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Wrong to believe inequality has widened since 1994 – Zuma

Wrong to believe inequality has widened since 1994 – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma said it was wrong and scientifically not true that the gap between the rich and poor had widened since 1994, and that this amounted to an attack…

Cwele hails work on Protection of State Information Bill

Cwele hails work on Protection of State Information Bill

State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele has welcomed the work being done by the Adhoc Committee on the Protection of State Information Bill in efforts to improve the Bill. Cwele appeared…

Renewable energy programme to bring R47bn in investment

Renewable energy programme to bring R47bn in investment

The Department of Energy says it is expecting R47 billion to be invested in the country through Window 1 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP). The department…

President Zuma withdraws case against Shapiro, Avusa

President Zuma withdraws case against Shapiro, Avusa

The Presidency on Sunday announced that President Jacob Zuma has withdrawn his claim for damages against Avusa Media, publishers of The Sunday Times and editorial cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, aka “Zapiro”.…

Cabinet welcomes plan to protect economy

Cabinet welcomes plan to protect economy

Cabinet has welcomed the key elements of the package agreed upon with the NEDLAC constituencies to respond to the economic challenges facing the country. The package, which was agreed upon…

Gordhan proposes measures to help state spend smarter

Gordhan proposes measures to help state spend smarter

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan detailed several initiatives to reign in the widening deficit and improve the impact of spending by, among other things, investing the balance of resource allocation in…

MPs welcome Gordhan’s measures to contain debt

MPs welcome Gordhan’s measures to contain debt

MPs have welcomed the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan’s measures to clamp down on public debt, following his tabling of the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in the National Assembly…

SARS to introduce mechanism to reduce tax clearance fraud

SARS to introduce mechanism to reduce tax clearance fraud

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced that in a bid to reduce corruption in the tax clearance request process, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has developed an electronic mechanism…

Report to assess sustainability of state’s spending options

Report to assess sustainability of state’s spending options

The National Treasury is expected to next month release the preliminary findings of a long-term fiscal report that will assess the sustainability of spending options in light of demographic and…

R461.1m Afcon spending was ‘cut to bone’

R461.1m Afcon spending was ‘cut to bone’

The National Treasury has allocated an extra R461.1 million for South Africa’s hosting of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) soccer tournament, but no spending will go towards “extravagances”,…

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