Gordhan's private office gets R20m – here’s how it compares to his colleagues

2019-09-02 16:21

Staff in Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's private office amounts earn salaries totaling R16.5m, according to the minister.

Nation needs to work together against climate change - Creecy

2019-07-11 23:00

"The underpinnings of our economy and our social fabric are facing unprecedented threats from climate change, environmental degradation and the loss of our biodiversity."

People are dying from Eskom’s pollution

2019-06-27 09:22

Air pollution in the biggest towns in Mpumalanga is regularly higher than that in Beijing and Jakarta, two of the most polluted cities in the world, according to AirVisual, an air-quality monitoring app

Gauteng residents, businesses owe Gauteng municipalities R49bn - MEC

2017-08-27 18:17

Gauteng municipalities are owed approximately R49bn by residents and commercial customers, Finance MEC Barbara Creecy says.

Education gets largest chunk of Gauteng budget

2017-03-07 12:22

The Gauteng Department of Education will receive the lion's share of the provincial budget in this financial year, says Finance MEC Barbara Creecy.

Gauteng's R250bn budget prioritises health, education

2016-11-22 14:43

Of the R250bn allocated in the Gauteng budget over the next three years, the bulk of spend will be directed towards the education and health departments.

Corrupt officials are disciplined - Creecy

2016-10-11 20:27

Gauteng MEC of Finance, Barbara Creecy says that officials are disciplined for financial mismanagement.

Broadband budget boost for Gauteng

2016-03-10 11:26

Gauteng is bumping up spending on its broadband programme in a bid to improve its digital capabilities.

Gauteng sets R218m aside to help students

2015-11-17 14:08

While the funding of tertiary education is not in Gauteng's remit, the provincial government has set aside R218m to assist students to pay university and college fees.

Gauteng municipalities bill 70% of budget by end of March - Creecy

2015-07-21 13:20

By the end of March this year, all Gauteng municipalities had billed 70% of the adjusted R5.1bn budget, Finance MEC Barbara Creecy says.


More than R30m budgeted for Minister Mthembu, Creecy's private offices

2019-08-06 11:42

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu's private office has a budget of R30.5m for the 2019/20 financial year alone.

Govt reviewing its policy on single-use plastics - Creecy

2019-07-04 16:56

The government is reviewing its policy on single-use plastics and intends to be done by the end of this financial year, Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy has revealed in answer to a parliamentary question.

R300m set aside for Life Esidimeni claimants in Gauteng budget

2019-03-05 15:50

A massive R300m has been set aside for families affected by the Life Esidimeni tragedy who pass a verification process by the Master of the High Court.

Gauteng residents owe municipalities R31bn

2017-08-27 15:53

Households in Gauteng owe municipalities R31.8bn, making up the lion's share of debt due to municipalities for services and taxes.

Mental health patients get a boost in Gauteng budget

2017-03-07 11:49

The Gauteng government has increased its budget for mental healthcare, Finance MEC Barbara Creecy has said during her budget speech.

Gauteng economy to grow by only 0.8% in 2016

2016-11-22 13:55

South Africa's economic powerhouse Gauteng is forecast to grow by only 0.8% this year, say officials from the province's Treasury department.

Gauteng declares war on corruption with open tender system

2016-10-11 13:40

Worldwide, tender processes are an avenue for state corruption and state capture to take place, says Gauteng Premier David Makhura.

Infrastructure, health, education prioritised in Gauteng's R100bn budget

2016-03-08 12:04

Most of Gauteng province's R103.4bn budget over the next three years will be directed towards building roads, hospitals, clinics, schools and maintaining existing public property, Finance MEC Barbara Creecy says.

Gauteng allocates R123m for e-tolls in 2015

2015-11-17 12:05

Gauteng will spend R123m in 2015 to subsidise an e-toll fees gap which occurred as a result of the reduced user charge dispensation, it announced during its mini budget.

Economy is at a crossroads, says Creecy

2014-11-20 19:28

The weakening current account deficit and rising public debt highlights the need for fiscal consolidation, says Gauteng finance MEC Barbara Creecy.

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