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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.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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