Latest articles on Budget 2015

Nene falls in with big business

With additional pressures on the poor, judgment day could be approaching faster.

Nene hits public sector pay

The minister's intentions to contain expenditure may be undermined by strikes in the civil service.

In for a penny, in for a pounding

Although the individual increases are not large, they add up to a real squeeze.

Living on a beggar’s budget

Unemployed people are slipping through the cracks because most of the country's money is locked up in the financial sector.

Fracking in Karoo gets a R108m injection

The department of science and technology saw its budget increase steadily since its formation in 2002.

Infrastructure spend aims to boost growth and jobs

The construction of an R19-billion new railway link to Swaziland is in the concept stage.

Power crisis will curtail economy

Mining and manufacturing will be worst affected because of their high-intensity electricity usage.

Electricity crisis sparks shift to low-energy sectors

Any hope for better economic growth in the short term would have to be in industries less affected by the energy crisis, said the minister.

Drip-feed won’t solve water crisis

The true amount being spent on water usage is obscured by the fractured nature of its provision.

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