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Little relief to offset bracket creep
Little relief to offset bracket creep
Apart from a few welcome glimmers of relief, the 2017 budget did not offer the average citizen much joy.
Free education demands radical change to the budget
Free education demands radical change to the budget
COMMENT“The doors of learning and of culture shall be opened”, according to the Freedom Charter way back in 1955. In part it declared...
New fraud mars Temer's deficit win
New fraud mars Temer's deficit win
Brazil’s interim president Michel Temer celebrated a first victory on Wednesday for his urgent economic reforms after Congress agreed to widen...
Markets mirror positive response to Nene's budget
Markets mirror positive response to Nene's budget
As analysts welcomed Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s medium-term budget policy statement as tough but fair, the markets reflected a similar...
Zimbabwe: Broke Parliament sends MPs home
Zimbabwe: Broke Parliament sends MPs home
Broke and running on a shoestring budget, the state has withheld funding for the legislature, forcing both houses of Parliament – the lower...
Zim: Chinamasa sees red over budget
Zim: Chinamasa sees red over budget
Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick's surprise announcement that he would not present the budget as expected this month has...
[Video]M&G Hangout: Why so serious, Gordhan?
[Video]M&G Hangout: Why so serious, Gordhan?
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.
[Video]Weekend 101: Hello Africa, tell me how you’re doing
[Video]Weekend 101: Hello Africa, tell me how you’re doing
Zuma has another bout of foot-in-mouth, Pravin trims the fat and the "White Widow" thinks Osama is the bomb.
Editorial: Gordhan's neat balancing act
Editorial: Gordhan's neat balancing act
The takeaway image from the medium-term budget is Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan cutting up the credit cards of senior officials. Their rental...
Changing the face of Johannesburg
Changing the face of Johannesburg
At his budget speech in May, Geoffrey Makhubo, member of the mayoral committee for finance of the City of Johannesburg, announced a budget that...
Accounting for Parliament's actions
Accounting for Parliament's actions
Working between a rock and a hard place — arguably that could describe Professor Mohammed Jahed's new job as director of the country's fledgling parliamentary budget office....
W Cape human settlements department releases budget
W Cape human settlements department releases budget
"From April 2009 to March 31 2013 ... a total of 94 228 sites and houses, will have been delivered, at a cost of R5.12-billion," provincial minister Bonginkosi Madikizela said at the provincial budget vote in Cape Town on Monday....

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