Supplementary Budget 2020
ANALYSIS | Mboweni's zero-based budget - the backstop before a spiralling debt crisis?
INSIDE LABOUR | Time for a real democracy
The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated inequality, which was all the more evident in Minister Tito Mboweni's supplementary budget, says...
Treasury targets narrowing of budget gap from next year
The planned fiscal consolidation would require raising an additional R40 billion in tax revenue over the next four years.
OPINION | Every Budget heralds major infrastructure spend. Where is the infrastructure?
While every Budget and SONA has heralded major infrastructure spend for years now, little has happened on the ground, says Mohau Mphomela.
FIN24 SPEAKS | SA's adjustment budget with Thabi Leoka and Sifiso Skenjana
Fin24 editor Ron Derby talks supplementary budget with Thabi Leoka and Sifiso Skenjana.
WRAP | As Covid-19 wreaks havoc on public finances, Mboweni vows govt will stabilise debt
The finance minister says SA's economy is expected to shrink by 7.2% this year while tax revues will plunge as a result of the economic...
Khaya Sithole | SA should approach multilateral institutions with eyes wide open
Khaya Sithole says while South Africa may be desperate to get assistance from the IMF, the World Bank and the New Development Bank, it...
Greece, Zimbabwe, post-war Germany: How Mboweni sees SA if urgent reforms aren't rolled out
Greece, Argentina, post-war Germany and Zimbabwe are some of the scenarios the finance minister painted on Wednesday as he described SA's...
ANC leadership supports talks with IMF for a loan - Mboweni
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says talks with the IMF have reached a point where its staff with meet with the executive board to extend...
SA to miss tax target by over R300bn
Government has revised down the tax revenue projection from R1.43 trillion because of the effects of Covid-19.
Mboweni squeezes out more money for municipalities to fight Covid
Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni says municipalities will adjust their budgets to take into account the sharp decline in revenue as a...
Devastation for SA economy, but 'much ado about nothing' for the rand
Much of the bad news was already priced in, leaving a relatively quiet day for the local currency.
SA economy to see worst contraction in 90 years
The SA economy is expected to contract by 7.2%, the largest contraction in nearly 90 years.
Mboweni says state still spying savings around public wage bill
Half of all consolidated revenue goes towards the compensation of workers in the public sector, the minister has said.
Jobs emergency is South Africa's greatest challenge, Mboweni warns
The budget comes as observers expect the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent national lockdown to hammer jobs...
OPINION | Mboweni's adjustment budget is a chance to increase - not cut - public wages
No trade union worthy of its existence can even consider entering into a discussion to worsen the terms and conditions of work of its...
In charts: Mboweni's tough budget task
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will deliver a special adjustment budget on Wednesday, the first of its kind in at least 27 years.
Daniel Silke | Time's up, Minister Mboweni
South Africa's current predicament is the stuff of budgetary nightmares, says Daniel Silke.
Ron Derby | A job for the Mboweni of yesteryear
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has a lonely job ahead of him, and we need to see the drive he's shown us in the past, says Ron Derby.
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