Ramaphosa meets with Eskom bosses ahead of State of the Nation Address

2019-06-18 17:41

Also on Tuesday the North Gauteng High Court ruled that Gupta-linked advisory company Trillian must pay back R595m to the power utility.

7 municipal spending sins that Treasury hopes to curb

2019-06-12 12:03

From flashy cars to expensive consultants to splashing out on expensive overnight accommodation, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has unpacked National Treasury's latest local government expenditure guidelines that aims to curb municipal spending.

'I am at ease': Mboweni throws his weight behind Ramaphosa on Reserve Bank

2019-06-06 19:03

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is back on Twitter, saying there "should be no issues" regarding the Reserve Bank's mandate.

Reserve Bank debate: Who said what?

2019-06-06 10:51

Earlier in the week ANC secretary general Ace Magashule said the party's NEC agreed to expand the Reserve Bank’s mandate, promoting stringent denials from Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

Reserve Bank's policy independence isn't untouchable

2019-06-05 21:03

The South African Communist Party has reaffirmed its long-standing policy position, that the mandate of the Reserve Bank must explicitly include employment growth targeting.

Say what? 7 quotes that sum up SA's growing confusion over the Reserve Bank

2019-06-05 11:08

Fin24 tracks what various stakeholders have been saying about the ownership and mandate of the SA Reserve Bank.

SARB mandate meltdown: Mboweni contradicts Ace, Godongwana denies plans

2019-06-04 22:42

Tito Mboweni and Enoch Godongwana came out late on Tuesday evening to deny any concrete plans or commitments to expanding the Reserve Bank's mandate, despite reporters being told that that was the case during a briefing of the party's Lekgotla.

Three things to learn from the exit of SAA's CEO

2019-06-04 07:57

South African Airways’s prospects of surviving in its current form took a hit over the weekend when news broke that Chief Executive Officer Vuyani Jarana had quit.

Ramaphosa targets growth, corruption with new Cabinet

2019-05-30 08:09

The president took a step toward putting SA on a growth path and fighting corruption by naming a slimmed-down Cabinet that retained Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan in their posts.

'Eish!' Late Mboweni sworn in with the EFF, keeps 378 000 Twitter followers updated

2019-05-22 14:21

Mboweni is known for being outspoken on the social media platform - whether he is discussing dinner plans with his followers, promising to review books like 'Gangster State', or asking Helen Zille to stop tweeting.


Cutting the bling for ministers: Say goodbye to flashy cars and luxury travel

2019-06-16 10:57

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has been outspoken on the need for government to cut costs by cutting the size of the cabinet and spending less on ministers' perks like vehicles and air travel among others.

Sunday Read: TIMELINE - When the Reserve Bank has come under fire, and what Kganyago did about it

2019-06-09 09:30

The Reserve Bank's independence has been thrust into the spotlight once more. Fin24 looks at all the times the Reserve Bank's independence was under the spotlight, and how Governor Lesetja Kganyago handled it.

Ferial Haffajee: Who is more powerful – Mboweni or Magashule?

2019-06-06 16:04

Mboweni should have more power than he does, says Ferial Haffajee.

ANC's reserve bank meltdown likely to take centre stage at top 6 meeting

2019-06-06 10:42

Public clashes of top ANC officials around the expansion of the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank are likely to be a talking point in a meeting of the party's top six.

Reserve Bank 'noise' will shake up markets, but have little real impact - economists

2019-06-05 15:29

Changing the Reserve Bank's mandate is not within the ambit of the ANC, an economist says.

FIRST TAKE: Ramaphosa must act over Magashule's disastrous SARB statements

2019-06-05 08:32

The governing ANC's apparent "decision" to expand the mandate of the SARB and the subsequent chaos over whether it's true, is nothing short of abject disaster. And the president needs to act.

Tito Mboweni loves Sho Madjozi as much as we do

2019-06-04 09:18

The Minister of Finance has posted a picture of the famous performer and himself with a caption singing her praises.

Ramaphosa's Cabinet: The good, the bad and the interesting for the economy

2019-05-31 08:59

You could almost see markets tick up when President Cyril Ramaphosa made his Cabinet announcement on Wednesday: as soon as he confirmed that Tito Mboweni would stay on as finance minister and Pravin Gordhan in public enterprises, the rand strengthened.

What Ramaphosa's Cabinet choices say about how he plans to lead SA

2019-05-30 07:31

President Ramaphosa knows the importance of setting the tone. Reducing the size of Cabinet by eight portfolios was the latest indicator of his austerity tone in light of deteriorating public finances, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Mboweni on Eskom debt: collect money owed by municipalities

2019-05-20 20:56

Eskom must prioritise collecting what it is owed by municipalities as a first step toward becoming financially sustainable, says Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

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