Good in parts, but is Gordhan's dish good enough?

25 February 2016 - 02:46 By The Times Editorial

Pravin Gordhan came out fighting for Team South Africa yesterday, appealing to citizens' patriotic instincts and calling for unity to help turn around a faltering economy.Delivering a Budget many pundits believed would be aimed primarily at the rating agencies, the finance minister resisted the temptation to raise VAT and personal income tax - although a review of the wealth tax set-up is under way - and ramped up expenditure on the troubled higher education sector by R16-billion over the next t...

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