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Eskom has laid a criminal charge against the Democratic Alliance for allegedly contravening the Regulation of Gatherings Act.
The labour market is the economy's greatest cause for concern in 2016 and prolonged mining and manufacturing strikes could trigger a recession, says an economist.
What job skills will be in demand in 2020? A report takes a peek at what changes the working world can expect in the so-called fourth industrial revolution.
The battered rand is proving to be a boon for the tourism industry as it offsets some of the damage done by burdensome new visa laws.
Informal traders in Zimbabwe are bracing for a dip in business as tobacco farmers expect suppressed revenues because of the ongoing drought.
A cold war cat was thrown among the trade union pigeons this week, while Cosatu's argument about retirement fund reform continues, says Terry Bell.
The SA Reserve Bank will “act with resolve” if price pressures stemming from a weaker rand spread more broadly in the economy, says Governor Lesetja Kganyago.
The DA has handed a petition to Eskom CEO Brian Molefe calling on the utility’s executive to pay back R63m in bonuses.
Numsa leader Irvin Jim says the union aims to build a new Marxist-Leninist workers’ party which will replace the capitalist system with a socialist society.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has accused Eskom of bringing an unlawful and irregular tariff increase application to the National Energy Regulator of SA.
In an environment with a rapidly deteriorating inflation outlook, the Reserve Bank will have to raise interest rates to restore financial stability, warn experts.
President Hassan Rouhani has said that sceptics who had warned a nuclear deal with world powers would not bring benefits to Iran "were all proven wrong".
Retail trade sales lifted by 3.9% year-on-year in November 2015, but Nedbank cautioned that strong retail sales growth is unlikely to be sustained in the months ahead.
Zimbabwe's business community says a proposed 49% electricity tariff increase by the country's power utility is unaffordable and will reduce competitiveness.
SA's annual consumer price inflation rose to 5.2% in December 2015, the highest rate for the year as consumers battle with price increases and rate hikes.
The SA housing market could deteriorate this year due to expected interest rate hikes of between 1.5% and 3%, warns a property economist.
Opposition to Eskom’s proposed tariff increases has gained momentum as energy regulator Nersa closed its session for hearings in Cape Town.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions has called on the Competition Commission to investigate the alleged price fixing of maize.
With both Russia and Brazil downgraded to “junk” status, markets are discounting that SA will lose its investment grade credit rating, says Overberg Asset Management.
It is the very system of the Davos club of billionaires that is the problem, not the technological advances that have made so much labour redundant, says Terry Bell.