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News and coverage of South Africa’s most recent and past budget policy statements, speeches and related articles.

Mini budget in a nutshell

Tax revenue, growth, spending - everything is bleak.

The good and bad about the MTBPS that Moody’s will watch

SA’s debt position is worsening thanks to Eskom.

R53bn-sized tax hole in 2019

Government also lowers estimates for the next two years by R200bn.

The Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement 2019

The policy of our government is: '…prudent borrowing and stringent expenditure management to stabilise our public finances and lower the debt trajectory' - Finance Minister.

WATCH LIVE: Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers the MTBPS

This year's mini budget is one of the most anxiously-awaited ....

Charts that show budget challenges for Mboweni

All eyes will be on the finance minister as he delivers his MTBPS.

South Africa has options

The plan must reflect an improvement in the state’s balance sheet.

What to expect from MTBPS 2019

‘Probably one of the most difficult budgets that we are going to hear and witness.’

SA set for a cliff-hanger budget presentation

With pressure points aplenty and only a few upsides, the country is keen to know what the plan is.

A crisis too good to waste

Talking has accomplished nothing. The mini budget is a stake in the ground on critical issues.

South Africa may lose Moody’s stable outlook. But it’s a close call

A lot hinges on Tito Mboweni's MTBPS, to be presented on Wednesday.

SA needs an urgent action plan

Local business owners remain hopeful for growth and look to mid-term budget for support.

Commuter costs set to rise as fuel taxes accelerate

RAF deficit largely a result of claims awarded but not paid.

SA budgets for land purchases even as expropriation looms

R3.7bn has been set aside to help black farmers who want to purchase land and acquire title deeds.

SA to bail out Eskom without taking on debts

Government to provide Eskom with R69bn, and will not take on the R100bn of debt as requested by the utility.
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