Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has launched the office of the tax ombud, which will be run by retired judge Bernard Ngoepe.
South Africa will confidently meet its budget deficit target of 4% GDP after the revenue service exceeded its tax target.
Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.
This week, Pravin Gordhan does a balancing act, an Oscar Pistorius TV channel is launched and Uganda criminalises gay sex.
The M&G’s business desk discusses Pravin Gordhan’s Budget – reading between the lines and analysing what it means for the average South African.
The government expects to grow its tax base by allowing companies to increase the amount they can transfer out of South Africa in foreign capital.
Unspent funds will be allocated elsewhere if projects aren't implemented, warns Gordhan.
Can he contain the public sector wage bill without sparking more devastating strikes?
High and low earners also found some cheer in a budget focused on stimulating growth.
Gordhan offers new incentives for a programme that he sees as being key to youth employment.
Cosatu has cautiously welcomed Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech, while Numsa reiterated its rejection of the employment tax incentive scheme.
From education receiving the largest individual allocation to the social security increase, we look at how the R1.25-trillion budget has been divvied.
Analysts are positive about Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's fifth budget. There is concern however that the good news can easily turn sour.
The Rural Health Advocacy Project says the budget was "disappointing" as it does not make provision for improvements in healthcare service delivery.
Capital expenditure by major state-owned companies has been projected to reach R381.9-billion over the next three years, says the national treasury.
Treasury will increase funds to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, which is likely to help more than 500 000 students per year.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's final Budget speech before elections in May is a masterplan to please the masses.
The Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum, and the Call for Budget Justice imagined what they would say if they were the minister of finance.
From the DA hoping to hear about cutting state spending to Numsa's demand for decent jobs, here's what some groups expect from the budget speech.
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