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NMMU campuses to remain closed today and tomorrow

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has announced that they will remain closed today and tomorrow after attempts to negotiate with students yesterday failed. In a...
Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande

Universities to decide on 2017 fees

Universities will individually decide on the fee increases for 2017 academic year, Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, announced on Monday. Fees would,...

Gordhan: SA’s sound institutional framework will steady country

South Africa's sound institutional framework, built on the foundation of the Constitution, will hold the country in good stead as it faces uncertainty at...

Gordhan proposes measures to help state spend smarter

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan detailed several initiatives to reign in the widening deficit and improve the impact of spending by, among other things, investing...

MPs welcome Gordhan’s measures to contain debt

MPs have welcomed the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan's measures to clamp down on public debt, following his tabling of the Medium Term Budget...

Growth in SADC region holds opportunities for SA business

With the continued gloomy outlook in Eurozone countries and a slow down in growth in a number of developing economies, a rapidly growing Sub-Saharan...

Gordhan: Depts must seek greater value for money

Departments will have to consolidate programmes and activities, and seek greater value for money from what is available in the Fiscus, the Minister of...

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...

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