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today at 10:23. Facebook
The Food and Allied Workers Union - FAWU - has welcomed the Finance Minister's announcement that more discussions will be held before the so-called sugar tax is implemented.

Sugar tax a sweet deal for FAWU

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today at 09:30. Facebook
Consumerwatch's Wendy Knowler receives a lot of complaints about shoe purchases gone wrong. When is a return warranted?

If the shoe doesn’t fit, do you have the right of return?

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today at 08:48. Facebook
Senior detectives have been brought in to co-ordinate the probe into the brutal murder of Midlands couple, Roger and Christine Solik.

Search for Midlands couple's killers intensifies

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today at 08:12. Facebook
Researchers have announced the stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy.

WATCH: NASA discovers seven earth-like planets

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today at 07:11. Facebook
Political parties have reacted to Finance Minster, Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech - with some saying the Minister could've provided more solutions on how government plans to reduce expenditure.

Budget 2017: Mixed reaction from political parties

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today at 06:41. Facebook
The Durban University of Technology, in Pietermaritzburg. has suspended lectures for the rest of the week after a student protest broke out at its Indumiso campus in Imbali.

DUT protest: Pietermaritzburg campus closes its doors

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today at 05:51. Facebook
Reacting to Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech, the South African Institute of Race Relations says government could have elaborated on a workable plan to create new revenue.

Government on brink of fiscal catastrophe: SAIRR

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today at 04:55. Facebook
Former Springbok and Stormers captain Jean de Villiers says it is difficult to see a South African side winning the 2017 Super Rugby title, but expects a great improvement.

De Villiers fancies Bulls

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yesterday at 17:00. Facebook
South Africa owes its lenders R2.2-trillion.

Govt debt at 50% of GDP: Gordhan

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yesterday at 16:01. Facebook
The KZN wildlife fraternity has been left devastated by a brutal attack at a rhino rehabilitation centre earlier this week.

Staff attacked, calves killed at KZN rhino orphanage

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yesterday at 15:06. Facebook
Major businesses in Durban are being called upon to align themselves with the municipality's Radical Economic Transformation plan - to help bring about economic change.

City details economic transformation plan for Durban

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yesterday at 14:24. Facebook
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the tax revenue for 2016/ 2017 is likely to be R1.14-trillion - an increase of 7% from the previous year. The minister says high-income earners will be paying increased taxes.

Budget 2017: High earners to pay more in tax

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yesterday at 12:46. Facebook
Here's how KZN residents have been affected by the heavy rains this week.

WATCH: Roads flooded in parts of KZN

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yesterday at 12:13. Facebook
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is delivering his budget for 2017 in Parliament. Watch this live below.

LIVE: Minister Gordhan delivers 2017 Budget Speech

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yesterday at 11:28. Facebook
The KZN ANC Youth League's Thanduxolo Sabelo has called on President Jacob Zuma to intervene in - what he calls - 'the capture of Treasury by white monopoly capital.'

KZN ANCYL accuses Gordhan of conflict of interest

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yesterday at 11:10. Facebook
The five-match one-day series between the Proteas and New Zealand is now level at 1-1.

Too many soft dismissals - De Villiers

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yesterday at 10:33. Facebook
Analysts are widely expecting Pravin Gordhan to increase taxes - and possibly even VAT - to boost government's revenue following several years of sluggish economic growth.
In KZN, the chicken and sugar industries will also be listening to the Minister carefully.

Will #Budget2017 sweeten the deal or ruffle feathers?

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yesterday at 09:30. Facebook
Deputy Judge President, Phineas Mojapelo, ordered President Jacob Zuma and the ministers of Justice and International Relations to withdraw the notice of withdrawal.

LISTEN: SA's ICC withdrawal 'unconstitutional and invalid'

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yesterday at 08:59. Facebook
The Radical Economic Transformation Framework, still to be developed into a policy, will see small businesses grow with the help of larger enterprises that are compelled to subcontract to them.

Framework to support small businesses at the centre of Durban summit

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yesterday at 08:08. Facebook
Tax director, Brigitte Keirby-Smith, believes South Africans could hear more about "group taxation" during Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech.

Will Gordhan provide solutions for group taxation?

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