As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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Government says the Presidential Fiscal Committee - established in September – is only "advisory" and has not usurped Treasury's role in crafting the budget.
Company will instead focus on researching ways to develop and produce a new range of drinks.
In politics, if you want to know what is going on, you often have to stay in the room after the meeting to see who huddles together, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The mood as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan presented his budget was downcast. He had very little room to manoeuvre because of increasing debt, lack of economic growth and poor revenue collection.
A new tax bracket for high-income earners and higher dividends tax were some of the answers finance minister Pravin Gordhan had to finding a R28bn shortfall in tax revenue.
We're all feeling the grip. Here are some key takeaways from the Budget Speech to help you save more, use less fuel, and cook more cost-effectively.
The cost of living is on the up and up. Here we share some great ways to cut back and save money so your family can breathe a bit more easy.
According to financial experts, these are the six main areas likely to be focussed on during Minister Pravin Gordhan's 2017 Budget Speech on Wednesday. Watch.
These gems are ideal to make for the 2017 budget speech that takes place today.
A year after President Jacob Zuma began feuding with his Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan over control of the nation’s purse strings, the conflict appears to be coming to a head.
South Africa’s budget is facing a 'hole' of about R50bn despite tax hikes, according to emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura.
Statistics from the National Credit Regulator show that up to 10 million South Africans are severely in arrears on their debt. DebtBusters CEO Ian Wason explains how debt counselling works, and how customers can benefit from it. Watch.
To activate radical economic transformation, strong leadership and powerful new players will have to emerge and negotiate, writes Lumkile Mondi.
This week, ratings agencies reacted to the budget speech by raising concerns about the rising government guarantee exposure to public debt, the lack of substantial growth in the country and flagging tax revenue.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced fuel levy hikes in his Budget Speech. The Automobile Association believes the increases are 'cause for great concern'.
'Naamsa would have preferred to have seen more emphasis on a number of priorities including the imperative of cuts in government expenditure,' says the organisation's president Mike Whitfield.
With Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announcing fuel levy hikes in the 2017 Budget Speech, here are some tips for South African motorists to stretch their fuel budget.
Although a VAT hike could generate the revenue required to close the budget deficit, it is unlikely Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will use this option, says an economist.
In a broadcast interview, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said he is not indispensable as he prepares to present the budget after almost a year of speculation that he might lose his job.
South Africans are among the highest-taxed individuals in the world, while companies are more heavily taxed locally than businesses in many rich countries. This hampers investment and job creation.
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