Blue-collar pension fund needed

Someone needs to come up with a simple, affordable scheme for low-income earners.

Libya holds stakes in South African hotels, including Michelangelo

And Treasury says it will work with Libyan authorities to locate more.

Door to doing business in Africa has opened

Cross-border financial regulations are being relaxed to make doing business in Africa easier.

South Africa pegged as eurozone safe haven

SA may issue five new bonds this week, helping to plug a 10-year benchmark gap and extend the government yield curve by a further seven years.

Treasury takes aim at savings costs

Compulsory fund preservation and simplifying products are among the options highlighted in the treasury's discussion document.

SA economy showing signs of stability

Treasury's Lungisa Fuzile says the economy is on a more sure footing but the target growth of 7% will not come without fixing infrastructure backlogs.

Europe woes could raise SA bonds, says Treasury

The debt crisis in Europe could hit local bonds if it worsens, pushing yields higher than expected as the continent holds 35% of government's debt.

Jobs at a premium — cost, that is

A youth subsidy that would get people working at a fraction of the IDC's costs will only start next year.

Tips for Pravin

You can't send "Tips to Trevor" any more, but Pravin Gordhan is keeping the tradition alive.

Gordhan eyed as Manuel’s successor

Pravin Gordhan, head of South Africa's tax authority, is the frontrunner to succeed Finance Minister Trevor Manuel if he is moved to another post.

Securely lacking common sense

When it comes to the treasury, common sense does eventually prevail; it just takes a while.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders