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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

Liar liar: DA disrupts Gigaba budget speech after high court declares he lied

The DA announced that it made a complaint with the Public Protector to investigate Gigaba for lying under oath and violating the Constitution

Comeback king: Gordhan willing to serve in Cabinet for another year

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan may return to his previous position amidst speculation of a cabinet reshuffle

​Prepare for a tough budget — Malusi Gigaba

The president has asked the finance ministry to reduce spending and increase revenue to fill a R50-billion revenue gap

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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

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