The Treasury is still working on permanent appointments in critical senior roles, despite undertakings more than a year ago to get a special dispensation from the cabinet to fast-track the filling of posts. 

The department is at the helm of navigating SA’s dire financial position that has been acutely aggravated by the Covid-19 crisis, with finance minister Tito Mboweni set to deliver a delayed medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS) next week...

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