February 23, 2017

‘We could have done better’: Human Rights Commission on Esidimeni

The South African Human Rights Commission apologised for not doing enough to intervene in the Life Esidimeni saga, before more than 100 psychiatric patients died while in the care of non-governmental organisations in Gauteng.
February 23, 2017

R5bn tertiary funding: Blade is happy, DA says it’s a short-term solution

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is satisfied with the R5 billion additional injection of funds proposed for tertiary fees, while the Democratic Alliance said it was a short-term solution which did not go far enough.
February 22, 2017

Watch and read the full budget speech here

Minister of Fiance Pravin Gordhan delivered his 2017 Budget Review in the National Assembly today. Here is his full speech
February 22, 2017

Health industry welcomes sugar tax but reckons ‘it should have been higher’

The announcement that sugar-sweetened beverages will be taxed within a year has left a bitter sweet taste in the mouths health industry experts.

February 19 2017

Love 2 Meet