Fuel Levy

Thank Donald Trump for fuel-pump bump

United States’s enfant terrible Donald Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hurting Opec’s third-largest exporter at 2.4-million barrels a day

Mixed reactions to 2015 budget

While some such as the RAF and Tisa have welcomed Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's new budget plans, others are not so happy.

Inland transport levy abolished

Motorists no longer have to fork out an extra three cents per litre on petrol and diesel as new pipeline capacity comes online.

Don’t smile, you’re being mugged

High taxes on investments has left taxpayers in a bad position.

Fuel levy hike to pay for e-tolling?

Public finance expert slams the proposed fuel levy increase as "regressive" because it will hit the poorest of the poor.

Short back and sides, please

Pravin Gordhan stresses that government departments have to stretch their resources and fund their projects with their own cashflows.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs