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R750 million to be spent on renovating minister’s homes and other government buildings: report

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration is set to splash out on renovations for ministerial homes and other government-owned buildings, including R29 million on a guardhouse and R29 million on gates and a doghouse. The Sunday Times reports that more than R730 million has been set aside for a number of upgrades, at a time when the country’s tax-collection […]

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Battle of the supermarkets: the shops with the cheapest groceries

Food, fuel and electricity costs continue to rise and we find ourselves having to get a bit more creative with our budgets. Managing your grocery bill is one way to help you stay in the green. Unfortunately, our expenses are growing but our paychecks are remaining the same. BankservAfrica noted that the average real take-home pay […]

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Home Affairs to increase staff capacity

Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele says they are planning to increase staff capacity at all ports of entry during the Easter weekend. Briefing the media in Pretoria, Cwele announced the operational hour’s extension to selected ports of entry across the country. He says the Department plans to deploy additional staff members to ports of entry that […]

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Toyota Stadium DID offer hosting Nedbank Cup Final, but was denied

Contrarily to the announcement made by PSL regarding the hosting of the Nedbank Cup Final, Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein is and always was, available for the Nedbank Cup Final. It was with great disappointment that Free State Rugby learned that the Moses Mabhida Stadium had been chosen to host the Nedbank Cup Final after Toyota […]

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ANC: Magashule must handle corruption claims on his own

The ANC’s secretary general (SG) Ace Magashule had no right to issue a statement to City Press and the Sunday Times as well as journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh over an explosive book tying him to corruption in the Free State, argues a senior ANC source. On Sunday, the two newspapers reported on some of the claims […]