While international markets worry about what a credit downgrade might mean for South Africa‚ an economist says most citizens were unlikely to feel a big impact immediately.

S& P Global Ratings cut South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status on Monday following an emergency meeting over the weekend.

Opposition parties on Monday challenged ANC MPs to vote with their conscience and remove President Jacob Zuma during a proposed motion of no confidence.

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Gigaba, Mbalula to get welcoming parade

New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, new Police Minister Fikile Mbalula and his deputy Bongani Mkongi will have their official welcoming on Tuesday.

For the second year in a row, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has broken the Trillion Rand mark in revenue collection.

Newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has radical economic transformation at the top of his agenda.

At 10am today, 2.6 million beneficiaries had already accessed their social grants across the country through ATMs and Merchants, Government announced on Saturday.

ANC chairperson in Mpumalanga David Mabuza has expressed disappointment with those who used anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada's funeral and memorial service last week to call for the resignation of President Jacob Zuma.

The SA Communist Party's central committee will meet on Monday to discuss its call that President Jacob Zuma resign, and a call by the Cape Metro chapter that SACP-aligned ministers follow suit, newly installed Minister of Sport, Thulas Nxesi, said on Sunday.

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