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.

Cosatu condemns SA's IMF donation

2012-06-19 16:57

Cosatu has condemned the news that Treasury has donated $2bn to an IMF firewall meant to prevent future financial crises.

Revamp to BEE laws on the cards

2011-06-14 18:42

President Jacob Zuma says the cabinet will soon be presented with proposed changes to black economic empowerment laws and codes.

Billions lost in transfer duty

2011-03-07 12:13

The government is also a casualty of the housing recession as tax revenues take a knock, writes Joan Muller.

Govt warns against election promises

2011-01-16 19:44

Ahead of the local elections, the Treasury has urged municipalities not to drum up votes by promising low tariffs and massive capital expenditure.


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.

Govt halts Free State municipality funds

2013-01-18 20:04

Transfers of money to the Nala municipality in the Free State has been stopped due to financial irregularities dating back to 2008, the Treasury says.

Treasury mum on e-toll debt options

2012-05-11 16:28

The Treasury has declined to comment on reports that SA is looking at options to retire a R20bn debt incurred by Sanral to upgrade highways around Gauteng.

Treasury supports banker pay rules

2011-03-15 15:38

The Treasury says it backs international moves to rein in pay structures that encourage risky behavior.

Treasury welcomes ratings upgrade

2011-01-26 12:55

The National Treasury has applauded international ratings agency Standard & Poor's revsion of SA's outlook to stable from negative.

Govt warns against election promises

2011-01-16 19:44

Ahead of the local elections, the Treasury has urged municipalities not to drum up votes by promising low tariffs and massive capital expenditure.

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