Tokyo Olympics organizers sought to reassure Japan’s public that the cost for hosting the Games will not exceed budgeted estimates, amid worries over possible overruns caused partly by late venue switches for the marathon and walking events.
The Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, is expected to introduce a Special Appropriation bill in Parliament on Tuesday for Eskom’s additional funding.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says he’s not intimidated by the actions of the Economic Freedom Fighters. This is after the party’s MPs tried to prevent Gordhan from delivering his department’s budget vote speech in Parliament on Thursday night.
The Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says her office does not get involved in politics.