Just last Friday, the US president sharply raised tariffs on all Chinese imports after Beijing hiked its own levies.
The South African president arrived at the G7 Summit on Sunday to market the country as an investment destination.
The government is, clearly, getting caught in a serious liquidity squeeze. And there are three options open to it.
We humbly propose the following Bill: the Administrative Adjudication of Real Government Horseshit Act, or AARGH for short.
The political party has so much invested into the e-tolls project that it cannot abandon it now.
Potterill is the judge who ruled against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in her case and for Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan

DA set to investigate Van Damme for punching a ‘racist man’ at V&A Waterfront

The outspoken DA MP claims she’s been having a terrible year in the party, but will continue to fight on, even if it makes her ‘sound like Jacob Zuma’.

Some of Bobroffs’ stolen millions will be coming back to SA

The Bobroffs ‘had the necessary intention to overreach and to conceal or evade paying tax on the proceeds of their illegal activities’ – Judge Malindi.

Gauteng ANC holds summit on ‘deteriorating state of local government’

It will also deliberate on the 2017/18 Audit Outcomes report released by the Auditor-General in June.

How VBS looted our municipalities

And who was involved. Forensic investigation lifts the lid.

Tshwane mayor’s claims about mystery R1bn tender report a ‘blue lie’- ANC

The opposition in the capital city say they have a stamped council report that shows up Stevens Mokgalapa.

Buthelezi’s continued IFP leadership has destroyed young leaders – analyst

If the former party leader was a true democrat, he could have left during the time of Oscar Dhlomo and Frank Mdlalose, says political analyst.

VBS heist: Forensic reports confirm official broke the law

The reports indicated that investments of over R100m had been illegal in terms of several laws governing municipalities.

Small-scale farmers still at war over government support

The municipal councillor said claims that the municipality discriminated against emerging black farmers were untrue.

Zuma’s call for ‘honest government’ an insult to Ramaphosa – analyst

The former president was instilling in the minds of ANC supporters that the incumbent leader is not honest, claims a political analyst.

Motshekga caught up in teachers’ union furore

The union’s spokesperson believes ‘disgruntled members’ aim to disrupt proceedings and cause embarrassment for the minister.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane to attend mass prayer meeting for her

In June, the public protector tweeted that only divine intervention could stop her.

Joburg debt relief programme has R4bn price tag

Application will be open next week, with qualifying consumers expected to receive immediate relief through a 50% debt write-off.

Aarto Act could see you paying R1,000 for single trip from Joburg to Pretoria

Outa says it remains to be seen how Aarto would classify the signs instructing drivers to pay e-tolls to force people to pay.

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