Britain warns of possible terrorist attacks in South Africa

SA Government could lose sight of Vision 2030

By: Aviwe Mtila South Africa is unlikely to achieve its National Development Plan goals and some programmes may have to be cut to meet unanticipated...

Radical Economic Transformation remains the next phase of SA’s growth-MTBPS

By: Aviwe Mtila Achieving inclusive growth and transforming South Africa’s economy remains at the core of the country’s government.Achieving inclusive growth and transforming South Africa’s...
Manufacturing key to alleviating unemployment

More than 30 million S.Ans live on less than R1000-MTBPS

By: Aviwe Mtila Job creation, which has escalated to an alarming high of 27.7 per cent, and small business development top the list of South...

SA’s 2017 MTBPS: A fixed income perspective

James Turp | ABSA Asset Management Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on October 25th will come under intense scrutiny as it...

Guidance for Gigaba

Guidance for Gigaba

South Africa’s Gigaba faces credibility test in maiden budget speech

South Africa’s Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba faces a credibility test on Wednesday when he delivers his inaugural budget speech to outline spending plans and...

This is what SA’s FinMin Gigaba needs to consider when he gives his maiden...

Given expectations of a substantial shortfall, South Africans should brace themselves for substantial tax increases in the main budget in February 2018. The fiscal crisis might even be so serious that the government might decide to divert from previous practice and announce tax increases in this medium term statement.