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NA Passes Carbon Tax Bill


The Carbon Tax Bill has been passed by the national assembly and sent to the national council of provinces for concurrence.

The bill was tabled in parliament in November 2018.

Parliament Passes Traditional Leadership Bill


The Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to president Ramaphosa for assent.

The national council of provinces amended the bill and returned it to the national assembly for concurrence in December 2018.

Democratic Alliance Drafts ISMO Bill


The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants to table a private member’s bill in parliament seeking to establish an independent electricity wholesaler.

The Draft Independent System and Market Operator (ISMO) bill’s explanatory summary was published in Government Gazette 42237.

Comment Sought on Foreign Service Bill

Select Committee on Trade and International Relations

The select committee on trade and international relations seeks comment on the Foreign Service Bill.

The bill was passed by the national assembly and sent to the national council of provinces for concurrence in December 2018.

Energy Minister Shines Light on Public-Private Partnerships

Department of Energy

Partnerships between the private sector and government in the energy sector need to be intensified.

The energy minister, Jeff Radebe, stressed this during an address to the Africa Energy Indaba 2019 in Johannesburg.

Role of Traditional Leaders in Mining Charter Highlighted

The Presidency

Traditional leaders are well-placed to ensure that the new Mining Charter is effectively implemented in their respective areas.

President Ramaphosa declared this during an address at the annual opening of the House of Traditional Leaders in Parliament.

Budget 2019 Calls for Renewal and Growth

National Treasury

The finance minister, Tito Mboweni, in delivering his maiden budget speech in Parliament, called on South Africa to “sow the seed of renewal and growth”.

However, in order for the seed to be prosperous, the minister cautioned that we must first cultivate the soil.

Focus on ...

Budget Speech, 2019

Minister Tito Mboweni: 2019 Budget Speech - GCIS (2019-02-20)

#Budget2019 in a nutshell - Moneyweb (2019-02-20)

Budget 2019: Expect a harsh reality check amid Eskom crises and strained public finances - Daily Maverick (2019-02-18)

Budget 2019: what SA needs - Financial Mail (2019-02-14)

In Parliament

Minister in the Spotlight

Mr Tito Mboweni

Mr Tito Mboweni
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Finance (2018-)

National Treasury

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