'Power-hungry Zuma' behind Gordhan's summons - analyst

2016-10-12 15:52

The latest developments in the Hawks probe into Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, is a last-ditch attempt by President Jacob Zuma to maintain power, claims an analyst.

Rand unusually strong despite Gordhan shock - economist

2016-10-11 18:07

Despite the shock news that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been summoned to answer to fraud charges, the rand is unusually strong, says an economist.

Treasury tight-lipped over set-top box probe

2016-09-21 15:15

National Treasury is keeping mum over claims that it has recommended the suspension of South Africa’s controversial set-top box production.

Malema: No reason to panic, Gordhan not guilty

2016-08-24 20:46

There is no reason to panic over the Hawks taking on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan because he has done nothing wrong, says EFF leader Julius Malema.

Economists to engage on SA’s public policy issues

2016-07-11 16:01

Top postgraduate students as well as local and international experts will discuss public policy challenges at National Treasury's Public Economics Winter School.

Treasury concerned over slow spending in govt programmes

2016-04-12 19:12

South Africa's National Treasury has expressed concern over the slow spending of some government departments on projects, saying this was due to a number of reasons including saving money.

Can Mr Fix-it curb state spending?

2016-03-18 06:30

Treasury’s chief procurement officer, Kenneth Brown, has had his work cut out since his appointment in 2013. Can he help battle the kleptocracy some believe South Africa is becoming?

Treasury's missed opportunities for Budget 2016

2016-03-14 11:05

Could finance minister Pravin Gordhan have done more to broaden South Africa’s tax base? Charles de Wet, Head of Indirect Tax for PwC Africa, considers the missed opportunities.

Meet Ian Whitley: Duarte son-in-law, Gupta ally, jobless to FinMin adviser

2016-02-16 07:33

Unknown Ian Whitley, a son-in law of the ANC's Jesse Duarte with a low profile, has been appointed as a well-paid adviser to Minister David van Rooyen.

Why Nene should have resigned before he was axed

2015-12-10 09:02

As minister of finance, Nhlanhla Nene had one of the toughest jobs in the country. His task was complicated even further by the rampant mismanagement at parastatals, notably SAA, and little support from the top.


Gordhangate all about access to Treasury - economist

2016-10-11 19:49

The real issue about the latest steps against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is access to the National Treasury for factions within the ANC, says an economist.

Special voluntary disclosure programme launched

2016-10-02 15:23

A Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme, announced by the Minister of Finance in the 2016 budget speech, has now come into effect.

Sugar tax is actually a stealth tax, claims IRR

2016-09-15 19:47

A new paper by the IRR suggests there is no substantial evidence to indicate a proposed 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages will reduce obesity.

Matthew Lester: Offshore disclosure door opens as #PanamaPapers leak lingers

2016-07-21 20:32

A new ruling gives non-compliant taxpayers a window to disclose offshore assets - but those who miss the boat could face criminal charges, warns a tax expert.

Masutha: Gordhan did not order me to do anything

2016-05-21 22:20

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has denied that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan “ordered” him to cancel a controversial multi-million rand prisons tender awarded to an ANC benefactor.

Praise for Treasury as it issues new $1.25bn bond

2016-04-08 10:51

National Treasury has been lauded for attracting interest in its $1.25bn 10-year bond issuance on the international capital market, which it has just announced.

Tender set-asides part of new BEE narrative

2016-03-15 07:30

The BEE narrative in SA is evolving and it would seem that set-asides will be the main drivers for black investors to become more actively involved in the economy.

Government tightens its Budget belt

2016-02-25 13:23

Deloitte unpacks finance minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech, which is taking a tight fiscal approach.

What lies ahead for SA?

2015-12-29 07:30

A further slowdown in growth is expected in 2016. We take a look at the factors that will impact the economy and could possibly lead to a recession. .

Treasury pulls plug on big spending

2013-03-17 13:00

The Treasury is moving to plug leaks in the public purse, with the release of a circular that puts an end to wasteful expenditure.

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