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Cabinet has devised a five-point plan to deal with the electricity crisis and set up a "war room" to implement it, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.
National Treasury is to assume control of South African Airways, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.
Eskom has been instructed to work with the private sector as Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will oversee the turnaround of Eskom, SAA and the Post Office.
The United Nations is seeing the world economy growing by more than 3% in 2015 and 2016, with Nigeria expected to take a lead in the African continent.
As much as there is no plan for load shedding, any disturbances that may occur might lead to us load shedding, says Eskom.
Falling oil prices and cuts in stubborn government deficits are giving the Reserve Bank room to be accommodative, but it must remain vigilant on inflation, says the IMF.
The four-day world congress of the UNI Global Union has highlighted the fact that “business as usual” in a globalised world will no longer be tolerated.
There is more to the world than paying less for petrol at the pump, says Leopold Scholtz.
The UNI Global Union has resolved at its world congress in Cape Town to call for a boycott of all products produced in the territories illegally occupied by Israel.
The world faces the prospect of massive job losses as human workers are increasingly replaced by computer-based automation or robots.
rade conditions have turned positive in the past two months, Sacci says in a trade conditions survey.
The SA Poultry Association says imports of poultry products from countries infected with the avian influenza virus have been banned.
Standard Bank has signed a R8.6bn loan facility in London and more than 20 banks have taken part in the transaction.
Zimbabwe has received a $108m grant from the African Development Bank to improve electricity and water supplies.
South Africa's retail sales have risen year-on-year in October, above market expectations and compared with an expansion in September.
Ithuba is preparing to run a world-class lottery network, says chairperson Seth Phalatse after the court dismissed Gidani's challenge.
South Africa's headline consumer inflation has slowed to 5.8% year-on-year in November, in line with market forecasts.
The very fragile SA economy is trying to shake off its self-inflicted blues to recover enough to give South Africans a very merry Christmas, shows an index.
China is considering raising cigarette prices and taxes as the world's largest tobacco consumer fights to stub out a pervasive habit.
As parts of the south-western US shrivel in historic drought, farmers are faced with an impossible choice: Today's crops or tomorrow's water supplies.