Mini Budget 2012

SA needs luck and discipline

Oct 25 2012 19:51

It is encouraging that cost-saving efforts are bearing fruit, although treasury has dipped into its contingency reserve, says an economist.

Mini Budget 2012

Gordhan decries inequality

Oct 25 2012 18:47

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has called for reduced inequality and more jobs in his mini budget speech.

Mini Budget 2012

Busa seeks stronger budget message

Oct 25 2012 18:35

The medium-term budget, while "balanced and realistic" should have had a stronger economic message, says Business Unity SA.

Mini Budget 2012

Cautious approval for Gordhan

Oct 25 2012 18:28

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's medium-term budget policy statement has been met with cautious approval by business commentators.

Mini Budget 2012

Pravin Gordhan brave, say parties

Oct 25 2012 17:14

Political parties have broadly welcomed the mini budget, although some questioned the treasury's influence on the government to implement the policy.

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Met Health: SA resilient in tough world

Oct 25 2012 16:38

South Africa was still resilient in a tough world, says Metropolitan Health CEO Blum Khan in response to the 2012/13 budget adjustments.


Markets unmoved by mini budget

Oct 25 2012 15:51

The markets hardly reacted to the medium-term budget policy statement in afternoon trade.

Mini Budget 2012

Service: SA not getting 'bang for buck'

Oct 25 2012 15:47

There is concern that additional budget allocations do not result in commensurate service delivery improvements, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Mini Budget 2012

Gordhan forecasts 780 000 new jobs

Oct 25 2012 15:38

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has warned that job creation could be hampered by slower growth and rising wage demands.

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Gordhan: Government 'ghosts' must go

Oct 25 2012 15:36

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says surplus state employees will be weeded out so that the government can save on its ever-increasing salary bill.

Mini Budget 2012

R250bn set aside for infrastructure

Oct 25 2012 15:00

Government will spend R250bn over the next three years on infrastructure projects that are "shovel ready", says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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Mini Budget 2012

Soccer scores more than R450m

Oct 25 2012 15:22

Amid the finance minister's warnings of a "constrained fiscal environment", treasury has allocated nearly R500m for next year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

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Slowing population growth to lighten load

Oct 25 2012 15:38

Slowing population growth will lighten the load on the state's purse in the long term, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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