We need to watch how every rand is spent

It would have been naive for anyone to expect a budget speech that promises more than what finance minister Tito Mboweni laid out this week.

Our country is in a deep financial crisis. A quarter of our 2021/22 budget comes from borrowed funds. The cost of serving such debt is not only unsustainable, it robs us of money that could otherwise be invested in other projects to promote growth...

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