A accomodative monetary stance should be maintained while inflation allows for it, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Speaking at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says South Africans are lacking in hope and optimism for the country.
Sylvia Lucas, Edna Molewa and Thulas Nxesi are on a shopping spree. They clearly didn't get the memo from Pravin about trimming the fat.
M&G reporters Thalia Holmes and Chantelle Benjamin tell us why Pravin Gordhan is so set on getting the state to save well and spend smart.
Zuma has another bout of foot-in-mouth, Pravin trims the fat and the "White Widow" thinks Osama is the bomb.
Pravin Gordhan under pressure to send out the right message.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has little room to manoeuvre despite his tough medium-term budget cuts.
Finance Minister says the government policy is focused on increasing South-Africa's long-term economic growth and reducing inequality.
After several budgets, in which Pravin Gordhan threatened to be more austere, ministers will find themselves with less money to spend on luxuries.
Not only has Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan tackled perks, he is looking at the cost of Parliament and what that means.
South Africa's debt will make up 48% of the gross domestic product in the medium term, a pace which one economist describes as "frightening".
The country's three-year budget framework has been met with mixed reaction, with opposition parties saying they are discouraged.
Finance minister Pravin Gordhanâ€™s "careful control of the wage Bill" will impact negatively on health service delivery, says a health economist.
The allocation to school infrastructure in the mid-term budget is inadequate, writes David Macfarlane.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced sweeping cuts to the pricey perks enjoyed by civil servants.
The revered minister of money Pravin Gordhan returned from the pulpit known as Parliament with nine commandments for his ministers.
During his medium-term budget policy speech Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan kept the rhetoric upbeat and SA's purse strings tight, as expected.
From saving money in an election year to e-tolls and the NDP, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mid-term budget review might be a juggling act.