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Gatherings of 100 banned but Parliament will sit to pass budget

Parliamentary leaders are expected to meet this week to discuss the impact of restrictions on the work of the legislative branch of Government.

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Tito has state’s wage bill in his cross hairs

Finance Minister sees a reduced wage bill as a key reform to get the state’s finances back on track

State budget short-changes victims of domestic violence

Funding for women's shelters is nowhere close to what is needed, as they can't pay their staff properly and have hardly enough money to even buy food.

Infographic: The medium-term budget at a glance

Economic growth is slower than expected, government debt is rising. Here’s what the new finance minister plans to do about it.

Economy still vulnerable despite big plans

Shared economic growth is dependent, amaong aother things, on European economic revival and strong and coherent leadership.

Nonparticipation hinders growth

Accelerated growth hinges on the state president giving the finance minister his full backing.

Budget might not drive shared growth

The debate on how South Africa's financial plans can promote a more equitable distribution of wealth continues.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

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

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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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

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

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