Tito Mboweni

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Tito Mboweni declared : “What the government and the South African economy cannot now afford, and what is not just and equitable under the current circumstances, is for civil servants to claim yet further inflation-beating and private sector outperforming salary increases off an already high base” External link

iol Monday, November 30, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “What government and the South African economy cannot now afford, and what is not just and equitable under the current circumstances, is for civil servants to claim yet further inflation-beating and private sector outperforming salary increases off an already high base,” External link

iol Friday, November 27, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "We are no longer as rich as we thought we are. In fact, there are a number of things that we will need to scale down on because we simply cannot afford them. We need to bring down the debt to GDP ratio and, of course, part of that growing the economy and structural reforms," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "We are no longer as rich as we thought we are. In fact, there are a number of things that we will need to scale down on because we simply cannot afford them. We need to bring down the debt to GDP ratio and, of course, part of that growing the economy and structural reforms," External link

news24 Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "I think we are edging closer to a common understanding. The World Bank country representative in South Africa has requested a meeting with me to discuss their approach. What I've resisted is any attempt that the World Bank imposes policy considerations or conditionalities on us," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Already we are beginning to see green shoots in mining and manufacturing. We see production being ramped up, which is very good…” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “I think we are edging closer to a common understanding. The World Bank country representative in South Africa has requested a meeting with me to discuss their approach. What I’ve resisted is any attempt that the World Bank imposes policy considerations or conditionalities on us,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni told : “I think we are edging closer to a common understating. The World Bank country representative in SA has requested a meeting with me to discuss their approach,” External link

businessday Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “South Africa is in the fortunate position that we have been invited to participate in the consortium that is looking for this vaccine,” External link

bloomberg Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “There is, therefore, an urgent need for government and its social partners to work together to ensure that we keep the sanctity of the fiscal framework and implement much-needed structural economic reforms to avoid further harm to our sovereign rating,” External link

iol Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “There is, therefore, an urgent need for the government and its social partners to work together to ensure that we keep the sanctity of the fiscal framework and implement much-needed structural economic reforms to avoid further harm to our sovereign rating,” External link

iol Monday, November 23, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Given the lower levels of revenue it goes without saying that we have to adjust our expenditure to take into account that we are no longer as rich as we thought we were. That is why we have to do this readjustment of our budget and make sure that we keep the sanctity of our fiscal framework in place,” External link

iol Friday, November 20, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Later this afternoon the ratings agencies will be indicating what the rating of South Africa is going to be and one of the issues they are looking at is sanctity or otherwise of the fiscal framework,” External link

iol Friday, November 20, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “And, please work with me to ensure that we keep the fiscal framework in place so that we don’t experience further harm to our sovereign rating, which has implications for our borrowing cost going forward. As it is I am waiting a little bit anxiously for the announcement this afternoon how they are handling our rating,” “That result of their rating has immediate implications for our borrowing cost, which will make our fiscal framework more tighter,” External link

iol Friday, November 20, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni announced : “the way has been opened for the procurement of almost 12MW of new electricity to be provided by independent power producers (IPPs) and the unbundling of Eskom continues” External link

businessday Monday, November 16, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "South Africa is not your average emerging market country. We can't be dictated to. We have a deep market here. As long as there is anything to do with policy intervention by the World Bank here, not under my watchIt's not going to happen," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “We are today fiscally at a moment not too dissimilar to 1994” External link

mg Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Consideration should be given to the proposal for across-the-board compensation pay reductions to management-level positions, across national, provincial and municipal governments, state-owned entities [and] all other senior public representatives,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni added : "She is competent and a good South African as far I am concerned unless other facts come at my disposal which at the moment have not come. People must leave her alone, you know," External link

iol Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The issue about SAA is a very difficult one, both politically and financially. We sought to approach this in a balanced way. I refuse the approach that the R10.5-billion… is a bailout,” “If you go to the components of the R10.5-billion, you see it’s meant for the components of the business rescue” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, November 5, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The person was appointed because the person possessed the requisite skills for the position to be occupied. She is highly qualified, has extensive knowledge of politics and therefore can give sufficient support to the minister of finance,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Ranjeni Munusamy ) : “Ranjeni Munusamy is not writing a book for me. That is an urban legend created by the EFF. I know you. You guys create stories. My book is written by a different ghost writer and in any event, it will be published when I am over 70 years old or dead,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni replied : “I should make it very clear that having discussed this matter with her and been satisfied by her explanation, I have no reason not to believe that the matters will be cleared before the commission, based on the information I have now. I don’t want to interfere in the commission,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The person was appointed because the person possessed the requisite skills for the position to be occupied. She is highly qualified, has extensive knowledge of politics and therefore can give sufficient support to the minister of finance," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Ranjeni Munusamy ) : "Ranjeni Munusamy is not writing a book for me. That is an urban legend created by the EFF. I know you. You guys create stories. My book is written by a different ghost writer and in any event, it will be published when I am over 70 years old or dead," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni replied : "I should make it very clear that having discussed this matter with her and been satisfied by her explanation, I have no reason not to believe that the matters will be cleared before the commission, based on the information I have now. I don't want to interfere in the commission," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni stated : “consideration should be given to the proposal for across-the-board compensation pay reductions to management level positions across national, provincial and municipal governments, state-owned entities, and other senior public representatives” External link

iol Saturday, October 31, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Work is well advanced to modernise the cross-border flows management regime to support South Africa’s growth as an investment and financial hub for Africa,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 30, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni told : “A bailout would have made a huge [cash] injection into SAA. This is not what the budget has done. This is an allocation for the business rescue process,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 30, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “I’m told many times to stay in my lane” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “You can’t say, when you are facing a debt-to-GDP ratio of 95percent, that you should continue the same way you have been doing things. We are facing a crisis. I am warning you that if you continue in this direction you are headed for a sovereign debt crisis,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The consequences of that decision was that we had to scramble around to find the R10.5bn to support the business rescue plan. "I do not take kindly to the DA calling State-owned enterprises zombies,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "We should try and avoid the public servants' strike at all costs, we must try and avoid that. But whatever we do must not break the fiscal framework. ’’That we can't do at all. Otherwise we are on a slippery road and we are all going to regret it because there will be nothing for us," External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Our compatriots in the private sector have made sacrifices and even negotiated salary cuts to keep businesses afloat. Over the past five years, public sector employee compensation grew by 7.2% a year on average – well above inflation. Over the next five years, it will need to grow much, much slower,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Over the past five years, public sector employee compensation grew by 7.2 percent a year on average - well above inflation,” “Over the next five years, it will need to grow much, much slower” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Consideration should be given to the proposal for across-the-board compensation pay reductions to management-level positions, across national, provincial and municipal governments, state-owned entities and all other senior public representatives,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : “What are critical Economic Strategic Reforms? Read the National Treasury … Document! Let us move Forward! Many Steps at the same Time!! Movement!! No time for procrastinating!!” External link

businessday Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Gross tax revenue is revised down, but this is offset by other receipts into the National Revenue Fund,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Right now, government is borrowing at a rate of R2.1 billion per day,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The medium term fiscal strategy narrows the main budget primary deficit from an expected R266 billion in 2021/22 to R84bn in 2023/24 and we achieve a surplus by 2025/26," External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "We forecast the South African economy to grow by 3.3% in 2021, 1.7% in 2022 and 1.5% in 2023," External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni told : "If I understand it correctly, this is not a Covid-related loan and that is what complicates the issues," External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni proposed : “consolidated spending of R6.2-trillion over the 2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, of which R1.2-trillion goes to learning and culture” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “R10.5 billion is allocated to SAA to implement its business rescue plan,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "No budget process is easy. This one has been particularly challenging for all of government," External link

news24 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni added : "Armed with a strong sense of direction, steadfastness, resolution and determination, we face these perils head-on. Our compass points towards fiscal sustainability and we must all face the same way," External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “To reach the poorest South African households, we expanded social protection. Seven million people accessed the Temporary Employment Relief Scheme through the Unemployment Insurance Fund. The Special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant reached six million people,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The Cabinet has decided to extend the Social Relief of Distress grant to the end of January 2021. Because this grant is so effective in reaching the unemployed, we propose to redirect R6.8 billion from the public employment programme allocation," External link

irishsun Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Mr President, by putting all our efforts into implementing the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, we can accelerate growth to 3% or more. This will secure fiscal sustainability and build this economy better than before,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni concluded : “Today we embrace our higher purpose as citizens and leaders to take forward the vision of nation-building. Together we can shape a new destiny for our great, vibrant, beautiful country,” “The green shoots are beginning to show” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni admitted : “We are far poorer than we thought,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “This has overshadowed our collective achievements in saving lives and supporting livelihoods. It is not true that the R500 billion relief package has been entirely lost to corruption. ’’It is being used to cushion the impact of the pandemic and aspects will continue to be rolled out over the medium term, particularly the Presidential Employment Programmes,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Now, as we go forward together, as part of our post-pandemic rehabilitation, we need to come together to forge a new consensus on public-sector employee compensation,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The Minister for the Public Service and Administration and the leadership of the public service unions are meeting to discuss how best we adapt to the reality that we must do more with less, and that we are all in this together,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The fiscal measures realign the composition of our spending from consumption towards investment and support efforts to lower the cost of capital,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Mr President, by putting all our efforts into implementing the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, we can accelerate growth to 3 percent or more. ’’This will secure fiscal sustainability and build this economy better than before,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “A sovereign debt crisis is when a country can no longer pay back the interest or principal on its borrowings. We are still some way from that. But if we do not act now, we will shortly get there,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 23, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The president has decided to extend [the grant] for three months and the job of the National Treasury is to adjust budgets and make sure that the decision by the president is achieved,” External link

businessday Friday, October 16, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The president has decided to extend for three months and the job of the National Treasury is to adjust budgets and make sure that the decision by the president is achieved,” External link

bloomberg Friday, October 16, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Africa Airways ) : "I do not think the medium-term budget policy statement will be popular, particularly as we will deal with things like South African Airways and other state-owned enterprises," External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "You guys need to understand politics. Why is it not moving? It's a political problem, not a coordination problem," External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The next issue that bothers me is the hippopotamus mouth - revenue is declining and expenditure is going up. You have to close the mouth of the hippopotamus," "If you don't close it, what concerns me is that we are headed for a fiscal crisis" External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "banking crisis and a financial crisis" "It is a very serious situation that we are facing. We can no longer live beyond our means," External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Africa Airways ) : "I do not think the medium-term budget policy statement will be popular, particularly as we will deal with things like South African Airways and other state-owned enterprises," External link

news24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "You guys need to understand politics. Why is it not moving? It's a political problem, not a coordination problem," External link

news24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The next issue that bothers me is the hippopotamus mouth - revenue is declining and expenditure is going up. You have to close the mouth of the hippopotamus," "If you don't close it, what concerns me is that we are headed for a fiscal crisis" External link

news24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "banking crisis and a financial crisis" "It is a very serious situation that we are facing. We can no longer live beyond our means," External link

news24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "A fiscal crisis is on its way by 2024/25 if we do not take serious measures to close the mouth of the hippopotamus," External link

4-traders Friday, October 9, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni added : "Estimates are that revenue for the year is going to contract by about 302 billion rand ($18.4 billion) and yet the pressure on the expenditure side is growing," "If we head towards a fiscal crisis, then we have a sovereign crisis, and then a banking crisis. We can no longer live beyond our means" External link

4-traders Friday, October 9, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “They may become victims of fraud as they deal with unregulated offshore brokers, who may not honour settlements. Often, victims do not disclose such dealings for fear of embarrassment and prosecution. The regulators often issue media announcements to caution the public,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “If debt to gross domestic product [GDP] ratio reaches 60%, the IMF will come knocking and take over,” External link

mg Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “A practical example of how the government enables investment and growth is the commitment we made to unlocking private investment in electricity generation,” “By committing to expeditiously processing applications by commercial and industrial users for self-generation and fast-tracking window five of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme, we enable private investment to support our economic recovery” External link

iol Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "risk that the actual GDP outcome for 2020 could be lower than previously thought," External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : “The contraction in growth is larger than anticipated by the National Treasury and the SA Reserve Bank, which raises the risk that the actual GDP outcome for this year could be lower than previously thought by both policymakers and the broader market,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 14, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : “It is not another new plan. It involves implementing existing commitments through mechanisms to escalate challenges and fast-track implementation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 14, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "The contraction in growth is larger than anticipated by the National Treasury and the SA Reserve Bank, which raises the risk that the actual GDP outcome for this year could be lower than previously thought by both policymakers and the broader market," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 14, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "It is not another new plan. It involves implementing existing commitments through mechanisms to escalate challenges and fast-track implementation," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 14, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "risk that the actual GDP outcome for 2020 could be lower than previously thought," External link

news24 Sunday, September 13, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "risk that the actual GDP outcome for 2020 could be lower than previously thought," External link

afp-en Sunday, September 13, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "The contraction in growth is larger than anticipated by the National Treasury and the SA Reserve Bank, which raises the risk that the actual GDP outcome for this year could be lower than previously thought by both policymakers and the broader market," External link

4-traders Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "It is not another new plan. It involves implementing existing commitments through mechanisms to escalate challenges and fast-track implementation," External link

4-traders Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni explained : “The mandate of the FIC is to use the regulatory reports it receives to develop financial intelligence, which is disseminated to the competent authorities,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Once the FIC's financial intelligence reports are provided to a commission of inquiry, that commission is able to convert the intelligence into evidence by conducting investigations,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni écrit : "Les présidents africains doivent mettre un terme à ces pratiques insensées qui consistent à se lever le matin en limogeant le gouverneur de leur Banque centrale" External link

slateafrique Monday, August 24, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni écrit : "Les présidents africains doivent mettre un terme à ces pratiques insensées qui consistent à se lever le matin en limogeant le gouverneur de leur Banque centrale" External link

tv5 Monday, August 24, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni écrit : "Les présidents africains doivent mettre un terme à ces pratiques insensées qui consistent à se lever le matin en limogeant le gouverneur de leur Banque centrale" External link

afp-fr Monday, August 24, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT



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Bernard Agulhas confirmed ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “I can’t believe we have not succeeded in overturning the board’s bad choice … Tito must get a move on!” External link

mg Saturday, November 14, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Charmane Russell said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : "The Minerals Council supports Mboweni's view that the ease of doing business must be drastically improved," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Herman Mashaba said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “Once again Mboweni has delivered a budget speech which has failed to address the question of how government is reducing its own levels of expenditure,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “All of these actions will be taken within a supportive macroeconomic framework, which balances the need to restore fiscal sustainability with economic growth. A critical pillar of this plan is the fiscal framework that will be outlined by the Minister of Finance [Tito Mboweni] in the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement,” External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Alf Lees said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “With a month to go before the announcement of the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) by Tito Mboweni, the Minister of Finance, the DA will remain vigilant and ensure that South Africans are not ‘ambushed’ by a shock announcement for another SAA bailout,” “StatsSA just announced the worst GDP contraction in SA’s history and the DA will oppose the ANC government’s predilection with financing their SAA vanity project at the expense of South Africans who have lost their jobs and seen their small businesses collapse during the Covid-19 period” External link

citizen Friday, September 11, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

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Tito Mboweni

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Tito Mboweni declared : “What the government and the South African economy cannot now afford, and what is not just and equitable under the current circumstances, is for civil servants to claim yet further inflation-beating and private sector outperforming salary increases off an already high base” External link

iol Monday, November 30, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “What government and the South African economy cannot now afford, and what is not just and equitable under the current circumstances, is for civil servants to claim yet further inflation-beating and private sector outperforming salary increases off an already high base,” External link

iol Friday, November 27, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "We are no longer as rich as we thought we are. In fact, there are a number of things that we will need to scale down on because we simply cannot afford them. We need to bring down the debt to GDP ratio and, of course, part of that growing the economy and structural reforms," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "We are no longer as rich as we thought we are. In fact, there are a number of things that we will need to scale down on because we simply cannot afford them. We need to bring down the debt to GDP ratio and, of course, part of that growing the economy and structural reforms," External link

news24 Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "I think we are edging closer to a common understanding. The World Bank country representative in South Africa has requested a meeting with me to discuss their approach. What I've resisted is any attempt that the World Bank imposes policy considerations or conditionalities on us," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Already we are beginning to see green shoots in mining and manufacturing. We see production being ramped up, which is very good…” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “I think we are edging closer to a common understanding. The World Bank country representative in South Africa has requested a meeting with me to discuss their approach. What I’ve resisted is any attempt that the World Bank imposes policy considerations or conditionalities on us,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni told : “I think we are edging closer to a common understating. The World Bank country representative in SA has requested a meeting with me to discuss their approach,” External link

businessday Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “South Africa is in the fortunate position that we have been invited to participate in the consortium that is looking for this vaccine,” External link

bloomberg Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “There is, therefore, an urgent need for government and its social partners to work together to ensure that we keep the sanctity of the fiscal framework and implement much-needed structural economic reforms to avoid further harm to our sovereign rating,” External link

iol Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “There is, therefore, an urgent need for the government and its social partners to work together to ensure that we keep the sanctity of the fiscal framework and implement much-needed structural economic reforms to avoid further harm to our sovereign rating,” External link

iol Monday, November 23, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Given the lower levels of revenue it goes without saying that we have to adjust our expenditure to take into account that we are no longer as rich as we thought we were. That is why we have to do this readjustment of our budget and make sure that we keep the sanctity of our fiscal framework in place,” External link

iol Friday, November 20, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Later this afternoon the ratings agencies will be indicating what the rating of South Africa is going to be and one of the issues they are looking at is sanctity or otherwise of the fiscal framework,” External link

iol Friday, November 20, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “And, please work with me to ensure that we keep the fiscal framework in place so that we don’t experience further harm to our sovereign rating, which has implications for our borrowing cost going forward. As it is I am waiting a little bit anxiously for the announcement this afternoon how they are handling our rating,” “That result of their rating has immediate implications for our borrowing cost, which will make our fiscal framework more tighter,” External link

iol Friday, November 20, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni announced : “the way has been opened for the procurement of almost 12MW of new electricity to be provided by independent power producers (IPPs) and the unbundling of Eskom continues” External link

businessday Monday, November 16, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "South Africa is not your average emerging market country. We can't be dictated to. We have a deep market here. As long as there is anything to do with policy intervention by the World Bank here, not under my watchIt's not going to happen," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “We are today fiscally at a moment not too dissimilar to 1994” External link

mg Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Consideration should be given to the proposal for across-the-board compensation pay reductions to management-level positions, across national, provincial and municipal governments, state-owned entities [and] all other senior public representatives,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni added : "She is competent and a good South African as far I am concerned unless other facts come at my disposal which at the moment have not come. People must leave her alone, you know," External link

iol Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The issue about SAA is a very difficult one, both politically and financially. We sought to approach this in a balanced way. I refuse the approach that the R10.5-billion… is a bailout,” “If you go to the components of the R10.5-billion, you see it’s meant for the components of the business rescue” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, November 5, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The person was appointed because the person possessed the requisite skills for the position to be occupied. She is highly qualified, has extensive knowledge of politics and therefore can give sufficient support to the minister of finance,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Ranjeni Munusamy ) : “Ranjeni Munusamy is not writing a book for me. That is an urban legend created by the EFF. I know you. You guys create stories. My book is written by a different ghost writer and in any event, it will be published when I am over 70 years old or dead,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni replied : “I should make it very clear that having discussed this matter with her and been satisfied by her explanation, I have no reason not to believe that the matters will be cleared before the commission, based on the information I have now. I don’t want to interfere in the commission,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The person was appointed because the person possessed the requisite skills for the position to be occupied. She is highly qualified, has extensive knowledge of politics and therefore can give sufficient support to the minister of finance," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Ranjeni Munusamy ) : "Ranjeni Munusamy is not writing a book for me. That is an urban legend created by the EFF. I know you. You guys create stories. My book is written by a different ghost writer and in any event, it will be published when I am over 70 years old or dead," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni replied : "I should make it very clear that having discussed this matter with her and been satisfied by her explanation, I have no reason not to believe that the matters will be cleared before the commission, based on the information I have now. I don't want to interfere in the commission," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni stated : “consideration should be given to the proposal for across-the-board compensation pay reductions to management level positions across national, provincial and municipal governments, state-owned entities, and other senior public representatives” External link

iol Saturday, October 31, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Work is well advanced to modernise the cross-border flows management regime to support South Africa’s growth as an investment and financial hub for Africa,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 30, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni told : “A bailout would have made a huge [cash] injection into SAA. This is not what the budget has done. This is an allocation for the business rescue process,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 30, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “I’m told many times to stay in my lane” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “You can’t say, when you are facing a debt-to-GDP ratio of 95percent, that you should continue the same way you have been doing things. We are facing a crisis. I am warning you that if you continue in this direction you are headed for a sovereign debt crisis,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The consequences of that decision was that we had to scramble around to find the R10.5bn to support the business rescue plan. "I do not take kindly to the DA calling State-owned enterprises zombies,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "We should try and avoid the public servants' strike at all costs, we must try and avoid that. But whatever we do must not break the fiscal framework. ’’That we can't do at all. Otherwise we are on a slippery road and we are all going to regret it because there will be nothing for us," External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Our compatriots in the private sector have made sacrifices and even negotiated salary cuts to keep businesses afloat. Over the past five years, public sector employee compensation grew by 7.2% a year on average – well above inflation. Over the next five years, it will need to grow much, much slower,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Over the past five years, public sector employee compensation grew by 7.2 percent a year on average - well above inflation,” “Over the next five years, it will need to grow much, much slower” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Consideration should be given to the proposal for across-the-board compensation pay reductions to management-level positions, across national, provincial and municipal governments, state-owned entities and all other senior public representatives,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : “What are critical Economic Strategic Reforms? Read the National Treasury … Document! Let us move Forward! Many Steps at the same Time!! Movement!! No time for procrastinating!!” External link

businessday Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Gross tax revenue is revised down, but this is offset by other receipts into the National Revenue Fund,” External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Right now, government is borrowing at a rate of R2.1 billion per day,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The medium term fiscal strategy narrows the main budget primary deficit from an expected R266 billion in 2021/22 to R84bn in 2023/24 and we achieve a surplus by 2025/26," External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "We forecast the South African economy to grow by 3.3% in 2021, 1.7% in 2022 and 1.5% in 2023," External link

iol Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni told : "If I understand it correctly, this is not a Covid-related loan and that is what complicates the issues," External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni proposed : “consolidated spending of R6.2-trillion over the 2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, of which R1.2-trillion goes to learning and culture” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “R10.5 billion is allocated to SAA to implement its business rescue plan,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "No budget process is easy. This one has been particularly challenging for all of government," External link

news24 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni added : "Armed with a strong sense of direction, steadfastness, resolution and determination, we face these perils head-on. Our compass points towards fiscal sustainability and we must all face the same way," External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “To reach the poorest South African households, we expanded social protection. Seven million people accessed the Temporary Employment Relief Scheme through the Unemployment Insurance Fund. The Special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant reached six million people,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The Cabinet has decided to extend the Social Relief of Distress grant to the end of January 2021. Because this grant is so effective in reaching the unemployed, we propose to redirect R6.8 billion from the public employment programme allocation," External link

irishsun Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Mr President, by putting all our efforts into implementing the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, we can accelerate growth to 3% or more. This will secure fiscal sustainability and build this economy better than before,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni concluded : “Today we embrace our higher purpose as citizens and leaders to take forward the vision of nation-building. Together we can shape a new destiny for our great, vibrant, beautiful country,” “The green shoots are beginning to show” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni admitted : “We are far poorer than we thought,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “This has overshadowed our collective achievements in saving lives and supporting livelihoods. It is not true that the R500 billion relief package has been entirely lost to corruption. ’’It is being used to cushion the impact of the pandemic and aspects will continue to be rolled out over the medium term, particularly the Presidential Employment Programmes,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Now, as we go forward together, as part of our post-pandemic rehabilitation, we need to come together to forge a new consensus on public-sector employee compensation,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The Minister for the Public Service and Administration and the leadership of the public service unions are meeting to discuss how best we adapt to the reality that we must do more with less, and that we are all in this together,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The fiscal measures realign the composition of our spending from consumption towards investment and support efforts to lower the cost of capital,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Mr President, by putting all our efforts into implementing the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, we can accelerate growth to 3 percent or more. ’’This will secure fiscal sustainability and build this economy better than before,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “A sovereign debt crisis is when a country can no longer pay back the interest or principal on its borrowings. We are still some way from that. But if we do not act now, we will shortly get there,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 23, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The president has decided to extend [the grant] for three months and the job of the National Treasury is to adjust budgets and make sure that the decision by the president is achieved,” External link

businessday Friday, October 16, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “The president has decided to extend for three months and the job of the National Treasury is to adjust budgets and make sure that the decision by the president is achieved,” External link

bloomberg Friday, October 16, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Africa Airways ) : "I do not think the medium-term budget policy statement will be popular, particularly as we will deal with things like South African Airways and other state-owned enterprises," External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "You guys need to understand politics. Why is it not moving? It's a political problem, not a coordination problem," External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The next issue that bothers me is the hippopotamus mouth - revenue is declining and expenditure is going up. You have to close the mouth of the hippopotamus," "If you don't close it, what concerns me is that we are headed for a fiscal crisis" External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "banking crisis and a financial crisis" "It is a very serious situation that we are facing. We can no longer live beyond our means," External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said ( about Africa Airways ) : "I do not think the medium-term budget policy statement will be popular, particularly as we will deal with things like South African Airways and other state-owned enterprises," External link

news24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "You guys need to understand politics. Why is it not moving? It's a political problem, not a coordination problem," External link

news24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "The next issue that bothers me is the hippopotamus mouth - revenue is declining and expenditure is going up. You have to close the mouth of the hippopotamus," "If you don't close it, what concerns me is that we are headed for a fiscal crisis" External link

news24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "banking crisis and a financial crisis" "It is a very serious situation that we are facing. We can no longer live beyond our means," External link

news24 Friday, October 9, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : "A fiscal crisis is on its way by 2024/25 if we do not take serious measures to close the mouth of the hippopotamus," External link

4-traders Friday, October 9, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni added : "Estimates are that revenue for the year is going to contract by about 302 billion rand ($18.4 billion) and yet the pressure on the expenditure side is growing," "If we head towards a fiscal crisis, then we have a sovereign crisis, and then a banking crisis. We can no longer live beyond our means" External link

4-traders Friday, October 9, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “They may become victims of fraud as they deal with unregulated offshore brokers, who may not honour settlements. Often, victims do not disclose such dealings for fear of embarrassment and prosecution. The regulators often issue media announcements to caution the public,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “If debt to gross domestic product [GDP] ratio reaches 60%, the IMF will come knocking and take over,” External link

mg Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “A practical example of how the government enables investment and growth is the commitment we made to unlocking private investment in electricity generation,” “By committing to expeditiously processing applications by commercial and industrial users for self-generation and fast-tracking window five of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme, we enable private investment to support our economic recovery” External link

iol Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "risk that the actual GDP outcome for 2020 could be lower than previously thought," External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : “The contraction in growth is larger than anticipated by the National Treasury and the SA Reserve Bank, which raises the risk that the actual GDP outcome for this year could be lower than previously thought by both policymakers and the broader market,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 14, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : “It is not another new plan. It involves implementing existing commitments through mechanisms to escalate challenges and fast-track implementation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 14, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "The contraction in growth is larger than anticipated by the National Treasury and the SA Reserve Bank, which raises the risk that the actual GDP outcome for this year could be lower than previously thought by both policymakers and the broader market," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 14, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "It is not another new plan. It involves implementing existing commitments through mechanisms to escalate challenges and fast-track implementation," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 14, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "risk that the actual GDP outcome for 2020 could be lower than previously thought," External link

news24 Sunday, September 13, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "risk that the actual GDP outcome for 2020 could be lower than previously thought," External link

afp-en Sunday, September 13, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "The contraction in growth is larger than anticipated by the National Treasury and the SA Reserve Bank, which raises the risk that the actual GDP outcome for this year could be lower than previously thought by both policymakers and the broader market," External link

4-traders Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni wrote : "It is not another new plan. It involves implementing existing commitments through mechanisms to escalate challenges and fast-track implementation," External link

4-traders Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni explained : “The mandate of the FIC is to use the regulatory reports it receives to develop financial intelligence, which is disseminated to the competent authorities,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni said : “Once the FIC's financial intelligence reports are provided to a commission of inquiry, that commission is able to convert the intelligence into evidence by conducting investigations,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Tito Mboweni écrit : "Les présidents africains doivent mettre un terme à ces pratiques insensées qui consistent à se lever le matin en limogeant le gouverneur de leur Banque centrale" External link

slateafrique Monday, August 24, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni écrit : "Les présidents africains doivent mettre un terme à ces pratiques insensées qui consistent à se lever le matin en limogeant le gouverneur de leur Banque centrale" External link

tv5 Monday, August 24, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Tito Mboweni écrit : "Les présidents africains doivent mettre un terme à ces pratiques insensées qui consistent à se lever le matin en limogeant le gouverneur de leur Banque centrale" External link

afp-fr Monday, August 24, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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reserve bank governor24.85%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
Governor13.03%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
south african reserve bank governor3.94%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
african reserve bank governor3.03%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
former south african reserve bank governor1.82%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
former reserve bank governor6.36%EN06/20/201720/06/2017
member1.52%EN04/03/201703/04/2017
south africa reserve bank governor1.82%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
africa reserve bank governor1.52%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
gouverneur1.52%FR01/29/201729/01/2017
then reserve bank governor0.30%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
director0.61%EN09/09/201609/09/2016
brics bank director0.30%EN09/09/201609/09/2016
south africa former reserve bank governor0.30%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
africa former reserve bank governor0.30%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
minister trevor manuel and reserve bank governor0.91%EN06/30/201630/06/2016
committee member2.12%EN01/20/201420/01/2014
Names Lang Count
Tito MboweniEN67.85%
Tito MboweniEU28.32%
Tito MboweniFR3.24%
Tito MboweniAF0.29%
Tito MboweniPT0.29%


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Bernard Agulhas confirmed ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “I can’t believe we have not succeeded in overturning the board’s bad choice … Tito must get a move on!” External link

mg Saturday, November 14, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Charmane Russell said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : "The Minerals Council supports Mboweni's view that the ease of doing business must be drastically improved," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Herman Mashaba said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “Once again Mboweni has delivered a budget speech which has failed to address the question of how government is reducing its own levels of expenditure,” External link

iol Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “All of these actions will be taken within a supportive macroeconomic framework, which balances the need to restore fiscal sustainability with economic growth. A critical pillar of this plan is the fiscal framework that will be outlined by the Minister of Finance [Tito Mboweni] in the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement,” External link

iol Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Alf Lees said ( about Tito Mboweni ) : “With a month to go before the announcement of the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) by Tito Mboweni, the Minister of Finance, the DA will remain vigilant and ensure that South Africans are not ‘ambushed’ by a shock announcement for another SAA bailout,” “StatsSA just announced the worst GDP contraction in SA’s history and the DA will oppose the ANC government’s predilection with financing their SAA vanity project at the expense of South Africans who have lost their jobs and seen their small businesses collapse during the Covid-19 period” External link

citizen Friday, September 11, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT