Repo rate hiked to stop inflation spiral
Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago announced that the repo rate will increase by 25 basis points.
Economists on the fence over interest rate announcement
The Monetary Policy Committee will today announce whether or not it will hike interest rates.
Slight uptick in annual inflation
Statistics South Africa says inflation stands at 4,7 percent for June.
SAA refutes claims of new CEO
SAA is among a number of parastatals that have seen changes in top management over the past year.
Block of flats near Beyers Naude Drive on fire
It’s not yet clear how many flats are on fire and what the cause is.
Four Eskom execs cleared of wrongdoing
They were suspended to allow for a transparent investigation into the troubles plaguing the power utility.
Positive reactions to Iran nuclear deal trickle in
Under the new deal, weapons inspectors will have unlimited access to nuclear sites.
Drop in oil price to bring relief to motorists
Lower oil prices are likely to last well into next year because of the massive over supply.
SA's image tarnished by recent news headlines
A survey says the al-Bashir & Fifa scandals and the xenophobic attacks have damaged the country's image.
Amplats jobs on the line
Amplats says it plans to overhaul a number of its mines, which could lead to up 420 jobs being lost.
'SA shouldn't have been asked to arrest al-Bashir'
Gwede Mantashe says arresting him would have damaged relations with other African countries.
‘Israeli armed forces & Palestinian militants may be guilty of war crimes’
United Nations investigators say both sides failed to protect civilians.
State of Greek banks spark fears
Reports say capital flight from beleaguered Greek banks this week alone could be more than €3bn.
‘Today was a sad day for the country’
Baleka Mbete was forced to adjourn Jacob Zuma’s Q&A session as the EFF recited ‘pay back the money’.
Zuma’s Q&A session adjourned amidst chaos in Parliament
EFF MPs demanded to know when Jacob Zuma intends paying back the money spent on Nkandla.
Chaos erupts ahead of Zuma's Q&A session in Parliament
The president was about to answer the first question when EFF MPs brought up the Nkandla debacle.
Govt admits power problems hurt GDP growth
Nhlanhla Nene says that although Eskom is making swift progress, the economy is suffering.
Fitch: SA faces downgrade unless power issues addressed
The agency decided on Friday to keep its rating unchanged at BBB, 2 notches above junk status.