ANALYSIS: Cyril Ramaphosa has now become the problem

2019-10-31 09:55

The economic crisis is deepening and President Cyril Ramaphosa shows no sign of making the difficult decisions that National Treasury has been warning about for years.

Winslyn looks at the MTBPS

2017-11-01 16:11

kykNET's Winslyn provides a brief overview of what minister of finance Malusi Gigaba said in his first Medium-Term Budget Speech (Afrikaans content).

How to avoid the IMF

2017-10-29 06:00

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and the government need a politically palatable plan to get out of the low-growth debt trap and avoid the country’s finances going to hell.

Gigaba offers no clarity on taxes

2017-10-29 06:00

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has given little indication of how government intends raising the additional R15bn in tax revenue outlined in the 2016 Budget Review.

MTBPS: Debt, deficits and possible downgrades

2017-10-26 10:12

In his first Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, finance minister Malusi Gigaba had little good news for the country.

Govt has run out of low-hanging fruit - economist

2017-10-06 15:17

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s upcoming mini budget is unlikely to appease ratings agencies, which have become increasingly sceptical, says an economist.

It’s all about growth for Gordhan

2016-10-27 18:34

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is prioritising reviving a moribund economy amid fears of a credit-rating cut, falling tax revenue, rising debt and students protests.

#News24Pravin: Party barons aren't good for democracy, says Jonas

2016-10-27 07:36

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas says South Africans place too much emphasis on political parties.

INFORGRAPHIC: This is how government spend its money

2016-10-26 17:50

This infograph looks at how the state spends its money. Post-school education and training takes the lions share.

INFOGRAPHIC: Mini budget breakdown

2016-10-26 16:25

Have a look at this infographic illustrating how the mini budget that was delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Godhan is spent.


The 13 biggest bombshells in the mini-Budget

2018-10-24 14:04

Mboweni said a “reconfiguration of state-owned enterprises” could include the closure of parastatals, including SAA.

Mid-term budget lacks the lever and fulcrum needed to move SA forward

2017-10-29 06:00

SA hoped that the mid-term budget would move the country forward. But most will remain unmoved.

A tale of 2 speeches

2017-10-29 06:00

His lips pursed in an almost-smile, Pravin Gordhan enters the National Assembly chamber in Cape Town at 1.55pm on Wednesday afternoon.

In the jaws of defeat

2017-10-29 06:00

With dysfunctional politics driving SA to the brink of economic collapse, tough measures are needed, writes Nazmeera Moola.

Minister’s moment of truth

2017-10-15 06:01

Finance minister’s medium-term budget will be his worst test yet, writes Justin Brown.

Growth woes frustrate SA’s effort to avoid junk rating

2016-10-28 07:01

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mini budget may not be enough to fend off a junk credit rating, as doubts remain over the state’s ability to reignite growth and quell political turmoil.

Gordhan's underlying theme: Participatory democracy

2016-10-27 18:19

Participatory democracy means that everyone has the right to an equal voice and equal power, says Terry Bell.

How analysts view Gordhan's mini budget address

2016-10-26 20:43

Economists, analysts and tax experts had mixed views on the medium-term budget policy statement delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 crucial figures from the mini budget

2016-10-26 17:37

Here are 10 important figures mentioned in the medium-term budget that you should know about.

Treasury: SA will be a net importer of maize

2016-10-26 15:33

Two successive droughts have hit South Africa’s agriculture sector hard and the country subsequently has to resort to being a net importer of maize, says National Treasury.

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