[WATCH LIVE] Minister Gigaba's 2018 Budget speech

Malusi Gigaba is expected to explain how he intends raising the billions needed to plug the hole in his budget and to fund free higher education.

A YouTube screengrab of former Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivering the Budget speech in Parliament on 21 February 2018.

JOHANNESBURG - Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is delivering his maiden Budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday afternoon.

Gigaba is expected to explain how he intends raising the billions needed to plug the hole in his budget and to fund free higher education and training.

WATCH LIVE: Gigaba delivers Budget speech