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Broad–Based Black Economic Empowerment should aim to achieve growth, development and enterprise development and not just wealth redistribution, says the dti.
The ANC will press government to prioritise creating jobs and alleviating poverty in the national budget, says Gwede Mantashe.
The SA Reserve Bank is attempting to keep a tight rein on market expectations, according to emerging market economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura.
The rankings of Africa's largest economies do not mean much to the people making economic policy and investment decisions, cautions an expert.
For farmer Mohlakoane Molise, the view of the enormous Katse dam from his smallholding high in the mountains of Lesotho taunts him daily.
A businessman described as politically connected - also socially with a Gupta associate - allegedly could earn R383.5m from an SABC deal, reports the Sunday Times.
Italy will retain its crown as the world's biggest wine producer this year, the country's main agricultural body predicts.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a seven-person panel to advise on an appropriate level at which the national minimum wage could be set.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed an advisory panel to assist with setting a national minimum wage.
The SA Reserve Bank says the moderate nature of its tightening cycle is due to concern over the country's growth outlook.
Egypt's preliminary deal for a $12bn IMF loan programme can go to the board for approval only if the government secures $5-6bn in bilateral financing for the first year.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has failed to get organisational rights at Transnet.
Wholesale prices in the US has unexpectedly fallen in July by the most in almost a year, a sign inflation is likely to stay muted.
A national minimum wage can play an important part in expanding South Africa's economy in a balanced and sustainable manner, says an analyst.
Sales at US retailers have been little changed in July as Americans flocked to auto dealers at the expense of other merchants.
The annual Master Builders Congress will be taking place at the Durban International Convention Centre.
The strong rand should not lead to complacency in tackling inflation, cautions SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago.
Eurozone growth has slowed in line with economists’ forecasts, leaving the currency bloc vulnerable to any fallout from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
Construction has shrunk for a second month and there are signs of worse to come as firms put spending plans on hold following the Brexit vote.
Eskom has reached a two-year wage agreement with two of the three unions it recognises, ending what it deems to have been an illegal strike action.