Panyaza calls on police, govt depts, NGOs to help secure schools
More than a thousand delegates from various spheres of government met in Boksburg on Wednesday to come up with a common strategy to protect learning institutions.
Corporal punishment out, but police boss calls for stricter measures at schools
Delegates at a summit told officials of gangsterism, teachers and pupils being assaulted and even parents being beaten up by their own children.
SA headline consumer inflation rises to 4.5%
Statistics SA says month-on-month basis prices rose 0.8% - the same rate as in the previous month.
Moody’s: Strength of SA's finance sector balances well against weak growth
Moody's said that the country is still facing a few major problems, including persistently low growth and high unemployment.
Moody’s decision on SA's credit rating widely welcomed
Moody's said it expects South Africa's credit profile to remain in line with those of other BAA3-rated sovereign nations.
Rand boosted as Moody’s leaves SA’s rating unchanged
In its credit opinion report, which does not constitute a rating action, Moody's says South SA's credit rating remained at BAA3, the lowest rung of investment grade, with a stable outlook.
Moody's says SA still rated investment grade
Moody's says the current rating off BAA3 is supported by a diversified economy, a sound macro-economic policy framework and a deep pool of domestic investors.
Magashule mulls legal action against author Pieter-Louis Myburgh
The former Free State premier is at the centre of a new book by Pieter-Louis Myburgh titled 'Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule's Web of Capture'.
BRICS bank approves $790m for 3 SA projects
A bank official has told Reuters that $480 million is aimed at Eskom’s Medupi power station.
Busa: Moody’s rating delay gives SA chance to improve on policy reforms
Moody’s Investors Service was expected to release its rating on Friday evening but opted to postpone the announcement.
Concerns that businesses may shut down, jobs lost if load shedding continues
Some businesses say that if the situation doesn't change soon they will need to close, putting workers on the street.
Load shedding will hurt SA's economic growth, say economists
While economists and business leaders agree that it is difficult to quantify exactly how much turnover has been lost by business due to load shedding, there is consensus that the amount runs into billions of rands.
Parly to be briefed on status of probe into Steinhoff scandal
An internal PricewaterhouseCoopers report has been released on the company's transgressions and various parliamentary committees are keen to talk to Steinhoff about this.
Question marks over future of traditional banking after Standard Bank jobs bomb
Labour economist Andrew Levy says the impact of technology on banks and a change in the fundamental business structure has now led to jobs being lost.
DTI partners with World Bank to enhance foreign direct investment
Department Director-General Lionel October said support from the World Bank and its development partners will promote South Africa's growth.
AYO Technology takes CIPC to court over R4.3bn PIC deal
This after the CIPC issued a compliance notice to the directors at the PIC demanding they recoup R4.3 billion that the PIC invested in AYO together with interest for six months.
Zuma on SSA claims: 'I feel nothing when apartheid spies call me corrupt'
Jacob Zuma has responded to claims that he had used the intelligence services for his own political and personal interests.
Buthelezi says culture of corruption has created disrespect for rule of law
IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi unveiled the 44-year-old organisation’s elections manifesto at the Chatsworth Stadium on Sunday afternoon.