Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to deliver the 2021 Budget speech on Wednesday, with the hope that more money can be set aside for crime-fighting, including graft receiving special attentionWhile much of that could be negotiated relatively quickly in an emergency situation.
FILE: Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers 2020 Budget Speech in Parliament, Cape Town, on 26 February 2020. Picture: GCISThe line up for COVID vaccines stretched for several blocks throughou.
JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN – While there may be little wiggle room as far as the country’s fiscus is concerned, civil society and economists on Tuesday said government would greatly benefit from a budget vote that explicitly laid out plans towards capacitating crime-fighting institutionsnot population.
This in the wake of Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head Andy Mothibi describing corruption allegations linked to the procurement of COVID-19 personal protective equipment as unprecedented.
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