EC TO JUGGLE R48.2 BN BUDGET FOR YEAR

THE Eastern Cape government unveiled a R48.2billion budget yesterday, trumpeting increased spending on Health, Education and Housing.

But critics said the budget would struggle to meet the challenges of the day. The DA’s Bobby Stevenson said his party did not believe the budget was innovative enough to deal with the fiscal challenges faced by the province.  Read the full story in the Daily Dispatch.