Dysfunctional SA’s day of reckoning is coming – US expert

2017-02-23 08:24

SA’s day of reckoning with rating agencies is coming because Zuma has created a kleptocracy that's now reached deep into his entire administration, barring Treasury, says a top US expert.


So this is the guy the president wants to fire?

2017-02-23 08:24

Apart from the important contents of the budget, Minister Pravin Gordhan's speech restored dignity to Parliament and was in stark contrast to the State of the Nation Address, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

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Nyanga residents relieved after rubbish removed

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Residents of the Europe informal settlement in Nyanga have agreed to use the City of Cape Town's database to select community contract cleaners to remove rubbish that has been piling up since December.


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Bok captain must be based in SA - Jean

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Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers feels the national team’s captain should play his rugby in South Africa.


PICS: Black Coffee in Milan

2017-02-23 08:00

The local DJ is travelling all over Europe and getting dressed in the finest outfits for a big fashion event.


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Tormin mine claims false, court hears

2017-02-23 07:46

The “independent” geological consultant who said the catastrophic collapse of a sea cliff in front of a West Coast mineral sands mine was caused by natural events was employed by the mine when he wrote this in a report, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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