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Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation
Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation
South Africa is bracing itself for the first
Ramaphosa's administration lacks a long-term perspective
Ramaphosa's administration lacks a long-term perspective
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of...
Efforts to get South Africa’s economy moving are no more than a patch up job
Efforts to get South Africa’s economy moving are no more than a patch up job
Its obvious that the South African government approached the 2018 budget from an...
National Treasury launches online budget data portal
National Treasury launches online budget data portal
In collaboration with Imali Yethu – a coalition of budget transparency and participation advocacy organisations – the National Treasury...
Budget must set the tone for SOE overhaul
Budget must set the tone for SOE overhaul
Embattled state-owned enterprises like Eskom pose the greatest threat to the South African economy and must be dealt with decisively in the 2018...
​Prepare for a tough budget — Malusi Gigaba
​Prepare for a tough budget — Malusi Gigaba
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been pressuring the finance ministry to reduce spending and increase revenue, and South Africans should thus prepare...
​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?
​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?
The future of South Africa’s credit ratings hangs in the balance as the world waits to see what the 2018 budget will deliver.
DEVELOPING: New president to be sworn in tomorrow
DEVELOPING: New president to be sworn in tomorrow
An apparently jovial Paul Mashatile announced at a media briefing after the ANC's parliamentary caucus that President Jacob Zuma's deadline to...
State of the Nation Address postponed
State of the Nation Address postponed
The State of the Nation Address, which was due to be delivered by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday evening, has been postponed.
Sugar tax only for the sweetest
Sugar tax only for the sweetest
Your sweetened soft drink is going to cost you more after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech.
Elephants in the budget room
Elephants in the budget room
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