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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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Municipalities to take over housing, public transport

Building new low-cost houses and rolling out public transport would be devolved to municipalities and greater technical support will be provided in rural areas,...

State finance institutions mooted to help fund infrastructure

Government is exploring options aimed at boosting infrastructure funding through enhancing the role of the country's development finance institutions and by mobilising private-sector capacity,...

SARS to introduce mechanism to reduce tax clearance fraud

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced that in a bid to reduce corruption in the tax clearance request process, the South African Revenue Service...

Report to assess sustainability of state’s spending options

The National Treasury is expected to next month release the preliminary findings of a long-term fiscal report that will assess the sustainability of spending...

R461.1m Afcon spending was ‘cut to bone’

The National Treasury has allocated an extra R461.1 million for South Africa's hosting of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) soccer tournament, but...

Marikana has dented confidence in SA

The Marikana shooting in August and the industrial action which has followed in its wake, have dented confidence and lowered growth prospects for the...

Housebreaking perceived to be most common crime: Survey

Six out of ten South African households perceive housebreaking/burglary to be one of the most common types of crimes with approximately 62% of households...

Young South Africans disagree with latest crime stats

While official statistics released last week showed an overall  decline in crime, young South Africans disagree. This is according to consumer insights company Pondering Panda...

Interactive crime stats map for Mandela Bay

Metro Newspaper has developed an interactive map for the Nelson Mandela Bay region, based on the 2011/12 crime statistics released by the South African...

551 people murdered in Nelson Mandela Bay

There were 551 people murdered in Nelson Mandela Bay between the 1st of April 2011 and the 31st of March 2012, according to police...


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