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The impact of a possible further ratings downgrades on the economy and financial system could lead to increased capital outflows, warns the SA Reserve Bank.
Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa has dropped to its lowest level in 15 years due to the slump in commodity prices and severe drought, says the IMF.
The South African Reserve Bank has full operational autonomy when it sets monetary policy, says Ismail Momoniat, a deputy director general at National Treasury.
Gauteng drivers might be an hour later for work, but striking contract workers blocking the N1 freeway say they haven’t had a pay increase in four years.
The IMF says economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa will likely slow this year to its weakest in nearly two decades, hurt by a slump in commodity prices and drought.
If left unmanaged, the impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattention that presents as a result of ADHD can have a negative effect on the career of the individual, warns an expert.
Ivory Coast will break up its long-standing electricity and water monopolies to reduce prices amid growing public concern over price hikes, says President Alassane Ouattara.
Motorists will have to fork out more for a litre for all grades of petrol come Wednesday, says the Department of Energy.
The number of so-called ultra-high net worth individuals - or super rich - in South Africa has increased by 18% since 2007, according to a report.
The union movement has been fragmenting at an alarming rate, but it has not translated into more workers belonging to unions, Zwelinzima Vavi tells City Press.
The future of Gauteng's tourism might very well lie in shopping and South Africa must roll out the red carpet for regional tourists, says a tourism expert.
Seaweed is one of Zanzibar's key exports, but now the vital industry is struggling with warmer waters killing the crops.
Big companies are watching "like vultures" to see which South African politicians they could lure to bring along some influence, reports Netwerk24.
Two west African nations are forging ahead with potentially massive extraction projects others might fear to touch.