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Britain's oil industry is facing the threat of a cascade of North Sea rig closures, unless ageing platforms can urgently source more gas.
The head of banking giant HSBC has warned that uncertainty over the economic future of Scotland could lead to capital flight if it votes for independence.
The failure of African Bank would not see it lower its ratings for the five biggest SA banks as the likelihood of contagion is limited, says Fitch.
North Sea oil has been at the centre of fierce debate over Scotland's future ahead of an independence vote next month.
A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting concerns in addressing food safety in the country.
South Africans must not buy stolen goods, not pay bribes and not take something that does not belong to them, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
There is no doubting the immense achievement that the Daqing oil fields represented, the first fields developed entirely with Chinese expertise.
More than $30bn will be invested initially in Mozambique's natural gas sector to build capacity to produce 20 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas.
President Robert Mugabe is set to depart for Beijing for a $4bn cash bailout, confirming Zimbabwe’s quest for Chinese aid to ease the country's economic meltdown.
In the escalating dispute between Russia and the West over Ukraine, a group of businessmen with Kremlin connections are emerging as likely beneficiaries.
The Eastern Cape High Court has dismissed an application for a class action certification in the R699 car scheme case, says a lawyer representing consumers.
Do policymakers actually consider improving trade performance, asks Geoffrey Chapman.
The private sector is too slow to transform and must be able to deal with apartheid moving forward, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.
Continued violent attacks on Western Cape trains may force the Passenger Rail Agency of SA to suspend services, says CEO Mosenngwa Mofi.
Eskom's new CEO Tshediso Matona has his work out cut out for him, says Mzwandile Jacks.
South Africa is set to get nine tugboats, including the world's most powerful, over the next four years, and all will be built in Durban.
It is important to separate downgrades from the health of the banking system and the Reserve Bank's commitment to financial stability, says an economist.
US authorities hit Bank of America with a record $16.65bn fine for selling billions of dollars in high-risk mortgage securities disguised as solid investments.
The State Owned Entities Communicators Association has welcomed the appointment of Tshediso Matona as Eskom's new chief executive.
The government has given assurances that proposed pension reforms will not see the state nationalise pension funds or prevent withdrawals when workers change jobs.