- Current Affairs
Updated: 15 hours 29 min ago
We look at the impact on European companies, after the EU and US tightened sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defence sectors.
The National Union of Metalworkers has condemned the killing of three of its shop stewards in KwaZulu-Natal.
Johannesburg's mayor Parks Tau says 22 people have been arrested for corruption, fraud and tampering with the city's revenue collection systems.
The Bank of England has kept interest rates at their record low, giving Britain's fast economic recovery more time to build.
China's recent probes into Microsoft and car companies including Audi and Chrysler have rekindled concerns that Beijing may be using an anti-monopoly law.
The closing conference of the US-Africa Leaders Summit with United States President Barack Obama was dominated by questions about local policy issues.
Lock-out continues as the National Employers' Association brings an urgent application against the Metal Industry Bargaining Council in the Labour Court.
South Africa's business confidence fell to its lowest in 15 years in July, amid concerns that rising wage demands by unions will lead to higher unemployment.
A top French court has rejected part of President Francois Hollande's economic reform package.
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will travel to Hollywood to encourage the US to make films in South Africa.
Russia will impose "quite substantial" bans on the US and EU food imports and has already decided to suspend US poultry imports.
Politics can never be divorced from economics, says Leopold Scholtz.
Geoffrey Chapman warns of behind-the-border-protectionism.
The US has made no commitments at the US-Africa Leaders Summit and there was insufficient use of Agoa, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
Equal work for equal pay has become law in South Africa this week, but there's a but, says Terry Bell in his weekly Labour Wrap.
United States President Barack Obama has called for a partnership of equals between Africa and America.
The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa says retail stores will not remove Israeli imported products from their shelves.
The Treasure Karoo Action Group says it will keep an open mind on claims that shale gas may be a "game changer" for the economy, after a meeting with government.
President Barack Obama and African leaders are discussing two key issues threatening to disrupt economic progress on the continent: security and state corruption.
Contractors who build shoddy houses in quake-hit Khuma near Orkney will face prosecution, warns North West premier Supra Mahumapelo.