Relief for taxpayers will come through above-inflation increases in all tax brackets and will be welcome news, although excise duties on alcohol and tobacco go up along with a 25 cent a litre increase in fuel levies.
Julius Malema was in full flight when he agreed to answer a question from ANC MP Boy Mamabolo.
President Cyril Ramaphosa works with a team but is also hands-on, making changes right up to the moment he gets into the vehicle in the official convoy that will ferry him to Parliament.
Advocate Kholeka Gcaleka would take over from Advocate Kevin Malunga whose term expires next month.
Parliament’s justice committee on Tuesday decided there were no compelling reasons to recommend that they should be restored to their positions at the NPA.
Following a special NEC meeting on Monday, the ANC has resolved to recall Jacob Zuma as state President.
The ANC formally nominated Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as the only candidates to run for the presidency of the party.
Hlengiwe Mkhize has been announced as the Minister of Higher Education and Training, replacing Blade Nzimande.
Parliament’s inquiry has heard that the journalist, who is part of the so-called SABC 8, was shot in the face with an air rifle.