The project is seen as key to boosting electricity security in the south west African country.
Budgeted at 336 billion rand.
Zambia's inflation rose to its highest in six years.
Growth in private sector credit demand in South Africa slowed to 8.39 percent year-on-year in September.
Formal inquiry into the M1 bridge collapse could take around six months to yield results.
S.Africa's unemployment rate rose to 25.5 percent in the third quarter of the year from 25 percent in the three months to June.
S.Africa has launched an association for young black entrepreneurs to boost the processing and manufacturing of rough diamonds.
Can South Africa afford free tertiary education?
PetroSA, is looking to sell up to 49 percent equity stakes in around 10 offshore blocks.
South Africa's rand was slightly weaker against the dollar on Tuesday, trailing its emerging market peers.
JSE has dropped an investigation into an insider trading claim made against the former chairman of Advtech.
BMF's Godfrey Maja believes there has been a "dismissive attitude" towards the students' demand for free education.
Shares in South Africa's MTN dropped more than 5 percent on Monday after an unconfirmed report in Nigeria.
S.African media firm Naspers will sell its holdings in two Czech online businesses for $201 million.
Can the universities make further concessions as University of the Witwatersrand students strike continues?
It was a week that redefined South Africa's history forever.
The national student movement, hashtag #FeesMustFall, has reached a victory as President announced no increment for the 2016 academic year.
The movement will eventually go far beyond tuition fee increases, inequality, transformation and injustice.
South Africa's rand was steady against the dollar on Friday after heavy losses earlier in the weak after a downbeat medium term budget.
Thousands of South African students demanding lower university fees gathered on Friday.