Tito Mboweni has had a go at being Donald Trump via his Twitter account, where he vowed to fight a war with Mzansi’s news reporters.
According to the Department of Public Enterprises, this R5 billion bailout will be the final financial hand-out afforded to the ailing national carrier.
Gigaba could be going, whereas Moyane is gone. There’s also a surprise rand recovery and more on SAA’s future in Friday’s South African news today wrap.
If the new finance minister had his way, the struggling SAA would be closing its doors for good.
Shadow Transport Minister Manny de Freitas has accused the government of a “cover-up” for allegedly attempting to plough billions more into e-tolls.
The dust is still settling after Wednesday’s Mid-Term budget speech, so we’re unpacking everything Tito Mboweni said about land.
Mboweni opened his parliamentary address on Wednesday by quoting Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities.
A relief for our women…
The rand rollercoaster took us all for another ride during the Mid-Term budget speech. It’s a shame we aren’t able to get off, though.
Tito Mboweni didn’t bore anyone, but his tough-talking Mid Term Budget Speech wasn’t exactly easy listening. These were the highlights.
Mboweni’s charm ended when he made this announcement…
It’s a baptism of fire for new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, who has to deliver the Mid Term Budget Speech in acrimonious circumstances.
All eyes on Tito Mboweni’s Budget Speech, but we also have news of “ISIS-inspired activity” in the Verulam case for our South African news today round-up.
The road ahead of the new finance minister of Africa’s most developed economy will be long and winding.
Tito Mboweni has a thankless job ahead of him on Wednesday. After two weeks as finance minister, he’s delivering the Mid Term Budget Speech.
“It does not make sense that R8 out of R10 goes to salaries and unions still demand service. Where will the money come from?” – Finance Minister Tito Mboweni
“As Numsa we celebrated when Mboweni’s term as Reserve Bank governor came to an end. This is because Mboweni is hostile to the working class majority.” – Andrew Chirwa, the chairman of Numsa.
Brush the confetti aside because it is show time for the new Finance Minister.
How will Tito Mboweni shape the discourse around the country’s sluggish financial performance at his mid-term budget statement address?
Back in February 2018, Tito Mboweni insisted that he’s not available for a role in cabinet, because young people are needed to lead. Things change quickly in politics, though.
Meet Tito Mboweni, former Governor of the South African Reserve Bank and the country’s new Finance Minister.
Tito Mboweni, South Africa’s new finance minister, was once the subject of the club hit by South African artist Cassper Nyovest. And once asked Julius Malema to negotiate the royalties on his behalf.
Nene’s failure to appropriately disclose his dubious meetings with the Gupta family in a timely fashion led to the public outcry.