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

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it