Cape Town – South African consumers can breathe a sigh of relief as the cost of living is likely to drop to moderate levels.
Cape Town – Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the National Treasury has had to make several adjustments to the budget of national departments to cater for unavoidable spending needs.
Cape Town – Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says there are early indications that government’s Employment Tax Incentive, which was introduced earlier this year, is attracting buy-in from employers.
Cape Town - Efforts to combat corruption will continue, National Treasury said on Wednesday.
Cape Town – The attention of the nation will be on the National Assembly when Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene tables his first ever Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) as the principal responsible for the public purse.
Cape Town – National Treasury says it expects African Bank to be relisted early next year as it is already showing signs of stability.
Pretoria – Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is working with planning practitioners and decision-makers to transform ordinary places into “Great Places”.
Cape Town - Government has proposed a series of measures to narrow the country’s budget deficit from 4.1% this year to 2.5% over the next three years.
Pretoria - The Presidency has placed on record that President Jacob Zuma did not have an interview with British newspaper, The Guardian, on the Oscar Pistorius trial or any other matter this week.
Cape Town - Government has proposed a new framework for funding state-owned companies, which will include closer monitoring of such entities.
Pretoria - The outbreak of the bird flu virus, commonly known as avian influenza, in the past few years has cost the country about R4 billion, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana.
Pretoria - The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has invited young matriculants to apply for scholarships.
Pretoria - All unoccupied and vandalised low-cost (RDP) houses will soon be repaired, completed and handed over to homeless and approved beneficiaries in Winterveldt.
Cape Town – The National Treasury has proposed increasing its spending over the next three years on initiatives that will boost job creation, education and skills development.
Pretoria – North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has handed over bulls to livestock farmers in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District as part of that province’s Sire Subsidy Scheme.
2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement Speech
Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has extended good wishes to the Hindu, Tamil, Gujerati and other communities who celebrate Diwali or Deepavali, as it is also known.
Cape Town – Members of Parliament have responded to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which he tabled in Parliament on Wednesday.
Cape Town - Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene today tabled the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) which signals a shift in the country’s fiscal policy.
Pretoria – The Department of Water and Sanitation says the planned outage on the Usutu water pipeline, which started on Monday, is being well managed.