This week we look at Discovery’s massive rent, the number of political parties registered for the 2019 elections, zero-rated VAT products, SABC board nominations and International Mother Language Day in numbers.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has criticised the Budget Speech saying it lacks a comprehensive plan to fix the ailing economy.
The Rand is trading under 14 to the dollar on the back of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s announcement that government would not carry Eskom’s debt.
The annual budget South Africa unveiled on Wednesday highlighted its limited fiscal flexibility in a challenging economic environment, rating agency Moody’s said.
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has slammed back at Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni, saying in a statement that the finance minister was “trivialising the serious matter of dishonesty”.