Lonmin said on Friday it was planning to close or mothball several mine shafts, putting 6,000 South African jobs at risk.
A South African woman seeking advice on Twitter about buying a driver's licence got more than she bargained for on Wednesday when her inquiry caught the eye of police minister and prolific tweeter Fikile Mbalula.
The FNB valuers market strength index has perceived a steadily improving market balance in South Africa, John Loos has said.
Steinhoff, a $22 billion furniture conglomerate which has lost out in two high profile takeover battles already this year.
Prominent Zimbabwe clergyman promises to deliver many from poverty and other sicknesses as he comes to S.Africa for a huge rally.
Eskom has asked for an extra 12.61 per cent increase in electricity tariffs.
South African power utility Eskom said on Friday it had implemented rolling blackouts in some parts of the country.
Curro has warned shareholders to trade with caution after it confirmed its bid to buyout ADvTECH.
China will help Zimbabwe build special economic zones and industrial parks to jump-start exports and a struggling economy.
South Africa's rand traded close to the previous day's seven-week low against the dollar on Thursday, hurt by investor concerns.
Moody’s assumes the Angolan government does not intend to default on its debt after ambiguous wording in official statements, the ratings agency said in a research report.
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The statement said "all processes of evaluation, negotiation and sale of any assets" had been suspended with immediate effect.
South African products affected would include oranges, macadamia nuts, wine and citrus, U.S. data shows.
The Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2014 wage negotiations for the leather tanning sector.
Moody's said on Wednesday it expects South Africa to avoid sliding into a recession this year, despite signs that the economy is struggling.
The increase in the dividend withholding tax will mainly affect smaller companies whose shareholders can substitute between salaries and dividends.
South Africa's rand treaded a narrow range against the dollar in cautious trade ahead of local economic growth data.
Stocks opened slightly firmer, with the JSE securities exchange's Top-40 index up 0.5 percent from Tuesday's close.