There is Sassa money, just no contract - Treasury

2017-03-14 14:14

The contract to distribute social grants, and not the availability of money, is at issue in the crisis, Treasury DG Lungisa Fuzile has told MPs.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Crisis of confidence' in Dlamini - Scopa chair

2017-03-14 12:30

Scopa chairperson Themba Godi has said that it has become quite evident by the events unfolding around the Sassa grants predicament that there is now a 'crisis of confidence' in Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and her department.

Moyane hits out at Gordhan for treating him ‘like a little boy’ - report

2017-02-24 11:14

Letters between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and South African Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane indicate an acrimonious relationship, according to the Mail & Guardian.

Don’t blame Treasury for welfare payment saga - DA

2017-02-16 13:46

The Social Development Portfolio Committee and the Department of Social Development should not blame Treasury for the saga regarding social welfare payments, says the DA.

Gordhan says extending Net 1 welfare deal is unlawful

2017-02-15 12:23

The finance minister has told his Cabinet colleague in charge of welfare that her plan to extend a contract with a unit of Net 1 would be “unlawful,” a letter shows.

Gordhan responds: Guptas’ claims are politically-driven and sensational

2017-01-20 23:42

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the Guptas have made politically-driven and sensational claims in its press statement that summarised its responding affidavit.

Treasury battles to fill SAA vacancy

2017-01-15 07:38

Treasury is battling to appoint an extra SAA board member with “aviation experience”, at a time when the airline’s turnaround strategy remains in trouble.

Brown confident Treasury will not fall

2016-12-18 06:04

Kenneth Brown says he leaves the office of chief procurement officer in the Treasury without any fear that the vacancy would open the door to a form of capture.

Treasury: Sugary beverages tax is not a stealth tax

2016-12-09 07:45

A director at National Treasury tells Fin24 the government isn't sugar coating the proposed tax on beverages to escape raising the Value-Added Tax rate.

Treasury battles SOEs for tender documents amid mammoth review

2016-12-02 16:13

Three state-owned entities, as well as the Department of Public Enterprises, have not supplied Treasury with documents for its tender review process.


Sassa: Gordhan cautions politicians to steer clear of procurement

2017-03-14 13:15

Speaking on Treasury’s role in the social grant payments crisis, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has emphasised that politicians should not interfere with procurement processes.

Grants crisis worsens

2017-03-05 06:01

This week’s deal struck between social development and Cash Paymaster may be in jeopardy should it not get Treasury approval.

Gordhan must focus on govt wages, interest payments

2017-02-21 05:00

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan needs to address public sector wages and high government interest payments in his budget, say analysts.

Mark Barnes denies Post Office links to Sassa grants bid

2017-02-15 15:30

Reports linking the South African Post Office to a bid for South Africa Social Security Agency grants to “CPS, Net1 or any other parties are not true”, says SAPO.

SAA and Treasury quash Gordhan axing Myeni rumour

2017-02-15 07:56

South African Airways and National Treasury say no board meeting occurred on Tuesday and that chairperson Dudu Myeni was not fired.

Gupta response to Gordhan under the microscope

2017-01-20 13:52

In responding to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's bid to prevent him from intervening with banks on their behalf, the Guptas seem to have put the focus on politics.

How to empower municipalities

2017-01-15 06:03

Political will and proper systems can ensure profitability, write Miyelani Holeni and Alex Mabunda.

We will be poorer in 2017

2016-12-18 06:03

SA faces the prospect of an increased battle for resources, as well as wider and more explosive social unrest, as its citizens are set to become poorer for the third year in a row.

FIC Bill objections not based on legal opinion - Treasury

2016-12-07 12:16

Neither the Progressive Professionals Forum nor the Black Business Forum have based their objections to the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill on a legal opinion, says Treasury.

What SA should do with ratings breather - Treasury

2016-11-27 16:46

Recent ratings outcomes mean SA is given time to fast-track growth strategies to minimise the costs associated with negative sentiments, says Treasury.

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