- It takes two to do the financial tango
Pravin loves Gill just the way she is -- for now, anyway. In a letter to Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus, Gordhan reiterated the bank
- Call me Mr Efficiency
Minister Gordhan's maiden Budget aims to improve efficiencies and tackle corruption, writes Lynley Donnelly.
- Gordhan's risky ideas
Pravin Gordhan may have been business as usual on the surface, but beneath the headline figures of his budget speech were sensitive reform proposals.
- SA the biggest welfare state in the world, says economist
South Africa is the biggest welfare state in the world, economist Mike Schussler said on Thursday.
- Gordhan's budget finds favour
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's maiden budget speech seems to have found favour with most political parties in the house as well as economists.
- Highlights from the budget
From sin to fuel and how much it costs to run the government; we bring you highlights from Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan's budget speech.
- SA lifts spending to tackle poverty, health
South Africa will spend an extra R112-billion over the next three years as it tackles poverty, boosts job creation and fights HIV/Aids.
- SA to start mining royalties from March 1
South Africa will from March 1 this year levy mining royalties that were postponed due a recession last year, the National Treasury said on Wednesday.
- Taxpayers not off the hook
Although Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan backed away from increases in personal tax this year, he clearly left the door open for future tax hikes.
- Economy to resume growth in 2010, jobs a challenge
South Africa's economy is expected to grow by 2,3% in 2010 after contracting 1,8% last year, but unemployment remains a critical challenge.