Imali Yesizwe, an alternative human rights budget

On 21 October 2020, the Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) tabled Imali Yesizwe (Our Nation’s Money), an alternative human rights budget. The BJC acknowledges that the budget and budget processes are critical to the advancement and protection of human rights. Civil society organisations working in sectors such as health, education, local government and social development have Read more >

Media advisory: BJC to table alternative, people-centred budget

15 October 2020 On Wednesday 21 October 2020, the Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) will table Imali Yesizwe (Our Nation’s Money) – an alternative, people’s budget based on human rights. BJC anticipates that the medium term budget policy statement, now due to be tabled by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on 28 October 2020, will accelerate the Read more >

First Nene budget due today

Last year this time then-minister of finance Pravin Gordhan impressed the nation when he delivered his medium term budget policy statement (MTBPS). Gordhan announced, among other developments, that severe austerity measures were to be put in place to cut down on wild spending. Today his successor Nhlanhla Nene presents his first medium-term budget, also known Read more >