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Panel slams Mkhwebane in a report that sets parliament on long road to impeachment

The public protector was wrong to think legal review was the remedy for incompetence on her part; it is, in fact, removal, an independent report concludes

Corporate tax cut will be revenue neutral — Momoniat

The surprise 1% reduction will result in a wider, more compliant corporate tax base, according to Ismail Momoniat

Yet another lacklustre Sona by Ramaphosa — political analysts

President Cyril Ramaphosa did little to inspire hope in the government’s strategy of boosting the economy, but all is not lost, political analysts say

Still no board for NYDA, no word on gender violence fund

Parliament is no closer to appointing a board for the National Youth Development Agency after nearly two years

Sona: Ramaphosa needs to choose state before party — Steenhuisen

DA leader John Steenhuisen has called for Ramaphosa to throw out what he termed an ‘outdated 20th century ideology of state control’

ANC Eastern Cape’s Lungisa may get the chop

The former councillor is scheduled to appear before the provincial disciplinary committee on charges of misconduct.

DA goes to court over government’s ‘tardy’ vaccine rollout strategy

Democratic Alliance drags the government to court, demanding a Covid-19 vaccination rollout plan.

Political parties move online but risk losing inclusivity

Did the Democratic Alliance’s 2020 virtual Federal Congress achieve equal access, and what does the move to digital politics mean for the upcoming elections?

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

The hallucinatory bunker of the white right

The anti-Black Lives Matter backlash in South Africa highlights the growing ideological convergence between the far right and conservatives

New minimum wage may close farm, domestic pay gap

These workers could see double-digit increases in their minimum wage

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

DA leader bought wife a car with ‘corruption’ earnings

Senior Ekurhuleni councillor Shabangu purchased a Ford SUV from an alleged R1.2-million kickback

Editorial: Desperately seeking an opposition

All the contenders are deeply flawed, losing support, or both

A litmus test for the 2021 election

In this week’s 96 by-elections, the trend was the ANC held its ground and grew, while the DA lost big, with minority parties eating into its voter base

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We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

The minister could spend the state’s money on fighting Covid-19 and cigarette cartels, tobacco manufacturers argue

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