Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

Busa, opposition parties welcome mid-term budget

Most opposition parties and Busa have broadly supported Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's medium-term budget policy statement tabled on Tuesday.

Brace yourself South Africa, we’re in for a rough ride

South Africans will have to tighten their belts, knuckle down and work together if we are to weather the economic storms ahead, says Pravin Gordhan.

Budget: Gordhan must make the best of a bad job market

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will deliver his medium-term budget address in Parliament today amid increasing pressure to enable job growth.

Pravin’s social contract

Pravin Gordhan paused in his medium-term budget policy speech on Wednesday to make what seemed a rote remark about the tax season.

Parties give cautious nod to Gordhan’s budget

Political parties have given a cautious green light to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement.

Govt eyes tougher controls on financial sector

Drastic exchange-control reforms and tougher controls over the financial sector are some of the highlights of the medium-term budget.

Gordhan: SA has limited options on currency

SA has few options to devalue its currency in the face of capital inflows and the race to do that by other countries could jeopardise global growth.

Gordhan presents upbeat budget

Exchange control reforms and the possibility of tougher controls over the financial sector are some highlights from the medium-term budget statement.

Attention turns to medium-term budget

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement on Wednesday will shed light on the state's spending priorities.

Mixed reaction to Manuel’s Budget

Opposition parties on Tuesday had mixed reactions to Finance Minister Trevor Manuel's Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement.

Manuel: ‘The thunder will pass’

The financial storm has arrived, said Finance Minister Trevor Manuel on Tuesday in presenting his Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world