Budget 2018

Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget

The budget was informed by the views of the residents

Cosatu ready for war over VAT hike

Besides wanting more goods to be zero-rated, the federation is upping public sector wage demands

‘Imali yeqolo’: Really, Gigaba? Women fall pregnant to get child support grants?

Gender activists are outraged by the former finance minister’s side comments on government grants during his budget speech.

EDITORIAL: Good budget or bad, together we can do more

​Malusi Gigaba should be given a role in Generations or the like — something with a part for a stylish smoothie. He certainly is a good actor.

A case of talk left, budget right

Let’s not fool ourselves: this is not a budget that’s friendly to the poor or the vulnerable

The Ronald McDonald socks aside…How serious is Cyril about South Africans’ health?

The new commander-in-chief has made promises, but how likely is he to deliver?

No, minister. Increasing VAT was avoidable

Instead of hitting low earners hard, the budget should have raised wealth and corporate taxes

Fallists ponder sustainable higher education

Although analysts and activists agree that fee-free higher education is a milestone achievement, they’ve raised concerns about the future

How to fill an a-hole’s budget hole

'And, don’t worry, Malusi Gigaba, our finance minister, has a plan — or at least we hope he does'

#Budget2018: Cuts to medical aid tax credits begin

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba didn’t cut state subsidies for private medical aid members outright but your pocket may still feel the pinch

Infographic: Budget 2018 simplified

What you need to watch out for in this year's budget. Spoiler alert: Everything is expensive

This is what the 2018 Budget says

Government bites the bullet and hikes VAT

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders