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Debt relief won’t be a quick fix
Debt relief won’t be a quick fix
Low-income and over-indebted consumers may soon have the right to have their debt written off. The Debt Relief Bill, formerly known as the National...
Africa’s debt to China is complicated
Africa’s debt to China is complicated
President Cyril Ramaphosa assured South Africans this week that the government was not in the habit of “handing over the assets of our country to...
‘We have not sold South Africa's soul to the highest bidder’ — Ramaphosa
‘We have not sold South Africa's soul to the highest bidder’ — Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa has once again rejected suggestions that China is a new coloniser and that his government has sold South Africa to the...
Explainer: What’s involved in changing the Constitution
Explainer: What’s involved in changing the Constitution
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the ANC will spearhead an amendment to section 25 of the country’s Constitution to outline more...
“We want our land back”: Northern Cape joins increasing land chorus
“We want our land back”: Northern Cape joins increasing land chorus
Emotions ran high at Northern Cape’s final public hearing into land expropriation without compensation, with the overwhelming majority of oral...
Toughen up party funding Bill, NGOs say
Toughen up party funding Bill, NGOs say
Cosatu and civil society groups have called on Parliament to make the Political Party Funding Bill stricter, by eliminating secret donations and...
Parly disciplinary hearings loom for Bongo, Manana
Parly disciplinary hearings loom for Bongo, Manana
ANC MPs Mduduzi Manana and Bongani Bongo have been referred to the ethics subcommittee in Parliament.
R20/hour a step closer for workers
R20/hour a step closer for workers
The National Minimum Wage Bill was submitted to the National Assembly on Tuesday, where it was debated and approved — an effort Labour...
Cape Town investigation unit reinstated following shut down by De Lille
Cape Town investigation unit reinstated following shut down by De Lille
The City of Cape Town's Special Investigation Unit (SIU) which embattled mayor Patricia de Lille ordered be shut down in August last year ― a move which resulted in serious claims being made against her and which marked the surfacing of a continuous slew of allegations...
Justice dept paid R24m for Zuma's legal costs - Masutha
Justice dept paid R24m for Zuma's legal costs - Masutha
One of the enduring mysteries of the Jacob Zuma administration has been cleared up: Zuma's legal costs while president amounted to at least...
Minimum wage deal won't be reached by Workers' Day ― Oliphant
Minimum wage deal won't be reached by Workers' Day ― Oliphant
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant placed the responsibility for government’s inability to enact the laws which will animate the national minimum...
Parly’s mining committee to conduct state capture probe
Parly’s mining committee to conduct state capture probe
Parliament’s mineral resources committee has resolved to set up an oversight inquiry into state capture in the mining industry after Minister...

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