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Updated: 8 hours 37 min ago
After a two year rest, the eurozone is back in the financial markets' firing line over stagnating growth, low inflation and budget problems in France and Greece.
Mining magnate Bridgette Radebe has asked President Jacob Zuma not to sign the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act amendment bill into law.
China-owned Volvo Cars has said it would add 1 300 jobs at its main plant in Sweden, citing growing demand for its new cars.
Africa's under used gas reserves are set to play a big role in stemming the continent's crippling electricity void, a shift that should boost economies.
Wholesale trade sales have dropped 2.2% year-on-year in August, data from Statistics SA shows.
A steep plunge in the rouble, caused by sanctions and falling oil prices, has underlined Russia's heavy dependence on Western finance.
The government has refused to listen to the people of Gauteng regarding e-tolls, says the Congress of SA Trade Unions.
Cosatu, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance and the National Taxi Alliance are set to protest at Sanral's Pretoria office, including the burning of e-tags and bills.
Motor vehicle sales in nominal terms has increased by 1.8% year-on-year in August, according Statistics SA.
A quarter of South Africans regularly suffer from hunger, according to a new study.
Motorists can expect to pay less for petrol in November, as declines in global petroleum prices have outweighed a spike in the exchange rate, says the AA.
Diamond producer De Beers has signed a three-year wage deal with the National Union of Mineworkers, narrowly avoiding strikes.
Fitch ratings agency has put the EU's €500bn bailout fund on review for a possible downgrade, triggered by concerns over France's budget deficit battle.
Indigenisation Minister Francis Nhema says all foreign banks operating in Zimbabwe, with one exception, have complied with the country’s indigenisation laws.
South Africa faces a further credit downgrade because government is actively destroying capital in the region of R100bn annually, says chief economist Dawie Roodt.
Public sector workers are not overpaid, greedy and concerned only with their own welfare, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.
Capitalism works properly only when the market is truly free, says Leopold Scholtz.
Botswana's only power station has broken down, leaving the world's biggest diamond producer entirely dependent on power imports from Eskom.
This is where you can buy Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, Benetton or Ralph Lauren items for a fraction of the price, but there's a catch: the clothes are second-hand.
Comments by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene have confirmed expectations he will cut economic growth forecasts, while predicting a wider budget deficit.