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It's up to the boss, Kingon says on heading SARS permanently

37 minutes ago

Acting SARS boss Mark Kingon told Fin24 that he was ready to serve in the position he occupies permanently, if President Cyril Ramaphosa deems it fit.

Mboweni jokes with committee: 'Be nice to me and grant me my maiden years as finance minister'

2018-10-16 12:05

Newly appointed Finance Minister Tito Mboweni received a warm welcome by Parliament’s oversight committee on finance on Tuesday, and in a tongue-and-cheek moment asked for grace during his 'maiden years' in the position.

Business leaders hail Mboweni's appointment as 'among finest in recent memory'

2018-10-09 17:34

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry and other business leaders roundly praised President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to appoint former SA Reserve bank governor Tito Mboweni as the country's new finance minister.

I will testify to Zondo if I'm called - Ramaphosa

2018-10-03 13:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa said he would gladly stand witness before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo and testify if asked to do so.

Gordhan tells Parliament Denel, SAA, SA Express will miss annual report deadline

2018-09-19 11:42

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has told Parliament that the annual reports for the three SOEs will not be ready on time, as the necessary paperwork is still outstanding.

Private security coins it off government - Nene

2018-09-17 22:44

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene says the amount of money spent on private security services by national and provincial government and state-owned entities ballooned to R7.6bn in 2017-18.

Department of Mineral Resources to approach state capture inquiry

2018-09-13 16:17

The Department of Mineral Resources will approach the commission of inquiry into state capture, and give evidence if asked to do so.

The Berlin Wall fell and so should ANC economic policy - Mmusi Maimane

2018-09-13 07:30

DA leader Mmusi Maimane told the National Assembly that ANC policies such as National Health Insurance and nationalising the SA Reserve Bank would further harm South Africa's already struggling economy.

'Recession? Not so fast' - David Mabuza

2018-09-12 16:54

Deputy President David Mabuza told Members of Parliament in the National Assembly on Wednesday afternoon that South Africa was on the cusp of recovering from the economic difficulties that triggered the latest technical recession.

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WATCH: MPs respond with anger after Afriforum slings insults

MPs from across the political spectrum, black and white, condemned the alt-right lobby group AfriForum after its submission to the Joint Constitutional Review Committee on Thursday afternoon, drawing comparisons to the neo-fascist Black First Land First (BLF) movement who made a presentation to the committee a day before.

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Treasury seeking condonement for R769m irregular spend caused by 'lost memo'

2018-10-16 13:46

National Treasury will seek a condonement in the 2018/19 financial year over the misplacement of a memo which caused the department to incur irregular expenditure amounting to R768.9m, according to Auditor General Kimi Makwetu.

JSE closes flat as Tito Mboweni is named new finance minister

2018-10-09 19:11

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that Tito Mboweni would replace Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister towards the close of the local bourse.

Investment dream team has hit the ground running, says Ramaphosa

2018-10-03 16:12

At the end of September, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a stimulus package aimed at pulling South Africa closer to economic recovery after the country fell into a fresh technical recession.

On the reasons for visiting Cuba

2018-09-20 08:00

Cuba is not an example of success. It is non-democratic and one of the world’s leading human rights abusers that brutally controls an impoverished and desperate population, writes Howard Feldman.

Mkhize wants more time for Eskom debt report

2018-09-18 16:30

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete asking that his deadline for a report on how much municipalities owe Eskom be extended.

Ramaphosa studying bill to give Auditor General more teeth

2018-09-13 20:48

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is currently considering the Public Audit Amendment Bill to ensure that it does indeed pass the test of constitutionality.

Gordhan: Eskom investigating bomb threats, violence during wage dispute with unions

2018-09-13 12:15

The minister of public enterprises says investigations are underway into incidents of violence and intimidation - including bomb threats - that took place during the wage dispute between Eskom and unions.

Minerals committee still in the dark over funds for capture inquiry

2018-09-12 17:27

The portfolio committee is still in the dark on whether they will be afforded the resources and budget needed to proceed with an inquiry into allegations of state capture affecting the Department of Mineral Resources.

Ramaphosa says boards of state companies will no longer play role in tenders

2018-09-11 15:51

The president says in the past board members at some state firms involved themselves in the awarding of tenders and this was 'not the right thing to do'.

FERIAL HAFFAJEE: Why is Markus Jooste in Parliament and not on trial?

2018-09-06 07:17

The former Steinhoff CEO was able to bluster his way through a three-hour appearance at Parliament on Wednesday instead of being subject to cross-examination in a criminal trial, says Ferial Haffajee.

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