Watch it LIVE: Gordhan's Budget Speech 2016

Cape Town - Expectations are high that Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan's budget speech will set South Africa on an even keel for what's predicted to be a rocky financial year ahead.

Carrying the expectations of the public to provide stability for the economy and get government's financial affairs in order, Mr. Gordhan is expected to increase tax and slash state expenditure.

In  2014, the Minister was fired from the role of Finance Minister and President Jacob Zuma replaced him with Nhlanhla Nene.

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SA's unspeakable grief and poetic Day of Reconciliation tipping point

Psychologists will tell you that depression is anger turned in on itself. The occurrence usually happens when our objection against the treatment we receive from a person or organisation is not acknowledged, accepted or even respected. It can also happen when our objection is dismissed despite glaring bias and preferential treatment given to that individual or group who cause our pain. And, the end result of all that unresolved hurt -- even if many feel the same way -- is anger. A deeply rooted, seeping out of your pores, personally felt, kind of anger. 

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