When the vandals came for Treasury

2018-11-25 06:00

The resilience of Treasury is due to not only the strong institutional culture built in the early days and sustained through various ministers, but through the courage and longevity of its leaders and officials, writes Pippa Green.

Manuel: Send VBS perpetrators to jail

2018-10-23 12:25

'R2bn was stolen from very poor people. The people who stole it must go to jail,' the former finance minister has said.

Ferial Haffajee: Inside Trevor Manuel’s notes to a new finance minister

2018-10-11 12:24

An internal document describing the work of a Finance Minister provides unprecedented insight into what awaits Tito Mboweni as the newly minted office-holder, says Ferial Haffajee.

Turbulence at Treasury: A short history

2018-10-08 10:13

National Treasury has been a beacon of good governance and stability since 1994 – the last couple of years however has seen it suffer under a barrage of political assault that resulted in four finance ministers in four years.

Trevor Manuel: 'Why did we tolerate Zuma's misrule for so long?'

2018-05-18 05:12

Former Cabinet minister Trevor Manuel says he often wonders why Jacob Zuma's presidency was allowed to continue for as long as it did.

'People must go to jail' - Trevor Manuel calls for action against state capture

2018-04-29 06:00

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has called for all state capturers to be sent to jail, even if it means flouting tender procedures to get enough orange uniforms and handcuffs.

Manuel: I am no suspect in SARS spy case

2018-04-12 21:14

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel sets the record straight on his statement relating to the trial of former SARS employees accused of spying on the NPA.

Free State ANC defends Magashule after Manuel's Madikizela-Mandela Brandfort home attack

2018-04-09 18:24

The Free State ANC's William Bulwane says former finance minister Trevor Manuel's criticism of former premier Ace Magashule is "unfortunate and reckless".

WATCH: Trevor Manuel calls on Magashule to account for Winnie's Brandfort house money

A furious former finance minister Trevor Manuel, has ripped into former Free State premier Ace Magashule, questioning the province's failure to restore Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's house in Brandfort. Watch.

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Five finance ministers and a fall from secure fiscus to near-junk status

2018-02-16 05:45

Jaco Leuvennink looks at how SA regressed from a country with a respected finance minister and a solid fiscal position to four ministers in less than three years.


Rothschild not in business with Eskom - Radebe

2018-11-15 21:28

Eskom is not doing business with the Rothschild Group - where former finance minister Trevor Manuel serves as deputy chair - despite meetings and correspondence between the two, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has said.

Manuel: SA needs younger leaders to progress

2018-10-22 20:10

South Africa will lag behind technologically if too many of its leaders are "on the wrong side of the age distribution curve," former finance minister Trevor Manuel has said.

All the President's Men: SA's 7 finance ministers and where they are now

2018-10-10 20:51

With former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni sworn in as finance minister, here are the seven ministers who have held the role since 1994.

Manuel: SA auditors got too comfortable

2018-06-13 07:15

The former finance minister says it’s a challenge to convince potential investors that audited reports can be trusted.

Zuma's presidency was a total disaster – Trevor Manuel

2018-05-16 22:37

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel says the removal of Thabo Mbeki from office in September 2008 led to a rapid change of South Africa's fortunes.

Ramaphosa's five fin-doctors: Meet the team tasked with selling SA to investors

2018-04-18 11:02

Fin24 looks at the five people the president has tasked with creating buzz around new investment opportunities in SA ahead of a major summit he hopes will contribute over R1trn to the economy over five years.

Magashule hits back at Trevor Manuel over Winnie's Brandfort home

2018-04-10 06:47

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has hit back at former finance minister Trevor Manuel for publicly criticising him over the Free State government's failure to restore the Brandfort home of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Gerrie Nel, Trevor Manuel, Vusi Pikoli are State witnesses in SARS 'rogue unit' case

2018-04-09 15:04

The list of witnesses the State will be drawing on in their case against a trio of ex-SARS officials is throwing up names well known during the trial of former police commissioner Jackie Selebi as well as beleaguered SARS executives Tom Moyane and Jonas Makwakwa.

Trevor Manuel blasts Ace Magashule during Madikizela-Mandela memorial service

2018-04-05 22:28

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has criticised former Free State premier Ace Magashule for still not having converted the Brandfort house to which Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was banished in the 1970s into a museum.

Govt must stop 'over-negotiating' and start doing - NPC consultant

2018-02-12 23:23

The government should stop "over-negotiating" and procrastinating, and start saying clearly what its intentions are if it wants to restore credibility, says a National Planning Commission commissioner.

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