SA broadband policy 'on track', says Cisco

2015-03-26 16:52

Despite the minimal reference to broadband in the State of the Nation, the government has a robust policy to roll out services, says an industry player.

Nene slams media on Eskom reporting

2015-03-24 13:28

Government is taking measures to resolve Eskom's problems and the reporting on the topic has not been helpful, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has told MPs.

SA firms eye tech education sales boost

2015-03-20 08:55

The prospect of paperless education has sent flutters of possibility through hardware suppliers who intend on capitalising on the move toward mobile technology for schools.

Eskom's tariff hike shocker

2015-03-19 22:03

If Eskom’s application for a further power price adjustment is approved, it will result in a whopping 22.27% hike in just one financial year, says the City of Cape Town.

Anthea Jeffery: Small business and the BEE burden

2015-03-06 08:00

BEE has grown out of proportion and deviated from its original purpose – it continues to create a gap between the top earners and the rest of the SA.

Is the budget really pro-poor?

2015-03-02 20:26

In his budget speech, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene emphasised the importance of keeping SA fiscal policy progressive. Dewald van Rensburg interrogates this assertion.

Nene is running out of options - expert

2015-03-01 14:26

The government is divided and Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene can only do so much in his budget speech as he is not the president, says an expert.

Sanral welcomes Nene's e-toll stance

2015-02-27 14:20

The SA National Roads Agency has welcomed Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's endorsement of the e-tolling system in Gauteng.

Herman Mashaba on Budget 2015: What would Nene do if SA had real shareholders?

2015-02-27 12:30

One of SA’s leading entrepreneurs, Herman Mashaba, wonders what shareholders would do to a CEO who dropped his growth target 25% just five months after setting it.

Eskom: Nene mum on sale of assets

2015-02-26 19:59

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has again refused to identify the non-core state assets which would be sold off to raise money for Eskom.


SARS remains solid institution - Nene

2015-03-24 16:38

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has underpinned his belief that the South African Revenue Service is a "solid institution".

Decline Eskom tariff hikes - DA

2015-03-23 21:12

The National Energy Regulator of SA should decline any more tariff increases for Eskom in 2015, the Democratic Alliance says.

Nene names panel to advise SARS

2015-03-20 05:00

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has announced the seven-member advisory committee to advise him on matters relating to the SA Revenue Service.

Middle, high earners to feel post-budget pinch

2015-03-06 14:24

It is likely that middle to high income earners will feel the post-budget pinch, according to Hugo Malherbe, product development executive at PPS Investments.

Fuel levy likely to more than cover RAF claim costs

2015-03-03 07:02

The government expects the hike in the fuel levy to cover the monthly claim costs of the embattled Road Accident Fund with a bit to spare, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Eskom hopes to avoid load shedding

2015-03-02 11:19

Eskom is hopeful that it will not have to implement load shedding on Monday and possibly not even for the rest of the week, a spokesperson has told Fin24.

Two key encouraging messages in budget 2015

2015-02-27 18:05

There are two key encouraging messages from Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's budget according to the tax director at Deloitte, Anthea Scholtz, .

Wine, brandy industry happy with review

2015-02-27 13:03

The SA wine and brandy industry has welcomed a concession from government on the latest excise duty increases.

No miracles, no apocalypse for SA - expert

2015-02-27 12:27

Budget 2015 shows it could be the first time government is more pessimistic about economic growth than the private sector, says an economist.

Public protector gets R60m lifeline

2015-02-26 18:54

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she is grateful for her R60m budgetary allocation which will stave off bankruptcy, but this is only a drop in the ocean.

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