South Africa is likely to exit its technical recession in the third quarter, the Bureau of Economic Research (BER) said on Tuesday.
Government is committed to work with the steel industry to save jobs and has put in place measures to save the industry from collapsing, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).
New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, new Police Minister Fikile Mbalula and his deputy Bongani Mkongi will have their official welcoming on Tuesday.
Newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has radical economic transformation at the top of his agenda.
The Constitutional Court has extended the South African Social Security Agency’s contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) for a year, in order to fulfil the constitutional obligation of paying social grants to beneficiaries.
Government has welcomed the Constitutional Court’s ruling that allows Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) to continue paying social grants to eligible beneficiaries for another 12 months.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the South African tax system has to be redistributive if the country is to usher in radical socio-economic transformation.
The Gauteng Education Department has in a statement on Tuesday apologised to all matric examination markers who have been affected by a delay in payments due to them.
The Limpopo Department of Education (LDE) has committed to completing the delivery of stationery to all schools in the province by Thursday.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will next month during the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) announce how National Treasury will fund the university fees shortfall.