NW Premier defends buying R1.3m car

North West Premier Thandi Modise’s office says the purchase of a R1.3 million vehicle was above board and ordered before Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced austerity measures.

Modise recently purchased a BMW 750i despite Gordhan’s announcement last year that excessive … Read the rest

Gordhan cans credit cards, flashy cars

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan drew a line in the sand on state spending on Wednesday, announcing cuts to official perks and giving half of government departments not a cent more in his mid-term budget review.

In a last-minute agreement with … Read the rest