Illegal small scale miners in the Sekhukhune district of Limpopo have called on the Mineral Resources Department to issue them with mining permits.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment will not be scrapped.
South Africa's Central Bank cut its main lending rate as expected on Thursday, but it struck cautious tone that suggested future cuts in borrowing costs were not a foregone conclusion despite benign inflation.
The Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee has decided to cut the interest rate by 25 basis points.
The rand is trading at R13.99 to the dollar, R17.45 to pound sterling and R15.72 to the euro.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has defended the National Prosecuting Authority's attempts to seek private funding, saying its choices are limited.
Net interest income, the difference between interest earned from lending and how much the bank pays for deposits, rose 6% last year.
Former PIC CEO Dr Dan Matjila has denied receiving R5 million cash from VBS in return for facilitating funding for the now defunct mutual bank.
Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust US retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound.
On Tuesday former PIC CEO Dan Matjila told the inquiry in Pretoria that the PIC's Investment in Steinhoff was significant and deeply regrettable - and he will take full responsibility as the former head of the corporation.
The Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola says it is the responsibility of both the public and private sectors to encourage transformation in the judiciary to promote social cohesion.
Former Public Investment Corporation (PIC) CEO Dan Matjila told the PIC Commission that the losses incurred through the Corporation's investment in Steinhoff were significant and deeply regrettable.
Former Public Investment Corporation CEO Dan Matjila has told the inquiry into the PIC that he does not see anything wrong or unethical in meeting a cabinet minister.
Former PIC CEO Dan Matjila continues with his testimony on Tuesday.
Facebook Inc said it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed.
Productivity has improved at the Port of Ngqura in Port Elizabeth following a two weeks "go slow" by workers over incentives.
Eskom's Group Treasurer Andre Pillay has become the latest high-profile resignation from the struggling power utility.
Europe's stock markets rose in early deals on Monday despite data showing that China's economy grew at its weakest pace in nearly three decades, slammed by the US trade war.
The Commission of Inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation which is expected to wrap up its findings this month.
The Commission of Inquiry into the PIC, which is expected to wrap up its findings in July, will on Monday continue to hear evidence from former PIC CEO Dan Matjila.
Asian markets slipped on Monday as data showed China's economy growing at its weakest pace in nearly three decades, hit by the US trade war, while investors debate the depth of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate cut.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, which is subject to United States (US) sanctions over concerns about its ties to the government in Beijing, is planning to make major job cuts at its US operations, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
The ongoing "go-slow" strike by workers at the Port of Ngqura in the Nelson Mandela Bay area is having a negative effect on industries that are the main economic drivers in the Eastern Cape.
The company that makes Stella Artois and Budweiser has scrapped its planned listing in Hong Kong, cancelling what would have been the world's largest initial public offering this year.
The SABC has refuted the contents of a Sunday Times article which indicates that the public broadcaster plans to cut a third of its staff.
At rallies and whistle-stop campaign tours, President Donald Trump proclaims a renaissance in US factories rebuilding the nation with "American steel," "American heart" and "American hands."
The United States Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Zimbabwe’s energy regulator has raised petrol and diesel prices by up to 16%, the fourth increase this year, after the finance minister said fuel was considerably cheaper than in neighbouring countries. President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the biggest fuel price hike in January, a 150% increase, which sparked deadly protests by financially struggling Zimbabweans that left […]
It started as a simple sales promotion, but Amazon's Prime Day has now morphed into a major phenomenon joined by scores of retailers jockeying with the US colossus for a bigger slice of the e-commerce pie.
United States (US) regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.