Organisation with an interest in financial literacy, invited to take part in Money Smart Week

2020-01-23 18:38

Money Smart Week SA, a financial literacy campaign aimed at motivating and empowering South Africans to become more educated about their finances, is taking place from March 23 to 28, 2020.

5 ways Mboweni tried to trim the fat in 2019

2019-12-30 06:23

While the finance minister announced plans to draw a hardline against bailouts for state-owned enterprises in his national budget speech in February – efforts to contain the state's growing debt came to naught by the time October arrived.

Mboweni: Treasury not 'actively' considering prescribed assets

2019-11-05 18:57

In its 2019 election manifesto the ANC said it would investigate the prescribed assets.

SABC to receive R2.1bn lifeline from government

2019-10-04 09:11

The SABC will receive R2.1bn from Treasury on Monday October 7, 2019.

'The struggle is over.' Mabuza says apartheid-era culture of non-payment must end

2019-09-12 08:16

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on members of the National Council of Provinces to tell residents to pay for service delivery in order to improve rising debt levels in municipalities.

Treasury laments 'poor planning' behind spending problems in govt departments

2019-08-27 16:33

Spending by government departments has been a mixed bag of overspending and underspending, which Treasury has attributed to poor planning by departments.

Veteran businessman Reuel Khoza takes the helm at PIC

2019-07-25 14:43

The new interim chairperson of the state asset manager boasts a long track record in the private and public sectors, including stints as the chairperson of the Nedbank Group and Eskom.

EXPLAINER: Everything you need to know about government's Eskom bailouts

2019-07-25 06:00

An emergency R17.652bn authorised by the finance minister to Eskom, is not new money or separate from the R23bn government allocated to the power utility in the National Budget, says Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane.

Eskom's Chief Reorganisation Officer must transform utility in 2 years, says Treasury

2019-07-24 13:05

The announcement of Eskom's Chief Reorganisation Officer is imminent, and Treasury expects there to be sweeping changes to save the ailing power utility.

S&P keeps SA's credit rating unchanged at below investment grade

2019-05-25 07:07

National Treasury has said government is focussing on regaining the country's investment grade status, after S&P kept the country's sovereign credit rating unchanged at below investment grade.


Mboweni's economic plan for SA still not adopted by government - Treasury

2020-01-16 20:53

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's apprent view that a Treasury document on economic policy is already "a government document" seems to be at odds with the official view.

Treasury reacts to Fitch's latest negative outlook

2019-12-18 18:51

The SA government notes ratings agency Fitch's decision to affirm the country's long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings at 'BB+' and maintaining a negative outlook.

Deputy finance minister warns of wage freeze, 'looming fiscal crisis'

2019-10-09 22:28

A wage freeze at all levels of the state should be considered, says David Masondo.

DA: We will take deputy finance minister extortion claims to the Public Protector

2019-09-16 14:52

The Democratic Alliance intends to lodge a complaint with the Public Protector to investigate a report that Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo misused state resources in settling a personal matter.

'Chaotic, incoherent': Telkom CEO slams Mboweni’s growth plan

2019-09-02 13:34

In an opinion piece, Telkom Group CEO Sipho Maseko has slammed Treasury's proposed reforms in the ICT sector, particularly the roll-out of spectrum, as being 'ill-thought-out'.

Eskom's Chief Reorganisation Officer must transform utility in 2 years, says Treasury

2019-08-05 21:29

The announcement of Eskom's Chief Reorganisation Officer is imminent, and Treasury expects there to be sweeping changes to save the ailing power utility.

New PIC board chairperson elected - and it's not Deputy Finance Minister

2019-07-25 13:23

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has instructed the new PIC interim board to focus on corporate governance, while he focuses on politics.

Treasury: We are not being 'reckless' with bailouts

2019-07-24 14:31

Treasury's Director General Dondo Mogane says that government is not simply bailing out state entities without proper consideration.

UPDATE: Complete list of new PIC board

2019-07-11 16:39

National Treasury has reissued a statement on the PIC board appointments, as the previous statement had erroneously left out the name of one of the board members.

5 challenges Kieswetter faces as new SARS boss

2019-03-29 06:30

Raising revenue collection and turning around the revenue service are just some of the tasks new SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter will have to tackle when he takes over on May 1.

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