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Rural municipalities to get bulk of municipal funds

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan said 47.5 percent of the available funds this year, will be allocated to national government, 43 percent to provincial government and 9 percent to local government.

Additional R28-billion to be raised in taxes

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan said an additional R28-billion will be raised in taxes during the 2017/18 financial year, to help the South African government achieve some of its development goals.

Treasury to spend R1.5-trillion in 2017/18

National Treasury has proposed expenditure of R1.56-trillion during the 2017/18 financial year.

Gordhan: 95 percent of wealth in hands of the 10 percent

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said wealth remained highly concentrated throughout the world, but especially in South Africa, where 95 percent of the wealth was in the hands of 10 percent of the population.

SABC responds to report with accusations of bias

The SABC has accused Parliament's ad hoc committee of bias during the inquiry into the fitness of the board to hold office.

DA happy with high court's ICC ruling

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the judgement made by the North Gauteng High Court concerning the ANC government's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Learners sent to hospital after prank backfires

Twenty-four learners were sent to the emergency room after a prank involving poison went horribly wrong at Silverstream High School in Manenberg.

City mayor facing possible party expulsion

Mayor Patricia de Lille is facing possible expulsion from the DA if found guilty of being involved in leaking confidential party documents to the media.

Maimane says its time for Mugabe to step down

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says that it is time for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to recognise that his time as president has come to an end.

60 injured in bus collision

Sixty people were injured in Pretoria when two Putco busses collided on Tuesday.

Newborn left outside saved by paramedics

A day-old baby found outside in the rain in Witbank has been saved paramedics.
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