High hopes Mboweni’s budget speech strengthens the coffers of crime fighting units
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to deliver the 2021 budget speech on Wednesday, hoping that more money can be set aside for fighting crime, including corruption that will receive special attention.
FILE: Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers a speech on the 2020 budget in Parliament, Cape Town, on February 26, 2020. Image: GCIS.
JOHANNESBURG – While there may be little room for maneuver when it comes to the country’s treasury, civil society and economists said Tuesday that the government would greatly benefit from a budget vote that explicitly lays out plans to …