‘Let me do my job’: Gordhan

President Jacob Zuma flew out of the country this morning and will remain abroad for a fortnight as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan slugs it out with the Hawks. Gordhan yesterday said he would not comply with the summons by Hawks head General Berning Ntlemeza to present himself at the unit’s offices today. The Hawks said […]

Cosmetics industry to get a makeover in SA

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi plans to roll out new regulations for the labelling of cosmetics in South Africa. The proposed regulations‚ which have been published in the Government Gazette for public scrutiny‚ aim to bring about better “regulatory oversight” over cosmetics sold in the country. Among the proposed amendments are that manufacturers‚ packers‚ distributors‚ importers […]

Is Busi the new Thuli?

The ANC yesterday switched its support of Judge Siraj Desai to take over as public protector, recommending Busisiwe Mkhwebane instead. Mkhwebane, an advocate, was relatively unknown when she was interviewed for the post. She was backed by all the parties except the DA. She will now be recommended for the post to the National Assembly, […]

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