It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
More sun than clouds. Cool.
Treasury wants to forge ahead with long-stalled plans to sell state assets to shore up the nation’s shaky finances despite opposition.
The war of words between Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and former minister of public service and administration Faith Muthambi continued at a parliamentary briefing on Thursday.
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'.
Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane has said it will issue stringent conditions on Eskom if it wants more funding.
The announcement of Eskom's Chief Reorganisation Officer is imminent, and Treasury expects there to be sweeping changes to save the ailing power utility.
Treasury's Director General Dondo Mogane says that government is not simply bailing out state entities without proper consideration.
The SA government has laid out a timeline for the restructuring of Eskom and pledged that creditors of the state-owned electricity company won’t suffer losses, according to a fund manager who attended a briefing by National Treasury.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has filed a court application to set aside Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane's remedial action against Treasury's Director General Dondo Mogajane.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said he had full confidence in Treasury's Director-General Dondo Mogajane, and that he was reviewing Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's recommendation of remedial action on Mogajane's appointment.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that National Treasury Director-General Dondo Mogajane failed to disclose that he has a criminal record when he applied for the position in 2017.
The National Council of Provinces has agreed to a special appropriations bill that would see Eskom receive an additional R59bn over the next two years.
Such speculation has a 'damaging effect' on the country's future, says Treasury.
Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane says that an reformist economic policy paper released on Tuesday by National Treasury is a discussion paper and not government policy yet.
Treasury has stressed the importance of Eskom facing its financial challenges head-on and possibly introducing salary cuts to executives to aid a turnaround.
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.
'That’s a decision that we’ll have to finalise, but we know we don’t have a choice,' Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane said in an interview on the sidelines of a meeting of the Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she is not pleased with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's comments which she says trivialises her remedial action concerning Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane.
Economists answer five questions about the status of SA's debt, and whether the country will need a bailout from the International Monetary Fund.
After a R5.3m investigation into the matter, Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane said bad financial management and "major mistakes" were behind the Integrated Financial Management System, which failed to get off the ground.
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