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Tito has state’s wage bill in his cross hairs
Tito has state’s wage bill in his cross hairs
The government needs to trim the earnings of its highest-paid employees, said Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, who sees a reduced wage bill as a key...
The ANC’s lowest mark is for education
The ANC’s lowest mark is for education
In his February budget speech, finance minister Tito Mboweni said education would get R386.4-billion of the R1.83-trillion that government is...
State budget short-changes victims of domestic violence
State budget short-changes victims of domestic violence
The budget speech delivered this week by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was met with mixed reactions: the Democratic Alliance expressed concern over...
Infographic: The medium-term budget at a glance
Infographic: The medium-term budget at a glance
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Economy still vulnerable despite big plans
Economy still vulnerable despite big plans
The 2013 national budget underscores the vulnerability of the South African economy. The budget shows a deficit of 5.2%, reminiscent of the...
Nonparticipation hinders growth
Nonparticipation hinders growth
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's ability to drive shared growth through this year's budget was severely constrained by a R16-billion...
Macro policies won't solve job problem
Macro policies won't solve job problem
Despite the political and economic advances made since 1994, South Africa continues to experience major challenges of poverty, unemployment and,...
Budget might not drive shared growth
Budget might not drive shared growth
Few people were surprised when Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, in his budget speech last month, said that the treasury had revised its economic...
Always there for you
Always there for you
Pick 'n Pay is a big retail chain with an even bigger heart. It has shown that a simple thing like customer trust is an important facet of how...
What the budget means to consumers
What the budget means to consumers
As usual the budget has to walk the fine line between meeting the needs of South Africans and finding the money to do so. We take a look at some of...
SA's rising wage bill a cause for concern
SA's rising wage bill a cause for concern
South African's rising public wage bill may have serious implications for the country's ability to service its debt.

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