Budget Deficit

SA’s current account deficit widens

The deficit came after seven consecutive quarterly surpluses.

Zuma budget hole leaves SA with tough decisions on tax

With growth in SA lagging that of peers after a second recession in less than a decade, tax collections have dwindled

Gigaba gives markets the jitters

His mini-budget speech promised a lush harvest, but analysts say a famine of ideas and a drought of solid assurances failed to convince investors

Nene may abandon deficit targets as downgrade threat looms

With the nation's credit rating in terrible shape, SA's finance minister may be forced to downgrade growth and tax forecasts in his mid-term budget.

Nene: SA to curb debt growth as economy weakens

The finance minister said government is committed to lowering the budget deficit but a sluggish economic growth outlook will present a challenge.

SA collects more tax revenue than expected

South Africa will confidently meet its budget deficit target of 4% GDP after the revenue service exceeded its tax target.

SA debt climbs as Gordhan pledges spending curbs

South Africa's debt will make up 48% of the gross domestic product in the medium term, a pace which one economist describes as "frightening".

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories