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Is the budget really pro-poor?


In his budget speech this week, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene emphasised the importance of keeping SA fiscal policy progressive – that is, geared at redistributing resources from the rich to the poor. His tax proposals support this principle by raising taxes for the rich. But in truth, it is far more complicated than that.

‘Restore public trust after spy cable scandal’

Homes destroyed as fire rages in Cape Town

There’s a new bitch in town

Can you really afford that car?


SA may soon get ‘the dole’


Government is planning to introduce social assistance to unemployed South Africans between the ages of 19 and 59 who do not receive support from government.

Spy cables may not hinder relations

The weird world of politics: Bunch of winners

Politicians play nice

SA’s spies run for cover


Farm murders down, police plans working – Phiyega

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega believes that the police’s safety plans are working, hence the 30% drop in farm murders since 2010.

Skydiver rescued after suffering seizure at 2800m

The middle class cash bomb debt-onates

‘Syndicate’ robs army of booze, meat

Wealth Gap: Custard couture grows up

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Black lawyers blast Mbete

Kelly Khumalo’s Metro fist fight

What Nene doesn’t know

Khulubuse Zuma goes to court over R1.5 billion Aurora claims


Homecoming for Jobodwana

SA sprinter says he is excited to be returning to these shores after competing on the US college circuit.

Saru unveils racial goals

Pressing Issues: It’s D-day for the two giants of SA soccer

Mind games: Time for the sport of rugby to adapt or die

Majoro the return

Mi Casa on the big screen

Celebrating Metro magic

The Spear artist takes up arms again

ETFs can protect your money from a bad economy

The ABC of investing via ETFs

Winning Women – Grace Matlhape: Topping up from the bottom

It’s not cool to screw working people while leaving corporates alone

Voters ready to ring in changes

Keep the spooks out of our politics

How to maximise your retirement savings

How to add punch to office meetings

How To … manage your inbox at work

War of the spies

Spy cables may sadly herald greater secrecy

The echo chamber: The politics of intelligence

The impact of the spy cables

Spy Cables: Planned terror attack in SA stopped