S.Africa’s 2015 Budget in a nutshell

What you need to know in digestible bites about tax and the South African economy.

State pension fund soundly managed: Nene

The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) remains well-funded and soundly managed, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.
S.Africans to pay a tad more on personal income tax

S.Africans to pay a tad more on personal income tax

Personal income tax rates will be raised by one percentage point for all taxpayers earning more than 181,900 rand a year.
Power play in Mozambique

S.Africa could see a temporary increase in electricity levy

South African Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene has proposed a temporary increase in the electricity levy from 3.5c/kWh to 5.5c/kWh.

High competition a major concern for S.African SMEs

South African small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are most concerned about high competition and lack of consumer demand.

Angola seeks $10 bln new external debt this year: sources

Angola plans to borrow 10 billion US dollars in additional external debt, including issuing a debut 1.5 billion US dollars Eurobond.