#StateCapture, #BudgetSpeech receive top media, social coverage: Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s Budget speech dominated social media this past week with many focusing on the Value Added Tax hike, according to media monitoring company ROi Africa.
ANC NEC to meet for first time post-Zuma: The ANC’s National Executive Committee is expected to meet in Irene, Gauteng in the wake of the resignation of Jacob Zuma as president, and the subsequent election of Cyril Ramaphosa.
Positional switches a hit and miss affair: When Os du Randt made his first comeback from retirement, one of his coaches thought he’d turn him into a tighthead prop.
Former policeman shot dead in Roodepoort robbery: A former policeman has been killed in a house robbery in Roodekraans, west of Johannesburg.
Cyclist killed in hit and run ahead of Krugersdorp race: A well known rugby operations manager and cyclist has been killed in an apparent hit and run ahead of the Berge en Dale cycling race outside Krugersdorp, a statement on behalf of the organisers says.
Unstoppable Lions down Jaguares in try-fest: The Lions have convincingly beaten the Jaguares in their Super Rugby encounter at Emirates Airlines Park on Saturday.
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