Gordhan pulls no punches on attack on Treasury

2017-02-23 12:37

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has spoken frankly about the attack on National Treasury by “those who have ulterior motives to pocket public funds”.

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A truck driver has been shot in the head during a hijacking on N3 in the Buccleuch Interchange, north of Johannesburg.

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South Africans must reject Molefe's appointment as MP - SSA

2017-02-23 12:42

Save South Africa says people should protest against Brian Molefe’s appointment as an MP, adding that it marks "a potential turning point for the state capture project".


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Hooker Torsten van Jaarsveld will captain the Cheetahs in their Super Rugby opener against the Lions in Bloemfontein.

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Despite the flood water coming up to his hips, a taxi driver has carried two primary school children to safety on his back, while a woman helped the rest of the children out by forming a human chain behind her.


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