Mixed Reactions to South Africa's 2012 Budget
There has been mixed reactions from various quarters to the 2012 National Budget announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
South Africa: 2012 - For Whom the Budget Tolls
Daily Maverick, 23 February 2012
The tolls are coming! Add an "r" and a plot line about a bridge, and you have a story to frighten most three-year-olds. But toll roads frighten Gautengers like nothing else. There… Read more »
South Africa: Insufficient Emphasis on Economic Growth in 2012 Budget
IFP, 22 February 2012
Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech of today was somehow predictable, both in terms of what it addresses and in terms of what it fails to address. Read more »
Daily Maverick, 22 February 2012
Slash useless government departments. Put faith in the free market, not state capitalism. Drop the NHI, it'll never work. The Democratic Alliance's alternative budget is a big… Read more »
South Africa: Gordhan's Budget Welcomed By Most
BuaNews, 23 February 2012
While South Africa's budget for 2012 has been described as credible, broadly balanced and confidence building by business, others have criticized it for increasing the dividends… Read more »