Retired KZN judge president awarded nearly R1m in damages claim

2018-06-13 16:05

Retired KwaZulu-Natal Judge President Chiman Patel has been awarded damages of R900 000 in his claim against provincial Director of Public Prosecutions Moipone Noko for malicious prosecution and reputational damage.

Our justice system is failing women

2017-10-22 06:07

The recent news that a judge reduced a man’s jail sentence from life to 20 years on the grounds that he “forced his stepdaughter to have oral sex with him” raises serious concerns about the judiciary’s understanding of the impact of gender-based violence, writes Matokgo Makutoane.

ANC wants Presidency to have more powers to allocate state resources

2017-03-12 18:13

The ANC has proposed that the Presidency be strengthened to become a "strategic centre of power" in government, driving resource allocation within the state.

Du Plessis: Labour mustn’t trash economy – just stick to plan we all agreed

2016-07-19 20:09

This year’s strike season will be a make-or-break situation, and there is a huge onus on Amcu, Numsa and all involved in wage talks to let collective bargaining prevail.

Nene: Business, govt must work together

2014-06-24 19:40

The private sector and government must work together to stimulate the economy, which needed to be more competitive, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

South Africa enters economic deep freeze

2014-06-11 06:00

Winter's arrival in SA is a fittingly chill metaphor for an economy beset by labour unrest, flat-lining output, rising inflation and waning external confidence.

Gordhan: Better living conditions for miners

2014-02-18 11:45

Better living conditions are needed in the mining sector, which plays an important role in the economy, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma: Business must woo investors at Davos

2014-01-16 16:30

President Jacob Zuma has encouraged a business delegation to market South Africa at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

More jobs, but less work

2013-11-03 16:23

Unemployment figures have dropped sharply in the third quarter of this year, but this is only part of the truth, according to a report.

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.


NDP progressing well despite high inequality

2018-04-15 06:00

The National Development Plan has progressed despite a recent report stating that South Africa has the most unequal society in the world.

Own your freedom

2017-04-30 06:20

The NDP is a bedrock for building a better SA, writes Buti Manamela.

#SaveSouthAfrica Cape Town wants Abrahams, Zuma to resign

2016-11-03 06:06

Marchers in the Cape Town leg of the #SaveSouthAfrica campaign have called for the resignations of President Jacob Zuma, NPA head Shaun Abrahams, Cabinet and the Speaker of Parliament.

Cracks in oversight should be a concern - Madonsela

2014-08-21 05:00

Cracks and weaknesses in public oversight should be of concern to Parliament, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office says.

R179m for small firms in the Cape

2014-06-20 20:31

R179m will be used to assist and develop small and medium-sized businesses, says Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

Too late to avert 44% debt - Treasury

2014-02-27 20:16

It is too late for South Africa to prevent national debt reaching 44% of GDP within the next two years, finance director general Lungisa Fuzile says.

Will Gordhan stick to sound principles?

2014-02-17 16:56

The National Budget speech may have more of a political ring to it than usual with elections only about three months away.

Cosatu cheers ANC manifesto despite doubts

2014-01-15 13:17

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says the ANC's election manifesto has taken on board many working class demands, but the youth wage subsidy remains a concern.

Busa welcomes commitment to NDP

2013-10-23 19:38

Business Unity SA has welcomed the mini budget's re-affirmation of the government's commitment to the National Development Plan.

Budget in a nutshell

2013-10-23 15:17

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has tabled a mini budget loaded with cost cutting measures, starting in parliament.

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