Tag: #Budget2018

Buhari to sign Nigeria’s 2018 budget into law, here’s what you need to know

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, a presidency spokesman said. Femi Adesina, in an emailed statement issued on Tuesday, said the spending plan...

SA’s budget reforms, what the real impact will be for South Africans

Could the reforms stutter confidence and growth in SA?

How SA’s VAT increase will affect your next braai

As we edge closer to 1 April 2018 the braai will come at an increased cost, this by how much...

How President Cyril Ramaphosa can fix SA’s growth

Parastatals remain albatross on South African growth outlook.

Budget 2018: S.A Fin Min-No Nuclear, R57 bln for Free Higher Education

By Aviwe Mtila After years of deliberations, raging student protests and promises, the South African government has allocated an additional R57 billion towards free-fee higher education and training. The country’s Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba,...

SA #Budget2018: A tax on the wealthy, and smartphones

If you enjoy the finer things in life, Treasury has just made these goods more expensive.

Budget 2018: Financial Woes Continue To Plague S.A’s Profit-lacking SOCs

By Aviwe Mtila South Africa’s state-owned companies (SOCs) continue in financial disarray with combined profits falling from 0.8 per cent in 2015/16 to 0.3 per cent in 2016/17. This was revealed in South Africa’s...

How SA’s new VAT rate compares to the rest of the world

By Monique Vanek (PRETORIA) For the first time since 1993 Treasury has decided to hike South Africa’s value-added tax (VAT) by one percentage point to close its revenue shortfall gap of R48.2bn in...