Latest articles on Department Of Finance

LIVESTREAM: Mboweni presents the medium-term budget policy statement

Mboweni's medium-term budget policy statement will likely make crisis management a focal point

Nene out: Tito Mboweni appointed new finance minister

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been under pressure to sack Nhlanhla Nene after he admitted to attending multiple meetings with the Gupta family

Government to bail out Eskom

Treasury has said it will be allocating support funding to state-owned power utility Eskom to "help relieve the impact on electricity consumers".

Economic week ahead: Markets eye Gordhan’s budget speech

This week, SA's finance minister will give his budget address while the US Federal Reserve chief is set to resume her testimony on monetary policy.

Gordhan retirement comment taken out of context, says Sikhakhane

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s office has downplayed rumours that he is set to leave politics after next year's election.

Levelling the savings playing field

Tax increases on capital gains and dividends will hurt big savers, not middle-income earners.

Retirement tax cap is short-sighted

<strong>Maya Fisher-French</strong> offers Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan a savings tip

Finance ministry responds to M&G allegations

The finance ministry has "expressed dismay" at an article published in the <em>M&G</em> on November 15 and denied any disunity in the department.

Gordhan predicts improved foreign investment

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says there will be more certainty about foreign direct investment in South Africa within the next year.

SA runs risk of crippling indebtedness

The department of finance has warned that South Africans need to save money in order to avoid high indebtedness.

Gordhan: SA’s fortunate to have strong rand

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday the strong rand currency was helping to cushion the impact of higher international oil and food prices.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.


Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Press Releases