Tightening the belt | by Amandla! editorial staff

Tightening the belt | by Amandla! editorial staff

How is it possible for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to roll out a huge infrastructure programme requiring billions of rand and to slash the budget deficit (the proportion of government spending to GDP) from ––4.6% to –3% over three years without increasing taxes?...

Time to stop the tax cuts

‘There is no money!’ This is the standard response to the demands with which the government continues to be bombarded by people whose basic needs have still not been met after nearly 20 years of post-apartheid rule. People in South Africa are angry and...