Finance Ministry

Kganyago, Mboweni back the SARB’s independence and monetary policy stance

Thursday’s joint statement supporting the SARB comes after new deputy finance minister David Masondo is quoted questioning current monetary policy

Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is under pressure to bail out the state power utility Eskom — along with its $30-billion mountain of debt

Mboweni misses the big picture

Global finance, procurement fraud and mega projects flash warnings

Despite Twitter appeal, Mboweni has little wiggle room in medium term budget

Much of the MTBPS was finalised before Mboweni’s appointment was announced following the resignation of his predecessor Nhlanhla Nene

Move over, here comes Tito

A tough nut, Mboweni is likely to make the treasury the undisputed centre of economic power and policy

Mboweni will have his work cut out

The market likes the new finance minister, but will his tweets come back to haunt him?

Nene faces severe credibility problem as mid-term budget looms

As South Africa prepares for a mid-term budget rumours are flying thick and fast about the fate of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene

Nene asks to be relieved of his duties — report

The Business Day newspaper is reporting that the finance minister has approached the Presidency to be relieved of his duties

Zimbabwe president names new finance minister to revive economy

Ncube has the tough task of reviving an economy wrecked under Robert Mugabe, who was ousted last year

The case against free higher education: Why it is neither just nor ethical

The ethical and political reasons to avoid free higher education are unambiguous

Nene: I had to come back, for SA

The returning finance minister may be content with life in the private sector, but he is compelled by a duty to serve.

State relies on VAT to plug holes

Critics dismiss treasury’s claims that the increase in value-added tax is the best way forward

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it