But the roads agency's success in recovering e-toll income from users will impact investor sentiment.
Steelmakers are frustrated by slow infrastructure development exacerbated by spending cuts in the mining sector.
Cosatu is flabbergasted by the International Monetary Fund's latest report on South Africa, says spokesperson Patrick Craven.
Exorbitant fees are among several factors contributing to unacceptably low levels of retirement savings in South Africa, says treasury.
South African Local Government Association has called for a programme to be implemented to help municipalities struggling with financial management.
The South African treasury has warned that halting the user-pay system (e-tolls) will have dire consequences for South Africa's finances.
The national treasury says R3-billion a year is too much to be spending on leasing property for state departments, and is working to whittle it down.
Analysts have claimed that billions are at stake and the derivatives market could be destroyed because of the new securities tax touted by government.
Nelson Mandela's face on our banknotes leaves our other national heroes out in the cold, writes Nickolaus Bauer.
South Africa's economy could win if the unfair benefits accruing to producers of synthetic fuels ended.
As Julius Malema's appeal against his suspension from the ANC begins, the youth league says it worries that important issues are being sidelined.
The covert political war in Limpopo has escalated, with government officials sent to fix the province's finances placed under constant police guard.
A revolt has broken out in the national treasury, with top officials rebelling against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's "political interference".
The treasury is considering issuing Islamic bonds to diversify its investor base, aiming to get its first sukuk approved by next financial year.
For Thabo Rakoloti, the work the DBSA is doing with the Department of Health could be used as a model for other government departments.
South Africa's plans to cut its budget deficit to 3.3% in 2014/15 are realistic and will be met, insists treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile.
Despite a damning probe, neither the fraudsters nor officials who abetted them have been charged.
Details are starting to emerge about how the government is planning to manage foreign direct investment.
The ANC's Western Cape secretary, Songezo Mjongile, has become the first high-profile casualty of the national treasury's crackdown on tenderpreneurs.
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