The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi has warned that the public outcry over the resignation of National Treasury deputy director general Michael Sachs threatens to undermine the dedicated officials who remain.
South Africa is not considering a bailout from the International Monetary Fund, despite "unprecedented" challenges, says National Treasury.
kykNET's Winslyn provides a brief overview of what minister of finance Malusi Gigaba said in his first Medium-Term Budget Speech (Afrikaans content).
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.
Rating agency Moody’s has criticised Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s mini budget, as signaling “a marked credit-negative departure from earlier fiscal consolidation efforts”.
While there's a chance for SA to be downgraded to non-investment grade in November, rating firms may wait for the outcome of the ANC elective conference, says economist Kim Silberman.
This week, we focus on SA Inc - we are broke, with no recovery plan.
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba believes South Africans had to hear the truth about the nation's finances when he delivered his mini budget speech.
Members of Parliament want Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to look into the administration of the SA Revenue Service on the back of a R50bn tax collection shortfall.
Fitch Ratings has revealed their disappointment with the mini budget, which has caused the rand to remain increasingly shaky.
National Treasury has been rocked by the resignation of its long-time budget head, Michael Sachs.
Cabinet says it welcomes Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s mini budget for its “commitment to inclusive growth and fiscal consolidation”.
Financial markets responded negatively to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's mini budget statement last week, according to Overberg Asset Management in its latest economic report.
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.
It is 'terrifying' that National Treasury has yielded SA's economic decision-making to the President, Magda Wierzycka told the Cape Town Press Club.
Government needs businesses to work with them to create a new social contract for growth and transformation, according to Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi has said.
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.
The JSE reached an all-time high on Thursday, as the weaker rand lifted rand hedges and resource stocks.
"He [Gigaba] is just going to allocate monies to the Guptas," said the EFF's Floyd Shivambu, after leading his party out of Parliament before the finance minister's speech.
During the mini budget, finance minister Malusi Gigaba said that it was time to crack down on cash-draining, non-performing state-owned enterprises. But will he turn his words into action?
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