Budget

Cooking the economy — a recipe for Tito Mboweni

It’s a recipe that should feed 58-million with a bit of pot-luck and an ample pinch of salt

The triumph of Trumponomics

The budget serves the interests of the rich and powerful and punts crumbs for the poor as meaningful advances

Eskom cliffhanger has SA on edge

Will Moody’s, won’t Moody’s? The country’s wellbeing depends on a viable turnabout plan

How state funds are sliced up

At R375-billion, education is the fastest-growing expense on the government’s bill

A necessary bitter aloe to swallow

Tito Mboweni’s budget could pit the ANC against significant members of its constituency

Resurrected taxman cometh

Tito Mboweni is plugging the revenue collection holes created by the former commissioner

Revenue collection a balancing act

Increases in indirect taxes such as adjustments to the fuel levy and increases on excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco products will raise R1.2-billion

State job cuts rev up unions

Analysts believe Moody’s will welcome the government’s intention to reduce the public sector wage bill

Mboweni’s Budget shows further erosion in SA’s fiscal strength — Moody’s

Moody's currently has South Africa's debt at Baa3 with a stable outlook, one notch above junk status

#Budget2019: Health funding declines as legal claims threaten to bury provinces

Legal claims against the health department have soared to R80.4-billion and now equate to more than half the annual provincial health budgets.

Budget 2019: EFF and DA detail key issues for Mboweni to prioritise

Opposition parties have added their input ahead of the presentation of the budget speech

SA motor industry’s sweet deal

Incentive scheme sees billions go to the industry, but supporters say incentives have knock-on benefits

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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