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Budget perpetuates the problems

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

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Budget doesn’t address needs of poor

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

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

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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 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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Time has come to take foot off pedal
February 26 2015 at 04:34

The 2015 Budget focused on amendments and refinements, with few big announcements or changes, writes Hylton Cameron.

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DA outlines better plan for Eskom and SA
February 26 2015 at 04:38

In the DA’s alternative budget for 2015/16 they suggest that Eskom should be subdivided into separate units; one for electricity generation, and the other for transmission.

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Budget to spur recovery is needed
February 25 2015 at 11:31

Rising state debt and social grants are pushing public finances over a cliff, say Thokozile Madonko and Dick Forslund.

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Minister faces a litany of problems in his maiden Budget
February 25 2015 at 04:41

Today is all about the Budget. Top of mind for most analysts will be whether the Finance Ministry, that does not have much fiscal room to work with, can craft a sustainable and believable Budget.

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Road to SA’s radical economic transformation is far and elusive
February 25 2015 at 04:40

At the outset, let me hasten to point out that the journey I am about to undertake through this opinion piece is aimed at outlining the rationale for radical economic transformation.

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