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IFP Comments on Budget Speech 2016

IFP

“The IFP welcomes the budget that was presented by the minister of finance today, given the current fiscal constraints, and the parameters he within which has to work, we think he did a pretty good job of ensuring invested confidence, making sure that on the revenue side the taxpayer will not be unnecessarily burdened with …

VF Plus-reaksie op Begroting: “Terug na basiese ekonomiese grondwaarhede”

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Die minister van finansies se begroting kan as ʼn “terug na basiese ekonomiese grondwaarhede” beskryf word. Die minister het fiskale dissipline beklemtoon met die voorneme om miljarde te bespaar deur beter beheer oor staatsaankope en deur besparing. Dit is stappe in die regte rigting. Die maatreëls rondom staatsbeheerde entiteite word ook verwelkom as stappe in …

MTBPS 2015: Government must reduce spending

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The Inkatha Freedom Party expects the Minister of Finance, Hon. Nhlanhla Nene, to announce measures to reign in government spending during his Medium Term Budget Policy Statement to be delivered tomorrow as means of hedging against a greater risk of less than forecasted tax receipts driven primarily by lower than expected economic growth during 2015. …

Voorskou: Mediumtermyn-begrotingsraamwerk

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Die VF Plus verwag totale eerlikheid oor Suid-Afrika se huidige ekonomiese krisis more van minister Nene, minister van finansies. Enige pogings om die huidige swak ekonomiese situasie met polities korrekte praatjies te verdoesel, sal die alarms by die internasionale kredietgraderingsagentskappe laat afgaan. Waar die minister in Februarie 2015 ‘n 2% ekonomiese groeikoers voorspel het, is …

CDP reaction to budget speech

CDP

“Minister Nene’s budget speech has all the ingredients of an election speech which was designed to please the majority of voters,” says Christian Democratic Party CDP) leader, Rev. Theunis Botha. “The focus falls heavily on welfare allowances and education. “With the fuel levy hikes touching one rand per litre, we are extremely concerned as to …

VF Plus-reaksie op Begroting 2015/16

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Dit is ’n hartseer dag as die regering dit nodig ag om vir die eerste keer in twintig jaar die persoonlike belasting met een persentasiepunt te verhoog. Dit beteken dat die regering deur die resessie tydperk en deur ander terugslae daarin geslaag het om met ander metodes die boeke te laat klop, maar nou nie …

Verwagtinge mediumtermyn-begrotingsrede

Moord op vroue in Suid-Afrika bereik ongekende hoogtes

Minister Nhlanhla Nene, minister van Finansies, se beweegruimte in more se mediumtermyn-begrotingsrede is uiters beperk. Tussen al die finansiële eise op die staatskas deur sal die minister moet aantoon dat die regering die erns van Suid-Afrika se huidige finansiële krisis verstaan en bereid is om drastiese stappe te neem om dit te verbeter. Dit moet …

SA – National Heritage Month

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Democracy is a much yearned for and sought after system of governance. As a system where the popular will of the people is superior to the will of individuals, democracy represents the Elysium of multitudes of people around the world. Democracy and its actors are seen to bring policies and frameworks that will safeguard a …

Toespraak in die begrotingsdebat oor Sport, Kuns, Kultuur en Ontspanning in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer

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Toespraak in die begrotingsdebat oor Sport, Kuns, Kultuur en Ontspanning in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer Sport het ‘n kuns geword en kuns het ‘n kultuur geword. Sport is vandag oor die hele wêreld heen besig om ‘n allesoorheersende faktor te word. Sport is ‘n ekonomiese funksie wat oordeelkundig bestuur moet word om sodoende die potensiaal te …

National government spending breaks the R1 trillion mark

National government spending breaks the R1 trillion mark

National government spending breaks the R1 trillion mark The South African national government expenditure surpassed R1 trillion in the 2012/13 fiscal year, almost double the R567 billion spent in 2007/08. This was a finding from Stats SA’s Financial Statistics of National Government report, an annual release containing details of national government spending. Exploring expenditure trends …