ARTICLES RELATING TO PRAVIN GORDHAN

Clanwilliam Dam costs rise to R2.5bn

2014-07-15 20:00

The raising of the Clanwilliam Dam, which jumped by R300m over the last five months, will commence in October, says Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

Official spends R17 000 a month on 'entertainment'

2014-07-02 19:27

A State Security Agency official has spent over R17 000 on "entertainment" in less than a month, it has been revealed.

Why Gordhan was moved sideways

2014-05-26 14:23

News24 takes a look at the story behind Zuma's surprise decision to move Pravin Gordhan from his finance post.

Nene takes over from Gordhan

2014-05-25 21:37

Nhlanhla Nene, the former deputy finance minister, has been promoted to replace Pravin Gordhan.

Nene takes over from Gordhan

2014-05-25 19:18

Nhlanhla Nene, the former deputy finance minister, has been promoted to replace Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma set to announce cabinet

2014-05-25 07:59

President Jacob Zuma is set to announce his cabinet this morning and is reportedly planning a major shakeup of his security cluster.

Gordhan heads to Nigeria for Africa summit

2014-05-05 20:13

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, together with two other ministers, will represent South Africa at the World Economic Forum on Africa Summit in Nigeria.

Gordhan: SA needs balanced border control

2014-05-02 13:15

SA needs to weigh up the movement of people and goods at its borders against promoting tourism and managing threats, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Taxpayers can now turn to new Tax Ombud

2014-04-07 12:42

The new SA Tax Ombud can review and address complaints by taxpayers regarding service, procedural or administrative issues relating to their dealings with Sars.

Gordhan: No money for govt perks

2014-04-02 05:30
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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has cracked the whip on state spending, saying government should live modestly and no extra money will be provided for new perks.

Free flights for retired MPs proposed

2014-03-30 12:05
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Retired MPs could get up to 24 free flights a year for 10 years, according to a proposal currently before Parliament, says a report.

Call to privatise electricity management

2014-03-12 07:22

Privatising electricity management will solve some of the country's energy woes, according to civil rights organisation AfriForum.

ANC programmes 'budgeted for'

2014-03-10 12:06

Programmes for economic transformation mentioned in the ANC's election manifesto have been budgeted for, and the manifesto is a "realistic plan", the party says.

Huge tax incentive for retirees

2014-03-05 13:39

Old Mutual legal adviser Tristan Naidoo says the tax breaks announced in the budget speech by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for retirees is a big incentive.

Gordhan wants financial good for South Africans

2014-03-05 13:22

An expert looks at Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's intentions with retirement and savings plans.

Budget 2014: Pravin vs Manuel

2014-03-04 17:49

When Trevor Manuel was finance minister, a booming economy and increased efficiency in tax collection meant there was scope to expand welfare spending.

Budget shows all must help SA grow

2014-02-28 19:30

South Africa could be a great country under certain conditions, say more experts in reaction to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech.

JP Landman: Impotent budget dispels fears

2014-02-28 16:19

No matter what they claim, no other political party could have presented any other budget in SA at this point in time, says an economist.

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Pravin Gordhan touching on over-indebtedness in his budget speech is welcomed, says Credit Matters CEO Roger Brown.

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E-tolls revolt weighed on budget - tax expert

2014-02-28 11:24

The prospect of a revolt by taxpayers on matters such as e-tolls is reflected in the nature of the budget, says a Deloitte's tax expert.

Too late to avert 44% debt - Treasury

2014-02-27 20:16

It is too late for South Africa to prevent national debt reaching 44% of GDP within the next two years, finance director general Lungisa Fuzile says.

Nene: Black professionals charge too much

2014-02-27 16:10

Black professionals must stop charging municipalities such exorbitant prices for their services, according to Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Budget 'a rallying cry to curb wasteful spend'

2014-02-27 13:01

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget was a rallying cry for the ANC to get its act together, waste less and spend more efficiently, says an economist.

Thank goodness for Gordhan's boring budget

2014-02-27 08:54

Stability and not rocking the boat is exactly what a responsible, sensible minister of finance in a tight fiscal spot should deliver, says Jaco Leuvennink.

 

Clanwilliam Dam costs soars to R2.5bn

2014-07-15 18:57

The cost of raising the Clanwilliam Dam wall in the Western Cape has apparently increased again.

Gordhan to clean up metros

2014-06-22 10:30
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The new minister of co-operative governance and traditional affairs, Pravin Gordhan, says he wants to put the right people, with the right skills and qualifications, in charge of service delivery.

Gordhan's shock move sends signal on policy

2014-05-26 05:00
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Nomura's emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto describes Pravin Gordhan's new portfolio as "a tiny ministry with little power".

Nene's appointment won't spook investors

2014-05-25 21:35

Investors will be reassured that not much is likely to change under new finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in terms of policy, say analysts.

Zuma replaces Pravin Gordhan

2014-05-25 19:04
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President Jacob Zuma has announced his Cabinet, replacing Pravin Gordhan as finance minister .

Left-over funds used for MEC's R940K car - dpt

2014-05-16 18:19
237 comments

Left-over funds have been used to buy a R940 000 vehicle for North West Health MEC Magome Masike, his department says.

Big ANC win could boost economic reforms

2014-05-05 18:29
98 comments

A landslide ANC victory at the polls could see President Jacob Zuma throw his full weight behind the NDP that boosts investment-friendly policies, analysts say.

Gordhan: No wasting of taxpayers' money

2014-04-07 14:17
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The government owes it to taxpayers to spend their money wisely, honestly and efficiently, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Sassa to crack down on grant fraudsters

2014-04-03 18:59

Names of bogus grant beneficiaries will be handed over to the fraud unit of Sassa, says Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Sars surpasses tax collection target

2014-04-01 17:12

The Revenue Service has collected R899.7bn the past financial year, surpassing its target of R899bn, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma could owe Sars R16.8m - DA

2014-03-26 15:35
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President Jacob Zuma could owe the taxman R16.8m for the fringe benefits he derived from so-called security upgrades to his private Nkandla homestead, the DA says.

Gordhan: Power pains to last 2 more years

2014-03-11 16:00

South Africa is likely to have adequate electricity supply in around two years, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Huge tax incentive for retirees

2014-03-05 14:02

Old Mutual legal adviser Tristan Naidoo says the tax breaks announced in the budget speech by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for retirees is a big incentive.

Huge tax incentive for retirees

2014-03-05 13:30

Old Mutual legal adviser Tristan Naidoo says the tax breaks announced in the budget speech by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for retirees is a big incentive.

Pravin vs Manuel

2014-03-04 18:39

The economy is stuck in second gear since Pravin Gordhan came in, says Dave Mohr.

Rand weakens amid Ukraine crisis

2014-03-03 18:27

The rand has fallen as investors dumped high-yielding assets in a wave of risk aversion fanned by political tensions in Ukraine.

3 ways the budget affects you

2014-02-28 19:11

Another budget speech has come and gone and here are three significant changes that will impact you.

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People can only save if they have income and this is only possible if they have jobs, but Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's speech did not outline any framework to help create jobs, says Credit Matters CEO Roger Brown.

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Petrol price blow for motorists

2014-02-28 15:31
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Motorists will have to cough up more for a litre of petrol from Wednesday, the energy department has announced.

Expert warns of fiscal debt trap

2014-02-27 20:30

The budget makes no real moves to improve South Africa's fiscal health, says economist Dawie Roodt.

Group criticises social spending

2014-02-27 19:59

The excessive focus in the budget on social spending is not sustainable, AfriSake says.

Gordhan: Black, white must work together

2014-02-27 14:50

It is time for black and white businesses to find each other and work together to establish partnerships, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Fuel levy rises to quarter of petrol cost

2014-02-27 12:24

The petrol price is set to rise to above R14/litre when the higher taxes and an expected hike in the basic fuel price come into effect within the next few weeks.

Gordhan slams developed states

2014-02-27 09:27

Pravin Gordhan has lashed out at what he called a negative narrative from some developed countries, which blame global market turmoil on emerging nations.

Parties laud 'conservative' budget

2014-02-27 07:27

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech contained few surprises, getting the nod from opposition parties and businesses.

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