R57 billion Set Aside For Free Higher Education – 22 February 2018

Government will spend R57 billion on free higher education over the next three years, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday. Tabling the 2018 Budget in Parliament, Minister Gigaba said there was a reallocation in the spending framework. “The largest reallocation of resources towards government’s priorities was on higher education and training, amounting to additional…

Treasury To Assist State-Owned Companies Turn The Corner – 22 February 2018

National Treasury will assist state-owned companies (SOCs) develop and implement robust turnaround strategies, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday. Tabling the 2018 national Budget in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Minister Gigaba said government recognises that the business models of some SOCs are unsustainable and that their capital structures are too reliant on debt.…

President Ramaphosa Shares Inspiration To Transform SA – 21 February 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the most important people are ordinary South Africans, who are faced with socio-economic challenges ranging from poverty to diseases. The President said ever since he delivered the State of the Nation Address (SONA) last week, many have given him an indication of a sense of patriotism with the message, “Send me”.…