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Gordhan: Coronavirus delayed work on Eskom debt solution

Jun 03 2020 20:06

Finding a solution for Eskom's R450 billion debt will be prioritised once issues surrounding the Covid-19 crisis settle, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has said.


SA Reserve Bank rules out financing government budget deficit

Jun 03 2020 09:46

The South African Reserve Bank has ruled out helping the government fund its runaway budget deficit by paying for its spending through loans, as the ruling party debates using the institution to fund infrastructure and development.


'Really unfortunate' that GovChat dragged into SASSA, CPS saga, says shareholder

Jun 02 2020 21:05

GovChat shareholder, Capital Appreciation, regrets that its directors' past association with Net1 has cast a cloud over its relationship with SASSA, which it says is harmless.



Treasury now estimates nearly 1.8 million job losses

Jun 01 2020 14:05

Treasury had initially indicated that between three million and seven million job losses are expected, which would have seen unemployment levels balloon to nearly 50%.

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