Business

Payment of government suppliers

Relief for business contractors Nie Cele Believe or not, sluggish payment challenges faced by contractors doing business with Gauteng government could be a thing of the past. This follows recent announcement that, At least 10 Gauteng government departments have paid 90 percent of their invoices within 30 days and a further nine departments achieved payment […]

Gauteng Budget 2016

Gauteng Budget 2016

Creecy tables an earth shattering budget for the province Gosiame Legoale Nie Cele A whooping R103.4 billion budget has been tabled for Gauteng. Speaking at the Legislature, finance MEC Barbara Creecy outlined key interventions to achieve inclusive economic growth and expand quality services to support poor families in difficult economic times. At first she acknowledged […]

Gauteng Audit report

Premier Makhura buoyant about the audit outcome Msimelelo Gwiji Tswarello Monyane Asiphe Cokile   Gauteng Premier, David Makhura is upbeat about the number of departments and public entities that obtained a clean audit. Speaking at a recent briefing in the Legislature where he addressed the media, Makhura said, this province has shown significant and sustained […]

FNB TO HANDLE GPG PURSE

FNB NETS A MULTIBILLION TENDER DEAL Asiphe Cokile Tswarello Monyane Its final, First National Bank (FNB) will handle the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) purse for another five years. This was announced at the Legislature by the Finance MEC, Barbara Creecy. Currently FNB holds the province’s centralised banking services contract which ends in March next year. […]

City leads the pack

CITY OF JOHANNESBURG USES INNOVATION AND FAR-SIGHTEDNESS TO CEMENT ITS POSITION AS SOUTH AFRICA’s No1 METRO THE latest assessment of the City of Johannesburg’s management of finances by Fitch Ratings Agency has confirmed its pole position as a financial leader and innovator. Fitch has lauded the City for its R100bn 10-year infrastructure plan and its […]

Foreign Nationals wanted out of Soweto

Foreign Nationals wanted out of Soweto

Nie Cele In a twist of events, recent looting spree on foreign nationals shops could soon resurface on a larger scale. This follows resolutions raised in a meeting by concerned Soweto business owners at the Donaldson Orlando Community Centre. Speakers at the packed to the rafters hall blasted provincial government politicians in what they termed […]

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