Wednesday, 20 February 2019 21:41

Sin taxes, levies increase

Government will in the 2019/20 financial year again increase excise duties on alcohol and tobacco in an effort to raise much-needed revenue for the national fiscus, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 20:01

Government ups the ante on infrastructure

Government’s Infrastructure Fund is set to receive a R100 billion over the next decade as the state steps up its infrastructure programme by partnering with the private sector.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 19:45

Growth revised down to 1.5% in 2019

National Treasury has revised down the South African economy’s growth to 1.5% in 2019.

Efforts are being stepped up to alleviate electricity supply constraints, with government preparing to expand the Independent Power Producer (IPP) initiative, said National Treasury.

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