The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
While there has been some progress, on the whole, implementation is weak and slow, says Ferial Haffajee.
Ramaphosa risks becoming a 'Baba Go Slow' like Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari, writes Ferial Haffajee.
South African Airways (SAA) is so debt laden that selling it now would make its debt payable immediately and possibly collapse the fiscus, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
The mini budget is an opportunity for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to announce adjustments that will influence the SA economy, writes PwC Strategy& economist, Christie Viljoen.
The president's economic stimulus package is likely to be a prominent feature of the mini budget, say analysts.
Reputational damage has wrought the most harm onto our institutions over the past decade. But there are no short cuts to a turnaround; and the main constituents of healing messages aren't in the global capitals.
Ramaphosa said on Friday that the work "starts now". He wasn't wrong, explains Pieter du Toit.
One of South Africa’s significant impediments is the ability to diagnose and plan solutions to problems but never to achieve them. Fin24 will be tracking the president's promises.
The South African National Roads Agency is not raising more debt in the bond market and is relying on its budget and loans from development finance institutions to fund future road projects.
The solution to South Africa's economic woes is not a South Africa-centric approach. We need a coordinated regional economic stimulus, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Finding R50bn for a stimulus package is the unenviable task facing Tito Mboweni - and he's only two weeks in the job.
Ramaphosa says the stimulus package is a 'bold' attempt to initiate economic change. But it is more interesting for what it says about the politics of decision-making in the ANC, says Steven Friedman.
Key growth drivers are set to benefit from the new economic stimulus package unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa
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