Call to relax immigration regulations

2014-08-29 05:00

The City of Cape Town will continue lobbying home affairs to relax new immigration regulations, the head of the city's investment directorate Tim Harris says.

Parliament announces replacement MPs

2014-05-19 14:56

Parliament has announced the names of MPs to replace Dina Pule, Lindiwe Mazibuko, Tim Harris and Mamphela Ramphele.

Tim Harris heads investments for CT

2014-05-14 11:00

Tim Harris, shadow minister of finance of the Democratic Alliance, has just been appointed as head of investments for the City of Cape Town.

Zuma on taxman's radar over Nkandla upgrades

2014-04-04 17:18

President Jacob Zuma could face yet another probe into his R246m taxpayer funded home upgrades, this time from the taxman.

Sars looking into Nkandla tax issue

2014-04-03 12:56

The SA Revenue Service says it will deal with a DA request to look into President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla tax issue, after it emerged he may owe about R16.8m for fringe benefits he received.

Gordhan must cut state spending - DA

2014-02-24 19:30

The Democratic Alliance is calling for budgetary steps to cut state spending and lower taxes in a bid to curb the national debt and stimulate the economy.

Budget too good to be true - opposition parties

2013-10-23 19:15

Mixed reaction greeted the country's mini budget, with opposition parties saying they were discouraged and the ruling party expressing satisfaction.

Curb fiscal, budget deficits, urges DA

2013-10-21 14:54

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan must rein in both budget and fiscal deficits and stand firm against pressure from the left in his mini budget, says the DA.

Govt not genuine about youth jobs - DA

2013-09-23 21:06

The employment tax incentive bill, that has been approved by Cabinet for public comment, is not a genuine attempt to address high youth unemployment, says the DA.

NYDA probe not formal - minister

2013-08-06 21:18

The public protector may yet launch a formal probe into allegations against some senior officials in the National Youth Development Agency, MPs have heard.

Sars to tighten control at Waterkloof

2013-05-28 09:44

Sars plans to tighten controls at all ports of entry following an incident where a private jet carrying guests for the Gupta wedding landed without following proper channels.

Youth wage subsidy a reality: Gordhan

2013-02-28 17:10

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says details of the youth wage subsidy are still uncertain, but he hinted on the provision of tax breaks for employers.

DA lashes out at ANC over capitalism

2012-11-25 12:37

The DA has criticised the ANC as believers in state capitalism and says it would break up parastatals and distribute the shares to ordinary South Africans.

Sanral: Questions over pension investment

2012-05-03 07:35

The Democratic Alliance has asked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to shed light on an unguaranteed Sanral debt owned by government pensioners.

DA launches youth wage subsidy campaign

2011-08-25 21:30

If treasury had implemented the youth wage policy subsidy in April 2010 it would have already benefited almost 200 000 young people, the Democratic Alliance says.

Growth plan lacks Cabinet support - DA

2010-11-24 21:16

The new growth plan unveiled by Ebrahim Patel contains proposals that are unacceptable to several of his Cabinet colleagues and the Reserve Bank, the DA says.

DA laying charge against Yengeni

2010-11-01 15:32

The DA is currently laying a charge against ANC veteran Tony Yengeni for apparent contravention of section 218 of the Companies Act.

DA petitions Zuma on youth jobs

2010-05-31 17:43

The Democratic Alliance has written to President Jacob Zuma urging him to resolve the tussle between centrists and leftists in his Cabinet as 4 000 jobs are 'lost' a week.

Parliament's 'youth'

2009-06-22 12:51

While Youth Month celebrations take place across the country, meet the young politicians who have been rolling up their sleeves in Parliament.


Win a date with Tim Harris!

2014-07-31 10:48

Tim Harris is often considered to be one of South Africa’s more desirable politicians and now you can go on a date with him – but there’s a catch.

Harris: Move not linked to Mazibuko quitting

2014-05-15 09:34

DA MP Tim Harris has reportedly denied that his decision to leave Parliament is linked to the resignation of DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko.

Economy can be no 1 again - DA

2014-04-07 18:54

The DA says it has a plan which would take the economy back to the number one spot after Nigeria displaced South Africa as the continent's biggest economy.

Tony Leon was right

2014-04-04 07:13

The DA's Gauteng premier candidate flip flops on privatisation. What is the party up to, asks Simon Williamson.

Zuma could owe Sars R16.8m - DA

2014-03-26 15:35

President Jacob Zuma could owe the taxman R16.8m for the fringe benefits he derived from so-called security upgrades to his private Nkandla homestead, the DA says.

Gordhan facing debt demons

2014-02-25 19:18

Curbing the country's debt is the most pressing factor facing Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, DA finance spokesperson Tim Harris tells Fin24.

DA: Zuma must be bold

2014-02-11 16:57

President Jacob Zuma needs to announce a bold turnaround plan to help the country's unemployed, says the DA.

Gordhan not bold enough, says DA

2013-10-23 18:24

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s mini budget is full of reassuring rhetoric and not nearly bold enough in tackling serious economic problems, says the DA.

Support youth wage bill, urges ANC

2013-10-15 22:32

The ANC has appealed to all stakeholders to support the draft employment tax incentive bill, adding that it is confident it will become law before next year.

Squabbles over Gadaffi loot continue

2013-08-13 19:13

The Democratic Alliance says it will not accede to a request for more time to furnish the party with documents related to the so-called Gaddafi billions.

Probe Treasury job posts, urges DA

2013-07-15 19:10

The DA says it will appeal to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to probe an increase in the rate of senior vacancies at the Treasury.

ANC says Cosatu will accept youth grant

2013-03-06 19:00

The government is confident that it will get the buy in from Cosatu for the controversial youth wage incentive scheme, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

DA backs ANC's education move

2013-02-04 17:47

The DA has welcomed the ANC's move to make education an essential service.

ANC pins hopes on 'elections Budget'

2012-08-05 15:00

The ANC wants to use next year’s Budget to boost its image ahead of the national elections in 2014.

Government undemining competition - DA

2011-10-05 22:08

Cabinet ministers are driving an ideological agenda against Walmart, the DA says, and claims the competition authorities are being misused for this purpose.

Zuma urged to take stand on nationalisation

2011-08-04 06:58

It is time for President Jacob Zuma to openly reject the debate on mine nationalisation, the Democratic Alliance says.

Cipro not told of Yengeni convictions

2010-11-17 16:01

Tony Yengeni was not listed as a disqualified director as the Registrar of Companies was not provided with the relevant information, the trade and industry minister says.

DA to press charges against Tony Yengeni

2010-11-01 12:47

The DA says it will press charges against ANC veteran Tony Yengeni, after revelations that he accepted six company directorships in apparent contravention of the Companies Act.

DA petitions Zuma on youth jobs

2010-05-31 17:43

The Democratic Alliance has written to President Jacob Zuma urging him to resolve the tussle between centrists and leftists in his Cabinet as 4 000 jobs are 'lost' a week.

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