EXPLAINED: 5 questions answered on Parliament's process against the Public Protector

2019-09-01 07:03

Will she stay or will she be removed? There are still a few things that need to happen before Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane's fate is sealed by Parliament.

'We won't be intimidated' - Gordhan's brief response to Public Protector report

2019-05-31 08:55

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, who is facing a negative finding by the Public Protector, has been sworn in as a Cabinet member.

SOEs will keep bleeding unless national interest comes first - Gordhan

2018-07-19 17:11

The process of 'recapturing' SOEs is well underway - but all involved must work together or they will continue to bleed, says Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan.

R1.9bn budgeted for rural high-speed internet

2017-02-22 15:17

Government plans to invest in high-speed internet connections in public buildings and schools in eight pilot districts, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma, Gordhan dominate media coverage

2016-11-06 16:53

President Jacob Zuma and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan dominated news media across the country this week, according to a media monitoring company.

‘Wheels coming off’ SA state, says Mandela Foundation

2016-11-01 17:18

What public discourse has described as ‘state capture’ by private and political interests is, we believe, a real threat to the republic, says the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Rand set for highest close since September

2016-10-31 17:50

The rand has advanced to the strongest in almost six weeks, on speculation SA may avert a debt downgrade after prosecutors dropped fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Picket for Pravin will continue even if charges are dropped

2016-10-30 20:44

The Save South Africa campaign will continue with a planned picked outside the Pretoria Magistrate’s court when Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan appears, irrespective of speculation that charges may be dropped.

Growth woes frustrate SA’s effort to avoid junk rating

2016-10-28 07:01

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mini budget may not be enough to fend off a junk credit rating, as doubts remain over the state’s ability to reignite growth and quell political turmoil.

Gordhan's tax hikes promise: It won't hurt the poor

2016-10-27 21:00

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has assured MPs proposed tax increases in the next financial year not have a negative effect on lower and middle income earners.


Public Protector, EFF slam Sunday Times 'rogue unit' report

2019-07-14 14:50

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has dismissed a Sunday Times report which claims that a major source in her report on Public Enterprise Minister, Pravin Gordhan was never a part of the South African Revenue Services 'rogue unit'.

Suspended Denel Group CFO axed with immediate effect

2018-11-09 17:22

Denel has axed former Group CFO Odwa Mhlwana with immediate effect, the arms manufactuerer said on Friday.

Income tax won't generate as much as a VAT hike - analyst

2017-02-23 17:28

The revenue generated by the new personal income tax bracket will still be lower than a 1% increase in VAT, say an analyst.

How Treasury wants tech to boost the SA economy

2017-02-22 14:52

The rapid era of technology we live in has the potential to bring more services to people, more cost-effectively, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Rand strengthens despite fiscal erosion

2016-11-01 19:08

The market has reacted positively to the fact that fiscal erosion is entirely attributed to lower tax revenues and not raised expenditure, says Overberg Asset Management.

Rocktober: 5 stories that rocked South Africa last month

October was rocked by some of the biggest local news headlines of 2016. Watch.

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Richard Branson: SA needs Gordhan to steer country into safe waters

2016-10-31 14:29

The wrong decision made today could have been devastating for South Africa, says multibillionaire Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group.

NPA boss must resign - DA

2016-10-30 13:50

NPA head Shaun Abrahams must resign amidst controversy over his charging of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan with fraud, The Democratic Alliance has said.

101 ANC stalwarts warn party needs urgent introspection

2016-10-28 05:56

A group of 101 long-standing ANC members has called on the party to embark on a corrective process to "reclaim the trust of society and moral high ground" before it is too late.

Sars ‘hostage drama’: Leading Gordhan investigator being probed

2016-10-27 20:00

The Hawks have confirmed that they are aware of an investigation into a group of officials from the law enforcement agency who have been implicated in the alleged kidnapping of an employee of the Sars.

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