CPI eases to 4% in July from 4.5%
The consumer price inflation eased to 4,0% in July 2019 from 4,5% in June 2019, data released by StatsSA on Wednesday showed.
MTN forced to shut down 53 towers over vandalism
A number of towers have been affected over the past few months with thieves stealing batteries.
Jordan asks SA to secure release of kidnapped businessmen
Reports say a ransom demand has been made. But not much is known about the details surrounding the kidnapping.
Police probe motive behind murder of KZN councillor
Mthembeni Majola is the latest politician to be shot dead in the province.
Moody’s: Change is urgently needed at Eskom
The agency has given its view on the country’s power producer and the role it plays in economic growth.
Denel sees light at the end of liquidity tunnel
Denel officials have now met with the Public Enterprises Department and said progress has been made in turning around the state-owned enterprise.
Sarb: Africapacity must get banking license in order to buy VBS Bank
VBS was placed into liquidation by the High Court of South Africa last November and its banking activities and license suspended.
Stats SA: EC, Mpumalanga have the highest unemployment rates
Statistician-general Risenga Maluleke released the quarterly labour force survey, which showed that unemployment rose to 29% in the second quarter of this year.
Economists monitoring Moody's in wake of Fitch ratings decision
On Friday, Fitch announced that it was changing its outlook for South Africa from stable to negative and also kept South Africa's long-term foreign and local currency debt on BB plus.
Fitch revises SA outlook to negative, affirms BB+ rating
Fitch said South Africa's outlook revision reflects a marked widening in the budget deficit as a result of lower GDP growth and increased spending.
Sarb decision to cut repo rate broadly welcomed
Governor Lesetja Kgayango announced on Thursday that the rate had been cut to 6.5%.
Stronger rand, improved inflation outlook factors in repo rate cut
Those in debt have received some relief on Thursday afternoon with the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) decreasing the repo to 6.5%.
South Africans pay tribute to veteran musician Johnny Clegg
Clegg died at his family home on Tuesday at the age of 66 after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015.
Modise refers EFF disruption at Gordhan budget vote to subcommittee
The referral by the Speaker follows her receipt of a briefing on what transpired during the sitting from house chairperson Matlala Boroto who presided over the debate last week.
Police searching for motive behind Marc Batchelor's murder
The former footballer was gunned down in Olivedale in what appears to have been a hit.
Struggling ArcelorMittal SA to cut more than 2,000 jobs
It said more significant measures had become necessary, including a review of staffing levels, together with other interventions.
Eskom ready to enter talks with Zesa to recover money after R140m payment
Eskom said that it would now work towards a mutually beneficial solution regarding money still owed by the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa).
Power cuts set to continue in Zim if debts not settled, Eskom says
State power company Zesa Holdings LTD has admitted that the power crisis looks set to continue until it clears its debts.