Credible Gordhan stymied by political & policy paralysis

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In what might be his last Budget, Gordhan could ultimately not walk that extra mile in providing some type of sustainable programme for growth, says Daniel Silke.

Gordhan: Govt shouldn't let short-term gains scare off investors

2017-02-23 16:58

Government shouldn't chase investors away with a narrative for short-term gains but business also needs to have a social conscience, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Gordhan: We did consider VAT hike

2017-02-23 11:10

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says government must start having a conversation about value-added tax and that it is on the table, although there will be exemptions.

Key risks facing South Africa’s fiscal consolidation

2017-02-23 07:22

Many of South Africa’s state-owned enterprises are still being poorly managed, said Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his 2017 Budget Review.

WATCH: Gordhan is trapped, says analyst

2017-02-23 06:00

President Jacob Zuma would have most likely booted Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan out of office had he raised value-added tax, Keith Engel tells Fin24.

#Budget2017: Little good news for South Africans

2017-02-22 22:26

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2017 Budget Speech was one that was drafted in difficult economic times and uncertainty about his tenure as head of the National Treasury.

Treat workers better or lose in 2019, Nehawu warns ANC

2017-02-22 21:36

The ANC must stop taking workers for granted, otherwise it will lose the 2019 elections, trade union Nehawu has warned.

WATCH: Why SA's budget matters to the outside world

2017-02-22 19:24

Brand reputation management adviser Solly Moeng explains to Fin24 why the Budget Speech is important for global investors.

INFOGRAPHIC: All your tax tables

2017-02-22 16:59

This infographic sheds light on the impact of income tax, announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Police services to get bulk of defence budget

2017-02-22 16:32

The budget for defence, public order and safety will increase over the next three years from R190bn to R225bn by 2019/20, with police services receiving 47.3% of this.


ANCWL slams 'incoherence' between Gordhan's Budget and Zuma's SONA

2017-02-23 18:22

The ANC Women's League has slammed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech as being "incoherent" with President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address.

Gordhan's Budget Speech 'more presidential' than Zuma's SONA

2017-02-23 11:18

The hearty reception Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan got in Parliament when he delivered his Budget Speech is a reflection on President Jacob Zuma's failures, a political analyst says.

Cosatu, BBC disappointed by Gordhan's Budget 2017

2017-02-23 08:25

Cosatu and the Black Business Council explain why they are disappointed by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget 2017.

State workers could face voluntary severance packages

2017-02-23 06:42

Headcount in South Africa’s public service has stabilised but government is considering introducing voluntary severance packages to help keep a lid on its wage bill.

Gordhan's budget should appease ratings agencies - for now

2017-02-23 05:00

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's 2017 Budget will be viewed in a neutral light, say analysts.

WATCH: Fire ministers who don't create jobs - Cosatu

2017-02-22 21:40

Ministers should be given a target to create jobs and those who don't should be fired, Cosatu’s parliamentary representative Matthew Parks tells Fin24.

WATCH: Budget was pro-poor, but not populist - expert

2017-02-22 20:35

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's National Budget was pro-poor, but not populist - and that is an important distinction, according to Crispin Sonn from Save SA.

Gordhan aims to soothe tensions with SARS

2017-02-22 17:13

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says Treasury and senior managers at SARS have started new engagements to improve strained relations.

INFOGRAPHIC: Budget at a glance

2017-02-22 16:47

Have a look at Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech in one infographic.

WATCH: Budget in 90 seconds

2017-02-22 16:12

Watch this video of the budget in 90 seconds to find out what Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said in his speech.

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