budget

Cooking the economy — a recipe for Tito Mboweni

Lester Kiewit

It’s a recipe that should feed 58-million with a bit of pot-luck and an ample pinch of salt


The triumph of Trumponomics

Patrick Bond

The budget serves the interests of the rich and powerful and punts crumbs for the poor as meaningful advances


A necessary bitter aloe to swallow

Vukani Mde

Tito Mboweni’s budget could pit the ANC against significant members of its constituency


Resurrected taxman cometh

Tebogo Tshwane

Tito Mboweni is plugging the revenue collection holes created by the former commissioner


How state funds are sliced up

Jacques Coetzee, M&G Data Desk

At R375-billion, education is the fastest-growing expense on the government’s bill