Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
'There isn’t a single silver bullet to fixing SARS,' the commissioner says.
The power utility will also have to provide detailed plans for the projected final costs of coal-fired power stations Medupi and Kusile.
There’s said to be over R1trn in cash just sitting idle on company balance sheets in South Africa, says fund manager Darryn Faulds.
CEO of Business Leadership SA Bonang Mohale has highlighting things that need to be fixed in his budget expectations.
National Assembly opposition chief whip John Steenhuisen has taken on ANC MPs, chiding them for their dereliction of duty regarding the budget oversight process.
Cosatu has said it hopes Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will put a permanent hold on SA’s new nuclear build programme in the wake of his maiden mini budget address last week.
Labour expert Terry Bell has advised government not to sell off underperforming state-owned enterprises, but rather reform them so that they still “belong to the people”.
Raenette Taljaard, the Executive Director of the non-profit organisation Economic Research Southern, talks to Fin24 about the implications of the government's ever-widening revenue shortfall.
Sceptic reactions to Finance Minister Gigaba’s mini budget were expected, but that markets were too “unforgiving”, says and economist.
if government wants to introduce any new programmes and policies, they will have to be matched with parallel tax increases, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
The cash-strapped power utility is going to court to challenge Nersa's decision to grant it a lower tariff increase than it applied for.
Despite markets pricing in a downgrade, a survey has revealed that a majority of traders expect Moody's to keep SA at investment grade.
We must change our approach to tackling economic issues, says new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.
Emerging markets are rebounding from the second-quarter horror show, but for South Africa’s rand October still holds large risks.
Old Mutual economist Tinyeko Ngwenya talks about the relationship between investors and ratings agencies in the wake of Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's maiden mini budget.
South Africa needs a recovery plan for the economy to reassure investors, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Benchmark yields have soared as investors digested Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s intention to close a yawning budget gap by flooding the domestic market with an additional R122bn of bonds,.
The mini budget has increased the likelihood of additional credit rating downgrades before year-end, says an economist.
Fin24 reporter Moeshfieka Botha gives a rundown of the key elements in the finance minister's maiden mini budget, which he earlier presented to Parliament.
In his mini budget Gigaba will remove much uncertainty surrounding his fiscal world view, says an emerging markets economist.
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