Five Newsworthy Things in SA 28th October 2020:

News in South Africa 28th October: 1. D-Day for mid-term budget: The medium-term budget will be announced this afternoon, and all eyes will be on government’s plans to deal with the public wage bill, its ballooning debt, and its struggling state-owned enterprises – particularly SAA. As at the latest Budget in June 2020, the Treasury estimated […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 15th October 2020:

News in South Africa 15th October: 1. Economic recovery plan today: President Cyril Ramaphosa will today outline his economic recovery plan to pull South Africa out of the pits of the Covid-19 lockdown. The plan is the result of extensive deliberation between government and its social partners, including business and labour. He will present the […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 14th October 2020:

News in South Africa 14th October: 1. Mid-term budget policy statement postponement: The letter requesting a week’s delay of the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) from Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise arrived after hours on Tuesday evening. Analysts say this is a worrying sign of the grim financial reality the […]

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