Budget Vote

Mboweni: Additional Eskom aid will hurt the fiscus and taxpayers

The additional R59-billion over two years for Eskom comes on top of slowing tax revenues and will require government to revise its funding plans

Media, patriarchy and society: Unpacking the 2018 women’s budget vote

'We also commended all members of society who have been vigilant in various ways to end violence and champion the cause towards gender transformation'

WATCH LIVE: President Ramaphosa delivers budget vote speech in Parliament

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s performance in the first months since assuming office will come under the spotlight during the budget vote debate

Maimane calls Zuma an ‘accused criminal’ in Parliament

In his speech in the presidency’s budget debate on Wednesday, the opposition leader called Zuma a thief and the ANC’s “looter in chief”, among others.

EFF forcibly removed from Parliament after violent altercation

This follows EFF leader Julius Malema's vow in March this year that he would not allow the president to speak in Parliament again.

Blade’s promises are educational

The minister's budget-vote speech traversed competing priorities.

Nzimande’s priority to be skills training

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande's budget vote next week has virtually become predictable -- for colleges and Setas.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income