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Olam says it will start rubber production from plantations it owns in a venture with Gabon's government and intends selling rubber to Michelin.
Sanral has allegedly started sending SMS messages to Gauteng drivers who have not paid e-toll fees, telling them to pay up or face action, says anti-tolls body Outa.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says SA will make some tough decisions about how we run the finances of the country in a budget that is credible and can inspire confidence.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says SA won't slip into recession, rejecting economists' predictions that sharp falls in the rand point to a contraction this year.
The slump in oil prices that’s brought upheaval and cost-cutting to the traditional energy industry spared renewables such as solar and wind, raking $329bn investment last year.
Zambia has asked SA for up to 300 MW of emergency power to ease an electricity crunch that has hit mining companies already grappling with a slide in global copper prices, its embassy says.
Togo is to host an additional Africa Hotel Investment Forum in April to run parallel with two major development initiatives.
Business confidence in the construction industry has increased marginally for the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index.
Eskom says if it fails to get into the renewable energy space on a large scale, it will miss a chance to become established as a formidable player in this sector.
Controversial new pension laws only apply to money saved from 1 April this year, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
The rand does not operate on what individuals do or say, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said in reaction to fears that Zuma comments are causing the unit's slide.
Contrary to "false rumours", government has no intention of taking over the hard-earned pension money of workers, says the presidency.
November's annualised mining production dropped by 0.8%, while October's mineral sales decreased by 2.8%, according to Stats SA.
Amid the rand’s tumultuous start to the year, the SA Reserve Bank says it will assess the appropriateness of the current monetary policy stance.
Bankruptcies, project shutdowns, regulation, and emission limits curb enthusiasm for fossil fuels, says Circle of Blue senior editor Keith Schneider.
The current SA economy and heightened social tensions, make the category of home owners 'selling in order to emigrate' the one to watch, says a property expert.
Commodity prices will likely remain suppressed for another 15 years or so if one follows the repeating history theory over the last four cycles, says economist Mike Schussler.
The increase in owners selling residential property to downscale due to financial pressure is a possible hint of things to come, warns a property expert.
South Africans are likely to “see red” if Eskom is granted permission to increase electricity tariffs by 17%, according to AfriBusiness.