing radical about trying to fix what doesn’t work by making it work better, which is why the economic transformation...
Chief justice break-in fuels conspiracy theories
Chief justice break-in fuels conspiracy theories
NEWS ANALYSISWhen news broke that the office of the chief justice had been burgled at the weekend, many South Africans immediately suspected...
Conduit scheme is ‘routine’ in GP
Conduit scheme is ‘routine’ in GP
The Gauteng provincial government has for years been bypassing its own financial controls intended to prevent fraud and corruption, it has told a...
Junior gold miner takes on the IDC
Junior gold miner takes on the IDC
Joel Mafenya says he made his money long before black economic empowerment (BEE) was in fashion, so he can afford to be more patient than the...
Northern Cape premier rebuffs ‘dirty money’ claims
Northern Cape premier rebuffs ‘dirty money’ claims
In what is already a fierce factional contest, Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas is one of two contenders to be the ANC’s chairperson in the...
Zille’s tweets may hurt DA in 2019
Zille’s tweets may hurt DA in 2019
Senior black Democratic Alliance leaders have called for Helen Zille to be “dealt with decisively”, saying her now infamous colonialism tweets...
No low-cost housing for Sea Point
No low-cost housing for Sea Point
The Democratic Alliance-led Western Cape government says it was looking at “the bigger picture” when it decided to sell prime property in Cape...
‘ANC can’t play to the gallery on land issue’ — Mantashe
‘ANC can’t play to the gallery on land issue’ — Mantashe
The issue of expropriating land without compensation is proving divisive in the top echelons of the ANC, with secretary general Gwede Mantashe...
World Bank's IFC, Allan Gray rush to curb fallout of grants debacle
World Bank's IFC, Allan Gray rush to curb fallout of grants debacle
The World Bank’s private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), insists it made the right call when it decided to buy a stake...
Zille’s 'dumb tweets' biggest headache for Maimane
Zille’s 'dumb tweets' biggest headache for Maimane
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille must be “dealt with” for her praise of colonialism and expelled from the party, several DA leaders said on...
Chicken farming cluck up heading back to parly
Chicken farming cluck up heading back to parly
Accusations by South African chicken farmers that imports from European Union countries are threatening the local industry will be put to the test...
Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI+ children?
Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI+ children?
LGBTQI+ South Africans face discrimination on a daily basis, despite constitutional protections. Whether they are at school, out...

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