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#MTBPS2017: SA Chamber of Commerce calls on Gigaba to restore business confidence

JOHANNESBURG, October 24 – The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) on Monday urged finance minister Malusi Gigaba to issue a Policy statement that will restore confidence to the business environment and the market in general.   Gigaba will deliver his inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on Wednesday, setting out the fiscal policy […]

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Taxes, bailouts and political instability: Gigaba delivers inaugural MTBPS

JOHANNESBURG, October 23 – All eyes will be fixed on South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba this week when he delivers his first Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) amid concerns about the fiscal challenges, widespread perceptions of government corruption and wasteful expenditure.   Gigaba, who took over the reigns of National Treasury following the controversial firing […]

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KPMG ‘rogue unit’ report grossly unfair to former finance minister Gordhan – Ramaphosa

PARLIAMENT, October 19 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said a report compiled by auditing firm KPMG for the SA Revenue Service into the existence of a “rogue spy unit” was “grossly unfair” to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. The KPMG report , which insinuated that Gordhan knew of a wrongdoing by an intelligence […]

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Dudu Myeni sacked from SAA board

JOHANNESBURG, October 19 – Cabinet has approved sweeping changes to the board of South African Airways and replaced controversial chairwoman Dudu Myeni with JB Magwaza, well-placed sources confirmed on Wednesday evening. At a meeting earlier in the day, President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet approved a new board which saw Myeni; Tryphosa Mmakeaya; Mzimkhulu Malunga; Siphile Buthelezi; […]

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Gigaba cleanses the PIC

Sello Theletsane   Following recent media reports suggesting that Public Investment Corporation(PIC) boss Dr Dan Matjila was being smeared and targeted, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has written a letter to his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi who is also PIC board chair requesting him to among others disclose all PIC transactions (both Listed and Unlisted Investments) concluded […]

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Sunday Times report on PIC distasteful, inaccurate – Matjila

 PRETORIA, September 26 – Public Investment Corporation (PIC) chief executive Dan Matjila on Tuesday rubbished a newspaper article which quoted him as saying there are powerful individuals who are targeting him as they seek access to the R1.9 trillion of pension money he manages on behalf of South African government’s employees. “I think the article that appeared in […]