Top Stories

Treasury deals with dilemma ahead of trip - Northglen News;

Treasury deals with dilemma ahead of trip - Northglen News

Northglen NewsTreasury deals with dilemma ahead of tripNorthglen NewsNEW Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba has had to deal with an unexpected dilemma ahead of his visit to the United States this week. On Tuesday the Treasury released a statement distancing itself from a department advisor. Professor Chris Malikane is an ...and more »

Moody's will hear that government policy is not changing‚ Gigaba says - eNCA;

Moody's will hear that government policy is not changing‚ Gigaba says - eNCA

eNCAMoody's will hear that government policy is not changing‚ Gigaba sayseNCAFile: “We are going to give assurance about the policy direction of the government to Moody's and only Moody's. They are the ones who have not yet downgraded us. They have‚ however‚ put us on Photo: eNCA. JOHANNESBURG - Finance Minister Malusi ...and more »

Treasury team to meet Moody's in the US: Gigaba - SowetanLIVE;

Treasury team to meet Moody's in the US: Gigaba - SowetanLIVE

SowetanLIVETreasury team to meet Moody's in the US: GigabaSowetanLIVEA team from the National Treasury is headed to the United States‚ where officials will address Moody's‚ one of the leading international ratings agencies‚ which has yet to give its verdict on the country's sovereign debt rating. Within a week after ...and more »

South Africa to Send Delegation to US to Woo Moody's Amid Junk Status Downgrade Fears - Newsweek;

South Africa to Send Delegation to US to Woo Moody's Amid Junk Status Downgrade Fears - Newsweek

NewsweekSouth Africa to Send Delegation to US to Woo Moody's Amid Junk Status Downgrade FearsNewsweekSouth Africa's finance minister Malusi Gigaba will try to persuade ratings agency Moody's not to downgrade the country's credit rating to junk status during a trip to the United States, as Africa's biggest economy struggles to cope with the impact of ...and more »

Gigaba to assure Moody's that SA's economic path remains unchanged - Eyewitness News;

Gigaba to assure Moody's that SA's economic path remains unchanged - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsGigaba to assure Moody's that SA's economic path remains unchangedEyewitness NewsMoody's is the only ratings agency that has not yet downgraded South Africa to junk status. FILE: Malusi Gigaba. Picture: GCIS. Malusi Gigaba · Moodys · Junk status. Email; Print. Tweet · Share · Barry Bateman | about 4 hours ago. PRETORIA - Finance ...and more »

S.Africa finmin dismisses adviser's nationalisation call, seeks to calm investors - The Zimbabwe Daily;

S.Africa finmin dismisses adviser's nationalisation call, seeks to calm investors - The Zimbabwe Daily

The Zimbabwe DailyS.Africa finmin dismisses adviser's nationalisation call, seeks to calm investorsThe Zimbabwe DailyPRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa's finance minister dismissed calls from one of his own advisers for the nationalisation of banks and mines on Wednesday, and acknowledged that investors had been unsettled by turmoil surrounding his ministry.and more »

New Treasury DG will be in 'proud tradition' of Ramos, Kganyago and Fuzile - Creamer Media's Engineering News

New Treasury DG will be in 'proud tradition' of Ramos, Kganyago and FuzileCreamer Media's Engineering NewsFinance Minister Malusi Gigaba intends to appoint a new National Treasury director-general by the end of May, following the announcement of Lungisa Fuzile's imminent departure from a post he has occupied for the past six years. Both ratings agencies ...and more »

Gigaba's adviser should have known, we warned him, says Ndlozi - Citizen;

Gigaba's adviser should have known, we warned him, says Ndlozi - Citizen

CitizenGigaba's adviser should have known, we warned him, says NdloziCitizenThe professor should have taken the EFF's advice against advising a 'puppet' who protests he makes his own decisions. Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has taken to social media to share his opinion on the whole ...and more »

Who is Prof Christopher Malikane? - Independent Online;

Who is Prof Christopher Malikane? - Independent Online

Independent OnlineWho is Prof Christopher Malikane?Independent OnlineJohannesburg – Professor Christopher Malikane, who irked Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba after calling for the nationalisation of mines and banks, is an award-wining academic. Malikane joined National Treasury as an advisor to Gigaba after a Cabinet ...and more »

Gigaba to meet his German counterpart Schäuble - Eyewitness News;

Gigaba to meet his German counterpart Schäuble - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsGigaba to meet his German counterpart SchäubleEyewitness NewsMalusi Gigaba says he'll be meeting with Wolfgang Schäuble to discuss the G20 group of countries' programme. FILE: Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. SA Economy · Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba · Wolfgang Schäuble.and more »

'We are going to climb back to investment grade' - Gigaba - BusinessTech;

'We are going to climb back to investment grade' - Gigaba - BusinessTech

BusinessTech'We are going to climb back to investment grade' - GigabaBusinessTechFinance Minister Malusi Gigaba will meet with Moody's on his trip to the US this week, in a last-ditch attempt to prevent a downgrade by the ratings agency. Gigaba spoke to media about his trip to the US at Treasury on Wednesday. He will be attending ...and more »

Gigaba Says He's 'Reined In' Adviser Malikane - Huffington Post South Africa (blog);

Gigaba Says He's 'Reined In' Adviser Malikane - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)Gigaba Says He's 'Reined In' Adviser MalikaneHuffington Post South Africa (blog)The new finance minister says there will be no major change of policy ahead of an overseas trip. 19/04/2017 10:56 SAST | Updated 1 hour ago. Sarah Evans Sarah Evans is a freelance journalist and a researcher at Code for South Africa. James Oatway / ...and more »

We will reclaim our investment grade: Gigaba - East Coast Radio;

We will reclaim our investment grade: Gigaba - East Coast Radio

East Coast RadioWe will reclaim our investment grade: GigabaEast Coast RadioFinance Minister Malusi Gigaba says there can be no guarantees that the country won't be suffering any further credit rating downgrades. Malusi Gigaba Getty Images. Listen to the full bulletin below.and more »

DA: Malikane comments may compromise Gigaba investor trip - Eyewitness News;

DA: Malikane comments may compromise Gigaba investor trip - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsDA: Malikane comments may compromise Gigaba investor tripEyewitness NewsFinance Minister Malusi Gigaba has officially distanced himself from the economic plan proposed by his advisor Chris Malikane. FILE: Democratic Alliance logo. Picture: EWN. Democratic Alliance DA · Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba · Chris malikane ...and more »

South Africa's finance minister Gigaba rules out nationalisation of mines, banks - Reuters

South Africa's finance minister Gigaba rules out nationalisation of mines, banksReutersPRETORIA, April 19 South Africa's new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba ruled out a radical policy change on Wednesday, saying the economic blueprints of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) did not entail wholesale nationalisation of mines and ...and more »

Appointment of Prof Malikane highly welcome - News24;

Appointment of Prof Malikane highly welcome - News24

News24Appointment of Prof Malikane highly welcomeNews24I welcome the progressive decision by Minister Malusi Gigaba to appoint Professor Christopher Malikane as his economic advisor. The decision shows that the ANC government is serious about transforming this economy. To us, who argue that the nature of ...and more »

Gigaba: I've advised Malikane to keep quiet and allow me to do my work - Eyewitness News;

Gigaba: I've advised Malikane to keep quiet and allow me to do my work - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsGigaba: I've advised Malikane to keep quiet and allow me to do my workEyewitness NewsFinance Minister Malusi Gigaba says his advisor Chris Malikane merely provides technical advice and as minister he is ultimately left to make the decisions. Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. SA Economy · Finance Minister ...and more »

Malikanes views not those of Treasury: spokesperson - South African Broadcasting Corporation;

Malikanes views not those of Treasury: spokesperson - South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationMalikanes views not those of Treasury: spokespersonSouth African Broadcasting CorporationGigaba's advisor Chris Malikane wrote an opinion piece over the weekend on nationalisation which led to an uproar.(SABC). Tags: South Africa · Finance · Malusi Gigaba · Chris Malikane · Opinion Piece · Reserve Bank · Venezuela · Mayihlome Tshwete ...and more »

Gigaba: I am my own man, I make my own decisions - Jacaranda FM;

Gigaba: I am my own man, I make my own decisions - Jacaranda FM

Jacaranda FMGigaba: I am my own man, I make my own decisionsJacaranda FMFinance Minister Malusi Gigaba has made it clear that the opinion of his advisor, Professor Chris Malikane, does not dictate his actions as minister. Malusi Gigaba_jacanews Photo: Maryke Vermaak. Gigaba briefed the media ahead of his visit to the USA ...and more »

South Africa: Deputy President Supports Finance Minister Ahead of Visit - AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Deputy President Supports Finance Minister Ahead of VisitAllAfrica.comPretoria — Deputy President Cyril Ramphosa says he is supportive of Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his team who are heading to the United States of America (USA) for the forthcoming International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Spring ...and more »