Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan delivered his 2016 Budget speech to the National Assembly in Parliament on Wednesday, 24 February. He emphasised that together, South Africa was capable of facing, and overcoming, economic challenges.
South Africa now has a new set of banknotes, with the Nelson Mandela notes going into circulation on Tuesday 6 November. The current and new banknotes will circulate together and both remain legal tender.
South Africa was well positioned to become a deal-making, financial and professional services hub for the entire region, Brand South Africa’s head pointed out at the Africa Risk Conference at the JSE.