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How would you handle economy if you were president for a day?

How would you handle economy if you were president for a day?

How would you handle economy if you were president for a day?
BLF’s crowdfund shut down: “White capital showed us its power.”

BLF’s crowdfund shut down: “White capital showed us its power.”

Black First Land First's crowdfunding campaign was shut down and the party says the Oppenheimer family is to blame. BLF was involved in an altercation with the family and they say that's why their campaign was shut down.

BLF’s crowdfund shut down: “White capital showed us its power.”
Explainer: How much trouble is South Africa's economy in?

Explainer: How much trouble is South Africa's economy in?

There are several factors to consider when trying to figure out if South Africa's economy is in trouble. Briefly.co.za takes a look at 3 key factors; unemployment, the rand to the dollar exchange rate, as well as government debt.

Explainer: How much trouble is South Africa's economy in?
Who would win the elections if South Africans had to vote tomorrow?

Who would win the elections if South Africans had to vote tomorrow?

A survey of adult South Africans revealed the ANC will win an election if the country had to head to the polls tomorrow. The DA is losing voters, but tied with the EFF in the second spot, with 11% saying they will vote for them.

Who would win the elections if South Africans had to vote tomorrow?
SA billionaire accuses Malusi Gigaba of lying to Parliament

SA billionaire accuses Malusi Gigaba of lying to Parliament

Business tycoon and South African billionaire, Nicky Oppenheimer accused Malusi Gigaba, the Home Affairs Minister, of lying to Parliament when they appeared before the Home Affairs Committee to state their case about Fireblade.

SA billionaire accuses Malusi Gigaba of lying to Parliament
Ramaphosa suspends NPA's Jiba and Mrwebi pending outcome of inquiry

Ramaphosa suspends NPA's Jiba and Mrwebi pending outcome of inquiry

The NPA's Lawrence Mrwebi, the Special Director of Public Prosecutions, and Nomgcobo Jiba, the Deputy National Director, have been suspended while government waits for the outcome of an inquiry into their fitness to hold office.

Ramaphosa suspends NPA's Jiba and Mrwebi pending outcome of inquiry
Explainer: Why e-tolls aren't working and should be scrapped

Explainer: Why e-tolls aren't working and should be scrapped

Msimanga said e-tolls are an excessive and unnecessary burden on Gauteng motorists. He claims motorists are struggling to pay e-tolls due to rising living costs, inflation increases, as well as the increase in the fuel price.

Explainer: Why e-tolls aren't working and should be scrapped
BLF accuses Ramaphosa and Malema of lying about land in open letter

BLF accuses Ramaphosa and Malema of lying about land in open letter

The BLF had a strong message for Ramaphosa and Malema: "Gentlemen, there is still time to salvage yourselves. Stop the delay tactics and bring a Bill on land expropriation to parliament before the 2019 elections."

BLF accuses Ramaphosa and Malema of lying about land in open letter
Letter: Dear DD Mabuza, please save us from another Zuma era

Letter: Dear DD Mabuza, please save us from another Zuma era

Kgabo Maditodi has written a public letter to Deputy President David Mabuza. He implores on Mabuza to abandon his ambition of succeeding President Cyril Ramaphosa in order to "save South Africa from another Zuma era."

Letter: Dear DD Mabuza, please save us from another Zuma era
Limpopo premier Mathabatha admits that voice in love recording is his

Limpopo premier Mathabatha admits that voice in love recording is his

The premier of Limpopo province, Stan Mathabatha, has admitted that it is indeed him speaking a viral love recording. He is heard in the voice recording expressing his love for Florence Radzilani. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Limpopo premier Mathabatha admits that voice in love recording is his
Former MEC claims Guptas offered him R2m to sign off on R41.8bn project

Former MEC claims Guptas offered him R2m to sign off on R41.8bn project

The former Free State economic development MEC, Mxolisi Dukwana, claimes he was offered R2 million by Tony Gupta for his signature for a government deal that would have seen the Guptas secure a R41.8 billion investment.

Former MEC claims Guptas offered him R2m to sign off on R41.8bn project
Nhlanhla Nene has officially resigned as a Member of Parliament

Nhlanhla Nene has officially resigned as a Member of Parliament

Not long after stepping down as Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene also resigned as MP. Nene left his post as Finance Minister after he admitted that he had previously lied about his relations with the Gupta family.

Nhlanhla Nene has officially resigned as a Member of Parliament
Mboweni: state capture was one of the "greatest heists of our time"

Mboweni: state capture was one of the "greatest heists of our time"

While speaking at his former university, Tito Mboweni said state capture was one of the "greatest heists of our times". The finance minister then added it was important for him to keep his institution, National Treasury, credible.

Mboweni: state capture was one of the "greatest heists of our time"
Parliament confirms it will investigate Floyd Shivambu over VBS scandal

Parliament confirms it will investigate Floyd Shivambu over VBS scandal

Parliament has confirmed it will investigate Floyd Shivambu's alleged conflict of interest after his brother, Brian, was implicated in the VBS saga. While Floyd has denied the claims, the DA welcomed Parliament's speedy response.

Parliament confirms it will investigate Floyd Shivambu over VBS scandal
SA has mixed reactions to EFF's claims about VBS heist and Shivambu

SA has mixed reactions to EFF's claims about VBS heist and Shivambu

The EFF leader, Julius Malema, told journalists during a press briefing that Floyd Shivambu's financial statement have not indicated that he received any monies from the VBS heist. South Africans had mixed reactions to the news.

SA has mixed reactions to EFF's claims about VBS heist and Shivambu
Old man’s RDP house remains half built thanks to VBS scandal

Old man’s RDP house remains half built thanks to VBS scandal

The entire nation was left shocked after a list was released of those who were allegedly involved in the VBS Mutual Bank heist. One tweep asked her followers what could have been done with that money. Her answer was pure gold.

Old man’s RDP house remains half built thanks to VBS scandal
Mcebo Dlamini: From student activist to possible ANCYL president

Mcebo Dlamini: From student activist to possible ANCYL president

Mcebo Dlamini first made it onto South Africa's radar when he was arrested during the 2016 #FeesMustFall protests at Wits University. Now, the controversial activist has become a fan favourite to become the new ANCYL president.

Mcebo Dlamini: From student activist to possible ANCYL president
R75.6bn wasted on irregular expenditure at state entities and departments

R75.6bn wasted on irregular expenditure at state entities and departments

The DA revealed that government's wasteful expenditure could be as much as R75.6 billion this year. The opposition party said this could be much higher, as not all departments and entities have finalised their financial reports.

R75.6bn wasted on irregular expenditure at state entities and departments
Meet Tokyo Sexwale, the activist, husband, politician and businessman

Meet Tokyo Sexwale, the activist, husband, politician and businessman

Born as Mosima Gabriel Sexwale on 5 March, 1953 in Soweto, Tokyo emerged as an important figure in the African National Congress (ANC) during the anti-apartheid struggle. He then became a leading politician and businessman.

Meet Tokyo Sexwale, the activist, husband, politician and businessman
8 facts about Duduzane Zuma, who’s implicated in state capture

8 facts about Duduzane Zuma, who’s implicated in state capture

Duduzane Zuma has been making news headline since he arrived on the scene a few years ago. Sadly, the news has not been good. The former president’s son has been accused of killing a woman and being involved in state capture.

8 facts about Duduzane Zuma, who’s implicated in state capture
Female politician made history by taking her newborn baby to UN summit

Female politician made history by taking her newborn baby to UN summit

Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, who recently delivered a baby girl has made history with her 3-month-old baby. The prime minister took her baby with her to a peace summit at the United Nations.

Female politician made history by taking her newborn baby to UN summit
ICYMI: Racist rants, president talks about plot and Magashule scrutinised

ICYMI: Racist rants, president talks about plot and Magashule scrutinised

This week's top stories include a man's racist rant, Ramaphosa responding to a plot to oust him, a human trafficer being put behind bars, Ace Magashule under the spotlight and top officials who aren't qualified for their jobs.

ICYMI: Racist rants, president talks about plot and Magashule scrutinised
'We need to stop blaming apartheid for our problems,' says Reverend

'We need to stop blaming apartheid for our problems,' says Reverend

Writing on Twitter, Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, the leader of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), said the ANC is squarely to blame for the current woes facing South Africa. People should therefore stop blaming apartheid.

'We need to stop blaming apartheid for our problems,' says Reverend
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