#PODCAST: We discuss a possible VAT increase as Tito Mboweni gets set for an interesting afternoon #BudgetSpeech2020

SABC News and Current Affairs — By Newsbreak Producers Taliesha Naidoo and Matthew Veeran - Expectations are high ahead of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's budget speech this afternoon. It is his second and most anticipated speech - at a time when the country faces unpalatable economic and financial challenges. One of the minister's top priorities will be to try and convince ratings agency, Moody's that South Africa is serious about cutting its debt to avoid junk status. For a preview, we spoke to Professor Andre Roux - Economist at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)...