- Current Affairs
Updated: 56 min 55 sec ago
The Russian economy is increasingly reeling under Western sanctions and is set to contract between 3.5% and 4% in 2015, with inflation the highest in 13 years.
The surging value of the US dollar may be posing a threat to US corporate earnings since the financial crisis, hurting results at most US-based multinationals.
European governments have chosen to join a nascent, Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in defiance of Washington's misgivings.
Britain leaving the European Union could result in a permanent loss of 2.2% of the country's gross domestic product by 2030, says a think-tank.
It won’t be an April Fool’s day joke next month when both petrol and electricity tariffs go up, directly affecting consumers' pockets.
If 25 countries cutting rates since the start of the year wasn't proof enough, a warning about the dollar's strength confirmed that the top central banks are fighting a currency war.
Eskom's chairperson faces the wrath of his board over terms of reference into the utility's inquiry, while allegations claim that he has been interfering in operations.
There should be as much opening up for Nigerian businesses in South Africa as there is in Nigeria for SA like MTN, says Nigerian vice-presidential candidate Yemi Osinbajo.
Farmers deserve a thank you, not a murder, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana told AfriForum during a meeting around safety of farmers and people in rural areas.
In the dying days of apartheid, the head of Eskom sat down with Nelson Mandela and asked him: when you take office, what are you going to do with Eskom?
S&P's credit rating agency downgraded Nigeria by a notch to B+ from BB- citing falling oil prices and political instability just a week before key general elections.
Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding from 09:00, which is likely to continue until 22:00.
Eskom's downgrade to junk status by Standard and Poor's is of "grave concern", the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry says.
Japan has signalled cautious approval of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, if conditions were met, and could join despite US's warning.
The UK has given Zimbabwe $72m to help increase food production by rural farmers over the next four years, as the country faces the prospect of poorer harvests due to inadequate rains.
One of the victims in a so-called black dollar scam was shocked to find that three lock-up safes supposedly filled with US dollars instead contained black paper, a Cape Town court has heard.
When it comes to politics, bankers tend to let their wallets guide their voting choices and next month's British national election will likely be no exception.
Geneva's public prosecutor will send $380m confiscated from the family of Nigeria's former military ruler Sani Abacha to Nigeria and close a 16-year investigation into his funds.
With drought on the way and agricultural policy a failure, things can only get worse for the embattled Zimbabwean economy, says Malcom Sharara.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says Eskom War Room members and business leaders among others plan to hold a "very thorough conversation" throughout the day.