Several economists are calling for the privatisation of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) citing government’s increased debt burdens over the past 10 years and questioning its long-term financial viability.
One of the parliamentary opposition parties, the Congress of the People (COPE) has called for the changes in the Electoral Act to allow for a President to be elected directly by voters.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the Cyril Ramaphosa administration wants to restore the trust of people in government.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has reiterated its calls to President Cyril Ramaphosa to reduce his bloated Cabinet from 35 ministers to 15 portfolios.
The latest report by Corruption Watch shows that procurement irregularities have increased significantly in municipalities and state-owned enterprises.