Mantashe: New Mining Charter woos investors
The mining sector has been hard hit by falling commodity prices, rising production costs and policy uncertainty.
‘It’s unfair to blame workers for state’s soaring wage bill’
Cosatu and Fedusa say the focus should be on cleaning up corruption, sorting out state-owned companies and trimming a bloated executive.
Survey: Almost half of voters would vote ANC if elections were held tomorrow
The survey, by Afrobarometer, shows that the DA and EFF would fight it out to become the largest opposition party, with each showing similar levels of support.
Fitch notes Mboweni lowered SA revenue projections to be more realistic
The agency has given its verdict on the mid-term budget speech presented by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday.
Mboweni on MTBPS: We can’t spin our way out of the numbers
A shrinking economy, reduced tax revenue, and rising government debt are putting public finances under massive pressure.
Mboweni: Govt must rein in debt or face approaching IMF for assistance
The Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement review indicated that debt levels could rise higher and peak later than forecast in the February budget.
Mboweni and team to appear in Parly
Opposition parties were mostly unimpressed with the mid-term budget review, which includes billions of rands in bailouts for cash-strapped state-owned companies.
R11bn in outstanding VAT refunds to help stimulate economy, says Mboweni
Mboweni suggested the R11 billion in outstanding VAT refunds that will now be repaid will help stimulate the economy and says other measures to stimulate the economy could give consumers some relief.
Mboweni vows to clamp down on corruption, wasteful spending
The Finance Minister put some flesh on the bones of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s stimulus plan to kick-start the economy, overhaul state-owned companies and fix weak governance and crumbling infrastructure.
Mboweni calls time on government’s out-of-control wage bill
The Finance Minister has also pledged to fix the South African Revenue Collection Service as a matter of urgency.
Tito Mboweni: South Africa stands at a crossroads
The Finance Minister's Medium Term Budget Policy Statement makes a frank assessment of the trouble the country is in.
[WATCH LIVE] Tito Mboweni delivers mid-term budget
The new Finance Minister is expected to put flesh on the bones of the stimulus package President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced as part of efforts to spark economic growth and job creation.
Tito Mboweni is caught between a rock and a hard place
As the country awaits the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, the new Finance Minister is confronted with poor growth prospects, limited revenue and massive demands on the public purse.
SA govt warned over huge debt burden
The group's head Jannie Rossouw says if the government doesn't get to grips with its wage bill, it may have to approach the IMF for help.
Opposition parties pile pressure on Mboweni ahead of MTBPS
Tito Mboweni has taken over as finance minister in the midst of a recession and with government debt at worrying levels.
All eyes on Tito Mboweni today for maiden MTBPS
Mboweni commands respect both within government and the markets but the challenges he faces are enormous.
Mthembu: Not necessary to use Parly Protection Services to eject journos
ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says journalists deserve an apology after being confronted by at least 16 parliamentary security officials stationed inside and outside a meeting venue.
Holomisa: PIC inquiry will make state capture probe look like Sunday picnic
President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the proclamation detailing the inquiry’s terms of reference earlier this month and it was published in the government gazette on Wednesday.