Mixed reaction to repo rate hike
Yesterday, the Reserve Bank announced that interest rates will increase to 6.25% as of today.
Zuma: Glenn Mashinini is not my friend
Mashinini was appointed to head the IEC despite opposition MPs raising concerns about his closeness to Zuma.
German police make two more arrests linked to #ParisAttacks
This brings to 7 the total number of arrests made today in connection with last Friday's deadly events.
#ParisAttacks UPDATE: German authorities confirm 5 arrested
German police have confirmed they’ve arrested two more suspects linked to the deadly Paris attacks.
World mourns victims of Paris deadly attacks
Civilians in cities including New York, Toronto and Chicago held vigils in solidarity with Parisians.
Paris counts cost of “worst attack since World War II”
129 people are dead, 352 wounded and 99 are in a critical condition.
Paris attacks condemned, over 150 dead
Around seven attacks were reported around Paris with gunmen shooting people having dinner.
The world's most prosperous countries ranked
The UK-based Legatum Institute has released its prosperity index for the year, which ranks 142 countries.
Rand continues to slide against major currencies
US jobs data and statements from the Federal Reserve have had a profound effect on the rand.
Zuma & Merkel discuss refugee crisis in Europe
The pair discussed a variety of issues in Berlin, with the two agreeing they have a lot in common.
Rand loses major ground against dollar
The rand was trading at around 14,12 to the dollar and 21,31 to the pound earlier on Friday.
Shares plummet as VW reports fresh problems
VW reported irregularities in carbon dioxide emission levels that could affect about 800,000 cars in Europe.
US sends Special Forces troops into Syria to fight Isis
Russia has already established a military base and has been targeting Isis.
‘Petrol may decrease by up to 22c per litre in November’
However, the diesel price looks to set to only drop by around eight cents a litre.
Economists warn job creation should be stepped up
Nedbank economist Isaac Matshego says with poor growth companies are under pressure.
SA unemployment rises to 25.5 percent
Statistics South Africa says 5.4 million people are without work in the formal labour sector.
#FeesMustFall: Cops clear parliamentary precinct
Earlier police and students clashed in chaotic scenes.
Nene: SA's economic growth has slowed
The finance minister says the local economy faces a number of challenges.