Irregularities at Gauteng health ‘one of the earliest examples of state capture’

Irregularities at Gauteng health ‘one of the earliest examples of state capture’
Between 2006 and 2009, the Gauteng department of health notched up R1.2 billion worth of irregular expenditure and, according to the Special Investigations Unit report which has just been made public, former Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa is at the …
Irregularities at Gauteng health ‘one of the earliest examples of state capture’

South Africa govt eyes staff cuts, hiring caps after wage deal

South Africa govt eyes staff cuts, hiring caps after wage deal
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s government is considering layoffs and early retirement packages for staff in the public sector to avoid breaking its pledge to cut spending after unions clinched above-inflation wage increases, the Treasury said on …
South Africa govt eyes staff cuts, hiring caps after wage deal

South Africa: 'Indians See Africans As Sub-Human' – Julius Malema

South Africa: 'Indians See Africans As Sub-Human' – Julius Malema
It is the reality we have to deal with.” He went on to address the current situation in South Africa between black representatives and National Treasury deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat. Earlier this month, EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu objected to …
South Africa: 'Indians See Africans As Sub-Human' – Julius Malema

South Africa: Stellenbosch University Law Clinic Fights Tampon Tax

South Africa: Stellenbosch University Law Clinic Fights Tampon Tax
The clinic conducted research on tampon tax shortly after the National Treasury called for public submissions … vulnerable and marginalised women and girls in South Africa,” SU Law Clinic attorney Monja Posthumus-Meyjes said. “Because they can’t afford …
South Africa: Stellenbosch University Law Clinic Fights Tampon Tax

Motsoaledi: All South Africans will need to contribute to NHI

Motsoaledi: All South Africans will need to contribute to NHI
Motsoaledi says depending on what National Treasury will decide, every South African through tax will contribute to the NHI. He says this is one of the ways to eliminate inequality in the country. “NHI is going to be a mandatory for health services …
Motsoaledi: All South Africans will need to contribute to NHI

South Africa's Current-Account Gap Grows to Biggest in Two Years

South Africa's Current-Account Gap Grows to Biggest in Two Years
South Africa’s current-account deficit swelled to the biggest … it may also boost export revenue. The National Treasury forecast the current-account gap will shrink to 2.3 percent of GDP this year. Africa’s most-industrialized economy relies mainly …
South Africa's Current-Account Gap Grows to Biggest in Two Years

BLF readies to tackle ‘white monopoly capital state capture’

BLF readies to tackle ‘white monopoly capital state capture’
Also in their sights are Steinhoff bosses and Pravin Gordhan, for purported mismanagement of R6bn at Treasure while he was finance minister. Black First Land First (BLF) says it is gearing up to submit mounds of documents containing damning evidence on …
BLF readies to tackle ‘white monopoly capital state capture’

MCEBISI JONAS: State needs trust-based model of economic recovery and governance

MCEBISI JONAS: State needs trust-based model of economic recovery and governance
State capture has fatally weakened the state, reduced business and investor confidence, caused policy uncertainty and undermined state legitimacy. However, these damaging consequences are symptoms of the contradictions and structural weaknesses in our …
MCEBISI JONAS: State needs trust-based model of economic recovery and governance