Budget 2015 26.2.2015 04:14 pm

Nene mum on sale of non-core assets

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on Thursday again refused to identify the non-core state assets which would be sold off to raise money for Eskom.

Briefing a joint meeting of Parliament's finance committees, Nene said the sale was almost finalised.

Nene mum on sale of non-core assets
Nene mum on sale of non-core assets

Nene mum on sale of non-core assets

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on Thursday again refused to identify the non-core state assets which would be sold off to raise money for Eskom.

‘Social grant adjustments to burden government’- Legwaila
Budget 2015

‘Social grant adjustments to burden government’- Legwaila

University of Johannesburg law professor Thabo Legwaila has warned that social grant adjustments would put a burden on the government and the working class.
Greater independence for bench
Budget 2015

Greater independence for bench

The office of the chief justice will receive its own budget for the first time this year as part of moves to protect the independence of the judiciary.
Protector pleased with R60m extra in budget
Budget 2015

Protector pleased with R60m extra in budget

The office of the public protector was saved from insolvency with a R60 million lifeline in the budget.
Increased tax will affect economy – union
Budget 2015

Increased tax will affect economy – union

Increasing income tax for individuals will have a negative effect on economic growth, union United Association of SA said on Wednesday.
RAF welcomes fuel levy hike
Budget 2015

RAF welcomes fuel levy hike

The Road Accident Fund was given a temporary lifeline with Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s announcement of a 50c hike in the fuel levy, it said on Wednesday.
Budget speech contradicts Sona – Malema
Budget 2015

Budget speech contradicts Sona – Malema

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s 2015/16 budget speech contradicts President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address as there was no emphasis on the Freedom Charter, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said on Wednesday.
Nene should have been bolder – COPE
Budget 2015

Nene should have been bolder – COPE

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene should have announced bolder steps to reduce government spending, in his budget on Wednesday, Cope said.
Budget mixed message for taxpayers – PWC
Budget 2015

Budget mixed message for taxpayers – PWC

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s 2015/16 budget contained mixed messages for individual taxpayers, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said on Wednesday.
Budget pro poor – Dlamini
Budget 2015

Budget pro poor – Dlamini

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s 2015/16 budget covers the needs of the poor, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Wednesday.
Clamp down on corruption – NFP
Budget 2015

Clamp down on corruption – NFP

As government raises revenue through increased levies and taxes, it should clamp down on corruption, National Freedom Party secretary general Nhlanhla Khubisa said on Thursday.
Nene’s budget strikes balance – economist
Budget 2015

Nene’s budget strikes balance – economist

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s 2015/16 budget struck a balance between spending, tax, and cutting waste, an economist said on Wednesday.

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