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S.African police deployed to platinum belt to protect miners

Platinum producer Lonmin cuts jobs and costs

The company said labour costs fell 194 million rand ($11.8 million) in the last three months of 2015 after it shed 5,077 jobs, or 84.6 percent of its planned reduction in head count.
Africa’s 2nd largest economy can go back to golden days

S.A is now Africa’s third largest economy

An eyeball comparison shows that Nigeria’s currency is overvalued at 200/$ and SA is also far behind Egypt, based on the official EGP and spot ZAR rates.
Mozambique's Nyusi fires deputy central bank governor: presidency

Mozambique's Nyusi fires deputy central bank governor: presidency

De Abreu has been deputy governor of the Bank of Mozambique since Dec. 2010
Is failed economics behind S.Africa’s racial tensions?

Is failed economics behind S.Africa’s racial tensions?

Political analyst, Shawn Hagedorn, says people should step back and accept that various sections of the community have legitimate interests.

S&P warns South Africa of downgrade over weak growth, state firm...

S&P said South Africa was in danger of missing its fiscal targets.
South Africa's rand firmer

S.Africa's rand weakens as global market sell-off resumes

S.Africa's rand weakened in early trade on Tuesday as an oil price plunge swung global markets away from riskier assets.
S.Africa's PPI slows to 7.2% year-on-year in August

This is how the weak rand will knock S.Africans

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has more to do to salvage the country from impending 'potential' ratings downgrade.
South Africa's Implats says output impact unclear from fatal fire

South Africa's Implats says output impact unclear from fatal fire

The shaft, part of Implat's Rustenburg operations northwest of Johannesburg, remains closed.
RMI delivers increase despite challenging environment

The impact of a weak rand on insurance brokerage fees

How is a weak rand affecting the insurance sector?
S.Africa's rand eases after Fed taper decision

How a weaker rand hurts S.Africa

South Africa’s currency lost 26% of its value in the six months after turmoil gripped Chinese markets in June 2015.
South Africa's rand falls to record low on strong U.S. jobs data

South Africa's rand steadies, domestic rate decision in focus

Stocks were up slightly in early trade, with the broader All-share index and the blue-chip Top-40 each edging up.
South Africa's NUM union warns Eskom to allow strikes

Africa’s largest electricity producer aims to create an Uber-like electricity app

The General Manager of the centre, Barry MacColl, says the power utility is researching ways of producing cheaper electricity.
Franchising in S.Africa expected to thrive in 2016

Franchising in S.Africa expected to thrive in 2016

“Investing now means having a head start and being rewarded for being an ‘early initiator’ rather than a ‘late adopter’.”
South Africa's rand firmer

S.Africa's rand to track global markets as market awaits rate call

South Africa's rand was mostly flat against the dollar in early Friday trade.
U.S oil major Chevron looks to dispose of 75 pct of S.African business

U.S oil major Chevron looks to dispose of 75 pct of...

Chevron has already disposed of several assets in Africa's top crude exporter Nigeria, as oil majors globally looked to cut costs.
R2.5 bn assigned to erase historical university debt for S.A poor

R2.5 bn assigned to erase historical university debt for S.A poor

The government will increase NSFAS funding by R5 billion ($301 million) this year.
South Africa's Finmin says new investment law no 'deal-breaker'

South Africa's Finmin says new investment law no 'deal-breaker'

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan defends controversial investment law.
South Africa's rand slips as U.S. Fed hike bets return

S.Africa central bank facing dilemma over growth, inflation: governor

The SARB governor said the bank was facing a policy dilemma of slow growth and rising inflation ahead of a decision on interest rates.
Africa’s 2nd largest economy can go back to golden days

Africa’s 2nd largest economy can go back to golden days

The United States Consulate hosted a panel discussion focusing on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in South Africa.
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