A tax revolt will hit everyone's pocket - analyst

2019-10-23 06:00

Although a tax revolt might be able to draw attention to issues in the short term, in the long run it is less successful, according to a tax expert.

Rumours of Eskom debt swap irresponsible – Treasury

2019-10-22 16:01

Speculation that government is considering a debt for equity swap to help plug Eskom's debt gap are "irresponsible", warns Treasury director-general Dondo Mogajane.

Mboweni's revised economic blueprint almost ready

2019-10-17 13:11

The economic policy document released by the National Treasury in August is being finalised after receiving input from various sectors,

SA staring 'down a barrel of a downgrade' if Eskom doesn't turn around soon – analyst

2019-10-17 05:00

Eskom's inability to deliver electricity supply during Spring is cause for concern, according to a tax expert.

Mboweni claims extortion after woman threatens to reveal private WhatsApps for R100K

2019-10-12 12:02

A woman has reportedly been offered R100 000 to go public with the correspondence between her and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

OPINION: Mboweni's economic plan likely to flounder on rocks of mistrust

2019-10-10 05:00

While Tito Mboweni must be commended for the initiative of producing a new economic blueprint, the reality of the economic challenges facing the country cannot be ignored, writes Thami Ntenteni.

Transport union slams cross-funding of state-owned entities

2019-10-07 16:47

The United National Transport Union has called on government to stop taking money from one state-owned company to finance another.

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.

PIC workers picket over capped bonuses

2019-10-03 22:45

Staff at the Public Investment Corporation have raised concerns over corporate governance failures at state financial institution, including a directive from Treasury that bonuses should be capped.

Mpumelelo Mkhabela: Breaking the ANC's dictatorship of no alternatives

2019-10-03 07:23

If reports of the outcomes of the recent ANC NEC meeting are anything to go by, there seems to be indications that the dying ideological divide might have visited some decision makers in the party, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.


Eskom one step closer to R59bn bailout

2019-10-22 18:17

While the DA, the EFF, and other, smaller parties objected to its passing, 200 votes in favour were enough to get the controversial bill through.

Ministerial task team AWOL at Parly meeting as council debt to Eskom swells

2019-10-22 13:51

"The conduct of the task team tells us to jump off the nearest cliff," fumed Scopa chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa.

Mini budget date may move again, says Mboweni

2019-10-17 10:58

If the date is changed, it will be the second time the mini budget has been moved to accommodate the diary of President Cyril Ramaphosa.

PIC having 'fruitful' talks with Mboweni over staff bonuses, MPs hear

2019-10-16 14:14

The PIC board is engaging with Treasury to develop a new remuneration policy for staff, members of Parliament heard.

SARS head Kieswetter: Hitting revenue estimates will be hard

2019-10-11 13:55

'There isn’t a single silver bullet to fixing SARS,' the commissioner says.

SA heading for junk downgrade, rating forecaster says

2019-10-08 19:21

Renaissance Capital, which has correctly predicted eight sovereign rating decisions since May, is calling a downgrade to junk for SA next month.

POLITICS PODCAST | Maimane gears up for a fight and Mboweni wants Soweto to #PayBackTheMoney

2019-10-04 11:02

Is this the beginning of the end for DA leader Mmusi Maimane or will he emerge a stronger political player? News24 sits down with him to discuss growing concerns about his home and a donated vehicle. Listen.

OPINION: Mboweni is the only rational minister in Ramaphosa’s lousy government

2019-10-04 05:00

The Finance Minister's ideas will get SA back on track, so why does he stand alone? asks Phumlani Majozi.

Mantashe: The economy is going to collapse if electricity remains this expensive

2019-10-03 11:38

Government is pushing coal producers to cut prices to help save struggling power utility Eskom.

Mboweni claps back: If you want services, pay up

2019-10-02 20:05

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has stood firm on the user-pays principle, saying it's time to develop a "culture of paying" if the economy is to recover.

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