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Wednesday, September 28, 2016


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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Marikana has dented confidence in SA

The Marikana shooting in August and the industrial action which has followed in its wake, have dented confidence and lowered growth prospects for the...

Cabinet approves gazetting of e-toll tariffs

Cabinet has approved the gazetting of the terms and conditions - including updated tariffs - that will apply to users of the toll road...

Social dialogue will help address economy – Motlanthe

Social dialogue between labour, government and business would help mobilise all South Africans who are in a position to make a contribution to the...

SA’s membership of BRICS influences economic breaks

South Africa's membership of BRICS has contributed to further leveraging economic opportunities for the country's own development agenda as well as that of the...


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