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IMF bailout not wise – or needed
IMF bailout not wise – or needed
There is no debating that South Africa’s fiscal finances are in a dire state.
Eskom’s plight the fault line in Tito Mboweni’s 2019 budget
Eskom’s plight the fault line in Tito Mboweni’s 2019 budget
Efforts to fix beleaguered power utility Eskom were a key focus in the budget Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s delivered on Wednesday, which...
Budget 2019: EFF and DA detail key issues for Mboweni to prioritise
Budget 2019: EFF and DA detail key issues for Mboweni to prioritise
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) are gearing up for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s budget speech on...
Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts
Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni faces a balancing act ahead of his maiden budget on Wednesday to reassure investors over the country's troubled state-owned power utility without alienating union allies ahead of national elections....
As it stands, Eskom will cease to exist by April — DPE
As it stands, Eskom will cease to exist by April — DPE
On its current trajectory Eskom will “cease to exist” by April and is technically insolvent, the department of public enterprise’s...
RAF amendment bill could boost loss of support claim expenditure by 70%
RAF amendment bill could boost loss of support claim expenditure by 70%
The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is already in a shambles. But the proposed alternative, the Road Accident Benefit Scheme (Rabs) could make it worse,...
No end to Eskom bailout furore
No end to Eskom bailout furore
As the task team appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa sweats over solutions for the seemingly intractable problem that is Eskom, the utility’s...
Eskom aims to shed its debt load
Eskom aims to shed its debt load
Economists say Eskom’s suggestion to shift a portion of its debt on to the government’s balance sheet would do little to solve the structural...
Municipalities' unpaid water bills increase to a whopping R13.1bn
Municipalities' unpaid water bills increase to a whopping R13.1bn
Municipalities that do not pay their water bills have run up a whopping R13.1-billion debt – an amount just R2-billion short of the entire annual...
SA footballers still haunted by black tax and lavish living
SA footballers still haunted by black tax and lavish living
Imagine waking up in your late 30s to a life with your prospects at a distinct minimum. You have no tertiary qualification, irrelevant work...
Africa's new debt crisis
Africa's new debt crisis
Ghana is usually seen in a positive light abroad. It's associated with a peaceful change of government, functioning democracy and a government that...
'Weak state entities a risk to SA's credit rating' — Moody's
'Weak state entities a risk to SA's credit rating' — Moody's
South Africa's credit rating would be downgraded if state owned enterprises (SOEs) raise government's debt burden, Moody's warned.

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