Budget

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Perks for elite, but budget gloomy for poor
March 8 2015 at 10:52

Swaziland's R16bn budget is proving controversial even in a country where dissent is usually stifled.

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Nene should heed Churchill’s tax advice
March 8 2015 at 11:04

Nhlanhla Nene gave government further licence to destroy the economy when he tabled his Budget for 2015, says Dean Macpherson.

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SA failing on Eskom, warns IMF
March 6 2015 at 09:10

The IMF says South Africa’s energy crunch is “a very expensive and painful wake-up call”.

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Housing: Nene serves up a curate’s egg
March 2 2015 at 09:43

There was good news and bad news for the property sector in Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Budget speech.

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It’s taxing times for SA
March 1 2015 at 09:50

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene forced to up taxes for now but must look at bigger picture in the long term, writes Victor Kgomoeswana.

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Budget doesn’t address needs of poor
March 1 2015 at 10:06

It is astounding that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene paid so little attention to our national triple crisis, says Zwelinzima Vavi.

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Hard to find a silver lining in Budget
March 1 2015 at 10:05

A worrying trend emerges when comparing the 2014 and 2015 Budgets, writes Pietman Roos.

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Budget perpetuates the problems
March 1 2015 at 10:06

It was the most anti-growth Budget in the past 20 years, write Chris Hart and Lesiba Mothata.

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Budget: Nene defends income-tax hike
February 27 2015 at 09:02

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the decision to hike taxes on personal income was “well considered”.

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Budget intentions sound but results are doubtful
February 27 2015 at 04:30

The 2015 budget is well intentioned; however, the likelihood of achieving the desired result is doubtful. South African government finances are clearly under pressure.

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