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Monday, September 25, 2017

Billions pumped on public transport, energy

The government plans to speed up the expansion of the country's mega infrastructure programme by continuously increasing the budgets for rail transport, energy and...

Measures to ensure implementation of infrastructure projects

The Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan outlined a range of measures to boost the planning and monitoring capacity in departments and municipalities to ensure...

Sin tax to hit smokers and drinkers yet again

Smokers will have to fork out 58 cents more for a packet of 20 cigarettes, while drowning one's sorrows in alcohol will also cost...

Infrastructure to drive growth amid global uncertainty

Amid a global economic outlook which continues to remain uncertain, the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan today presented a circumspect, yet upbeat Budget Speech...

Deficit at 4.6% in ‘good health’ budget

A budget deficit of 4.6% of gross domestic product (GDP) is projected in 2012/13, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday, claiming SA’s finances...

Gauteng tolls get R5.8bn respite

In a bid to contribute to a reducing the burden on consumers for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Programme, the government has proposed a special...

NHI first phase to start in 2013

The national health insurance (NHI) was to be phased in over a 14-year period beginning in 2012/13, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said in parliament...

Budget Highlights

These are the highlights of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's 2012/13 budget released this afternoon. Read the full speech here. Budget deficit Budget deficit projected at 4.6% of...

Ray of hope in Gordhan’s speech

With just hours to go before Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers his Budget Speech, many are expecting the speech's mood to be an austere...

Gordhan to table 2012 Budget

All eyes will be on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan when he tables the 2012 National Budget at 2pm today. Gordhan will table his budget in...

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