Power play in Mozambique

Eskom asks for extra 12.6% tariff hike: NERSA

Eskom has asked for an extra 12.61 per cent increase in electricity tariffs.

Gautrain wars could leave thousands stranded

According to Gautrain spokesperson Kesagee Nayager, the dispute has been taken to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) which is scheduled to meet on the 11 July 2016.

S.Africa’s rand weakens 1.5 pct after watchdog comments over cenbank

South Africa's rand fell more than 1.5 percent on Monday after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane recommended changes to the constitution.

StarSat, the affordable option

StarSat, formerly known as TopTV, launched in November in a bid to bring the South African market a more affordable Pay-TV option.
MTN expects a 20 and 25 per cent increase in its interim earnings

MTN S.Africa CEO resigns

Farroukh joined MTN in 2006, with the acquisition of Investcom.

Zimbabwe’s financial system is living on borrowed time – and borrowed...

Roger Southall | University of the Witwatersrand Zimbabwe’s financial system increasingly resembles a house of cards. Were one card to give way – for instance, if South Africa’s...

Angola seeks $10 bln new external debt this year: sources

Angola plans to borrow 10 billion US dollars in additional external debt, including issuing a debut 1.5 billion US dollars Eurobond.

South Africa consumer confidence slips as growth concerns weigh

South Africa's consumer confidence slipped deeper into negative territory in the second quarter, highlighting households' concerns about the weak outlook for the economy, a...

Brand marketing starts with consumer

The consumer ultimately dictates the marketing strategies and concepts that a company employs.
S.Africa seeks to limit foreign land ownership – minister

S.Africa’s tourism sector could lose billions due to new visa policy

South Africa’s new immigration regulations could cost the tourism sector billions of rand in revenue.

SARS records growth in tax compliance levels

South African Revenue Service has recorded growth in the levels of tax compliance in the country with 5.32 million income tax returns.

Sasol fined 533 million rand for overpricing

Sasol Chemical Industries, a subsidiary of Sasol has been found guilty for overcharging domestic customers excessive prices.
South African police minister says case lodged against Malema for "reckless" speech

South Africa's opposition EFF party ejected from parliament for trying to...

The EFF argued that Zuma was not fit to address the house after recent court decisions against the president.

S.Africa’s consumers urged to lodge effective complaints

South Africa’s consumers certainly complain, but whether or not they complain effectively is another question.

Glencore increases debt reduction target, deepens spending cuts

The London-listed company said it now targets net debt of $18 billion to $19 billion by the end of 2016.

S.Africa’s credit regulator fights for consumer rights

The National Credit Regulator and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) have partnered to protect the image of credit consumers.
'Blade Runner' Pistorius to be sentenced for murdering girlfriend

South Africa to appeal 'shockingly lenient' Pistorius sentence

The Paralympic gold medallist was sentenced in July for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013. At the time, some legal experts described the prison term as lenient.

Zimbabwe takes steps to boost its fragile economy

Zimbabwe lifts restrictions on the export of key mineral commodities.
Opinion: Zimbabwe: 2016

Zimbabwe trims growth forecast

Parliament's budget deficit has already overshot the target.

Lesotho’s prime minister concedes election defeat: government statement

Lesotho's prime minister Pakalitha Mosisili has conceded defeat in a parliamentary election to his opponent Thomas Thabane, the government said, easing concerns of political...