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Updated: 2 hours 31 min ago
Pig farming by commercial pork producers in the country is ethical and well-managed, says SA Pork Producers' Organisation CEO Simon Streicher.
Transformation is one of the key challenges in the mining industry, that also needs better collective bargaining and living conditions for workers.
The mining sector needs to acknowledge it has a crisis on its hands, says Chamber of Mines state intervention in the minerals sector committee chair Andile Sangqu.
During the Eskom National Electricity Safety Week Eskom is promoting and educating the public on the safe use of electricity.
Hundreds of people from mining towns have marched on the mining lekgotla in protest over not being included in matters affecting the industry.
The Congress of SA Trade Unions says that requests for a special congress may lead to a split within the trade union federation.
The Bank of England has forecast that wages would grow far more slowly than previously expected and linked their rate of increase closely to borrowing costs.
The power system remains tight and will be for some time, but it is manageable, says Eskom.
China's economy has shown further signs of softening in July despite a burst of government stimulus measures, suggesting more policy support may be needed.
Retail sales have been flat at 0.0% year-on-year in June, sharply undershooting market expectations, compared with a revised 2.6% expansion in May.
Israel’s war with Gaza has added fuel to a Palestinian boycott movement and may damage investor sentiment even if the economy looks set to emerge unscathed.
Commercial farmers have raised questions and concerns about land reform with ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.
"We have a unique opportunity to change this industry for the better, to ensure that it represents our ideals," Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney is likely to give little away when pressed on how soon the central bank will raise the interest rates.
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says farmers need support programmes to succeed, and has urged commercial farmers to help groom emerging farmers.
Rand weakness is beginning to affect consumer prices, while labour and business wage inflation expectations are "uncomfortably high", says the SA Reserve Bank.
As an election campaigner, Narendra Modi promised sweeping market reforms to revive India's economy and put the country to work.
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says internal auditors should be less like policemen and be the conscience of their organisations.
American real estate mogul Donald Trump is planning "substantial investments" in the Indian property and hotel sectors.
There are concerns that, if the N1 and N2 tolls roads go ahead, toll fees will be low at first and then increased regularly, warns a business chamber.