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The NPA has dropped fraud charges against Pravin Gordhan
Posted by on Oct 31st, 2016

Shaun Abrahams, the director of public prosecutions, is currently still delivering his impromptu press conference, but reporters have already obtained documentation that shows charges against Pravin Gordhan and the other two SARS employees Ivan Pillay… Read More »

Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 31/10/2016
Posted by on Oct 31st, 2016

Des Van Rooyen visited Guptas 7 days in a row prior to appointment as finance minister [Sunday Times] The FBI has acquired a warrant to investigate emails found on the laptop of a former aide… Read More »

Did you see the #feesmustfall protester fall off a police Nyala vehicle outside parliament [VIDEO]
Posted by on Oct 28th, 2016

While Pravin Gordhan was delivering his mid-term budget speech the other day several students clashed with police outside parliament. Once again there is lots of debate as to who is to blame etc. and whether… Read More »

Did you see President Zuma sleeping during Pravin Gordhan’s mini-budget speech [video]
Posted by on Oct 27th, 2016

If you didn’t catch finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s mid-term budget speech on television yesterday then don’t worry because neither did Jacob Zuma and he was there in person. Well he missed part of it at… Read More »

Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 17/10/2016
Posted by on Oct 17th, 2016

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan drops massive Gupta bombshell. Details of “suspicious” bank transactions by Gupta-owned companies totalling almost R7bn [News24] HERE IT IS: The full list of 72 ‘dodgy’ Gupta transactions [News 24] Sars lawyers… Read More »

Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 29/08/2016
Posted by on Aug 29th, 2016

Swine flu outbreak in the Western Cape. WC Health Department says it’s following up on reports of a swine flu outbreak [EWN] Guptas to sell SA businesses. The controversial politically-connected Gupta family announced on Saturday… Read More »

Budget 2016 – SA to introduce sugar tax on the following types of items
Posted by on Feb 25th, 2016

Ok so if you read my previous post then you will know that yesterday Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered his 2016 Budget Speech and amoungst other things he said that sin taxes are increasing so… Read More »

Sin tax increases – here’s how much more you’ll be paying for cigarettes and alcohol
Posted by on Feb 24th, 2016

So Pravin Gordhan delivered his budget 2016 speech and so far there have been mixed reactions. I’m not gonna go into all the things he spoke about, but for now you should know that he… Read More »

Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 14/12/2015
Posted by on Dec 14th, 2015

Zuma appoints third finance minister in a week. After just four days, newly appointed finance minister David van Rooyen who took over from axed Nene has now been replaced by former finance minister Pravin Gordhan… Read More »

Awkward photo of two SA politicians kissing is awkward [pic]
Posted by on May 27th, 2014

Full points to two of SA’s male members of parliament for trying to recreate Helen Zille’s now famous kiss with Mamphela Ramphele. Well full points at least to the Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, who went… Read More »