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Western Cape budget prioritises poor, vulnerable

The Western Cape government has prioritised the improvement of access to housing, the social net for the vulnerable and general safety. Western Cape Finance MEC Ivan Meyer said this when...

Does ‘sin tax’ have the desired impact on consumer behaviour?

Coughing Up to Cut Down? In his recently delivered Budget Speech, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said that the anticipated 20% tax on sweetened sugar beverages (SSBs) will be implemented later this year...

Budget 2017: Only growth can balance the books

Lest we forget how far we’ve come The improvement in the Main Budget primary budget balance (revenue less non-interest spending) over the past four years to an estimated -0.4% of GDP for fiscal year 2016/17, from a...

Alan Winde delivers budget focused on growing Western Cape economy

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde's speech: “Today marks the seventh year I am standing before you to speak about our economy. I’ve just tabled the 2016/17 budget for the Department of Agriculture,...

Western Cape Treasury: Ivan Meyer’s ‘financial governance’ mission

When Western Cape MEC, Ivan Meyer, delivered the 2015 Provincial Treasury Budget, his vision was clear: To embed good governance across the Western Cape and entrench a culture of financial accountability...


Pick n pill prescription stopped

SUPERMARKET giant Pick n Pay has sold its retail pharmacy business to health and beauty retailer Clicks for an undisclosed sum. The deal will include...


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