Ramaphosa: Private pension funds could also help revamp Eskom
Cosatu is already in talks with the government over its offer for state workers’ pension savings to be used to cut Eskom’s R450 billion debt by R250 billion, although a number of unions are opposed to this.
Ramaphosa: ‘I work hard, I am not lazy’
The president was asked to give an assessment of his two years as head of state during a meeting with Sanef and the parliamentary Press Gallery Association in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Ramaphosa: SA will be affected by the coronavirus
President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that the underlying weakness in South Africa's economy could be further aggravated by global economic uncertainty amid the spread of the coronavirus.
SA entering technical recession again not a surprise, says Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the poor growth figures released today were not pleasing, but said that the signs that the economy was struggling were evident for some time.
Cosatu challenges Ramaphosa to take charge of his Cabinet
The labour federation, which was the first formation within the ANC and its broader movement to nominate Cyril Ramaphosa as president, berated its limited influence in government.
Govt to appoint inspector-general at Sars 'to beef up governance'
Treasury said that while strengthening Sars would take time, this would result in improved revenue collection in coming years.
Taxpayers breathe a little easier as Mboweni announces no major tax increases
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said the tax break was one of the measures he hoped would jump-start the economy, but he had also warned that power cuts could stifle growth and that a stable electricity supply was the government’s most pressing priority.
Mboweni puts money back in taxpayers’ pockets
Taxpayers will get relief to the tune of around R2 billion because tax brackets will be adjusted to just above inflation.
Mboweni announces R2 billion in personal tax relief
Relief for taxpayers will come through above-inflation increases in all tax brackets and will be welcome news, although excise duties on alcohol and tobacco go up along with a 25 cent a litre increase in fuel levies.
Finance Minister Mboweni expected to deliver gloomy Budget Speech
Shortfalls in revenue collection mean Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will have to announce cuts in government spending but he must also tread cautiously so as not to affect service delivery.
Sona debate wrap: Ramaphosa takes aim at GBV, apartheid; stays firm on Eskom
On Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa responded to the debate on his State of the Nation Address (Sona) delivered last week.
ANC’s Boy Mamabolo apologises to Malema & wife for ‘insensitive’ abuse claims
The ANC MP snuck in an official apology via social media in the early hours of Friday morning.
Ramaphosa apologises to Malema family for abuse allegations
During the State of the Nation Address debate on Wednesday, Boy Mamabolo accused Julius Malema of physically abusing his wife.
Ramaphosa primed to respond to Sona debate
This afternoon President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the only person to speak in Parliament when he gets the chance to reply to the compliments and criticism his State of the Nation Address has provoked.
'He thinks he's in charge': Lamola lashes 'power-hungry' Malema in Sona debate
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola, who was once Malema’s deputy when he was still leader of the ANC Youth League, took aim when he wrapped up the second and final day of debate on the President’s State of the Nation Address (Sona).
Mantashe to make it possible for govt to procure more power
He’s told Parliament that he’s finalised ministerial determinations in terms of Section 34 of the Electricity Regulation Act and that these are now with energy regulator, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa).
Sona debate: DA's Steenhuisen accuses Ramaphosa of choosing party before country
Accusing President Ramaphosa of turning his promise of a new dawn into 'new despair', DA interim leader John Steenhuisen blamed him for failing to make the needed reforms to free up the economy, win back investors and create jobs.
Sona debate descends into chaos over Malema, Ramaphosa abuse claims
EFF leader Julius Malema left the House with fellow EFF members after he failed to withdraw his accusation that President Cyril Ramaphosa had assaulted his late former wife and was ordered out of the House.