Ratings risk: Time is running out for SA

2016-12-06 18:56

The risks remain high of a credit ratings downgrade unless South Africa makes more than “piecemeal” progress on structural reforms, cautions Overberg Asset Management.

Judge Dennis Davis: I'm not probing disciplinary matters at Sars

2016-12-01 17:09

Judge Dennis Davis made it clear that the committee he heads isn't investigating matters between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Sars boss Tom Moyane.

Jammine: Pravin’s being naive – ANC infighting WILL block economic reforms.

2016-11-29 11:17

Pravin Gordhan’s view that political turmoil won't distract the ANC from the structural reforms needed to avoid a junk downgrade seems naive, says an economist.

Gordhan hails Team SA for beating junk

2016-11-27 08:27

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan believes SA’s avoidance of “junk” status from rating agencies Moody’s and Fitch was a “major collective effort”.

Gordhan supports National Minimum Wage report

2016-11-23 19:54

The National Minimum Wage report offers a constructive approach to addressing inequality and unemployment, according to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Procurement Tsar secures huge State fixed line savings – billions more where that came from

2016-11-22 19:54

Procurement Tsar Kenneth Brown is tasked with securing savings of a staggering R25bn a year by 2019.

Protecting Gordhan's job could deter ratings downgrade - economist

2016-11-21 12:21

Ratings agencies will in all likelihood hold off on a sovereign ratings downgrade as such a move could justify the removal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, says an economist.

Hawks head should stop interfering - McBride

2016-11-18 18:36

Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza has no business telling NDPP Shaun Abrahams who he should or should not prosecute, Ipid head Robert McBride says.

Useless Abrahams being fed to the wolves

2016-11-16 10:58

Shaun Abrahams has fallen out with his political bosses because he has become useless, if not a hindrance, to the grand plan to prosecute Finance Minsiter Pravin Gordhan, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Shaun Abrahams rejects claim of R50bn market loss over Gordhan charges

2016-11-15 20:30

Head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams, has played down the economic impact of charges being levelled against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.


Extensive analysis still needed on nuclear costs - Gordhan

2016-12-02 14:09

An extensive cost-benefit analysis is still required before the feasibility, affordability and procurement strategy can be properly assessed by Treasury.

Gordhan climbs into Sars top management

2016-11-30 16:17

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has admitted in a parliamentary response that there is a lack of accountability and cooperation from the top management at the SA Revenue Service.

Political noise has not deterred Team SA – Gordhan

2016-11-29 10:41

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says there are good things happening in the South African economy, even though they are not reflected in the GDP.

Moyane: Team is targeting criminal syndicates in Sars

2016-11-24 08:36

Sars Commissioner Tom Moyane has said a team was established to assist in a police case regarding Sars employees involved in alleged criminal activities.

Stalled nuclear plan exposes Zuma’s waning power

2016-11-23 14:46

While President Jacob Zuma says reactors are key to addressing power constraints, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, economists and ratings firms warn that South Africa can’t afford them now.

Are we a nation of ignoramuses for voting in Zuma (twice)?

2016-11-21 16:26

When Zuma leaves office, SA's economy will be in tatters. We should not only blame the corrupt ANC elite but also ourselves for giving him power to govern, says an analyst.

The ombuds are on your side

2016-11-20 07:54

The SA retirement industry, valued at R3 trillion, is seeing a spike in complaints across the board as consumers become more aware of their rights and the forums for complaints.

Pravin Gordhan doesn't understand

2016-11-17 15:57

There is only one way to help the economy grow and that is to increase the total compound profitability of the whole economy.

Senior SARS employee involved with Zuma family-linked company

2016-11-16 07:49

A senior SARS investigator who leads an “undercover” probe into the so-called rogue unit is himself linked to an underworld figure and Zuma family associate.

Gordhan urges South Africans to turbo-charge efforts

2016-11-15 06:45

South Africans need to “turbo-charge” their efforts, ideas and financial resources to create greater economic momentum, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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