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President Barack Obama will unveil a budget that seeks to boost spending on new initiatives while avoiding an increase in US deficits.
AgriSA has deemed the re-opening of land claims for the next five years as a "crushing blow" for commercial farmers.
Millions of funds belonging to the Rankotea community near Brits in North West, have been misused, according a report compiled by a commission of inquiry.
President Jacob Zuma has reportedly authorised a probe into the awarding of a R360m tender to ANC benefactor Robert Gumede’s Gijima group.
Nigeria has lined up a relatively unknown to head its central bank after the outspoken former governor was suspended, causing shockwaves.
South Africa turned in a trade deficit in January with a jump in imports, after posting a surplus the month before, official data shows.
The 36 cents a litre petrol price hike will see motorists paying the highest at the pumps ever and it comes at a particularly bad time for consumers, experts warn.
The investment wing the ANC has sold its 25% stake in Hitachi Power Africa, which has controversially benefited from stated-funded contracts, the firm says.
Negotiations aimed at resolving the Amcu strike at Lonmin, Impala Platinum and Anglo American Platinum will resume on Monday, the companies say.
Government support programmes should be used to seize economic development opportunities, President Jacob Zuma says.
The labour department has published the employment equity regulations for public comment and one of the key issues is the revised definition of designated groups.
Draft legislation seeking to streamline environmental licensing of the mining industry, including water-use licensing, has been approved by the National Assembly.
Free-trade talks between the United States and the European Union are in danger of being derailed by populist groups, EU ministers and business leaders warn.
Motorists will have to cough up more for a litre of petrol from Wednesday, the energy department has announced.
Consumers could face yet another fuel price increase in March, the Automobile Association says.
South Africa has swung into a wide trade deficit of R17.06bn in January, about double what economists have expected, official data shows.
If banks can make it in Zimbabwe, they can make it anywhere, says Malcom Sharara.
China does business with South Africa on an equal footing, unlike Western former colonial powers who still act like its master, says President Jacob Zuma.
The Zuma tsunami is showing up cracks in the tripartite alliance, says Terry Bell.
Government self-congratulation won't create any jobs, says Mzwandile Jacks.