Four in ten mining companies could shut down if Eskom's demand for a 15% tariff hike is met, that's according to the Minerals Council South Africa.
European and US stock markets leapt on Friday as positive signs emerged from US-China trade talks aimed at averting an escalation of a tariff war between the world's top two economies.
Uber Technologies Inc had $50 billion in total bookings for its ride-service and food-delivery businesses last year, a testament to the size and global reach of the company as it prepares to woo investors in one of the biggest public stock listings to date.
Isuzu Motors South Africa has just celebrated its first year as a fully fledged local vehicle manufacturer after taking over the operations of General Motors.
Finanance Minister, Tito Mboweni, is expected to present a budget with growth enhancing reforms when he delivers his budget speech next week.
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has raised concern about the lack of security at the Gloria Coal Mine in Middelburg in Mpumalanga which he feels led to the illegal miners gaining entry to the facility and becoming trapped.
The chief executive officer of telecoms group MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa’s MTN Group, has been deported from the East African country over national security concerns, Ugandan police said on Friday.
Sibanye-Stillwater announced that over 6000 jobs are at risk of being cut at two of its gold mines - Shafts, in Beatrix in the Free State and Driefontein, west of Johannesburg.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will announce government measures to assist Eskom to stabilise its finances.
The S&P 500 and the Dow slipped while the Nasdaq posted a slim gain on Thursday as investors struggled to square grim retail sales data with hopes that high-level talks in Beijing could resolve the ongoing US-China trade dispute.
Two district municipalities in the Eastern Cape, OR Tambo and Alfred Nzo, are at loggerheads over seven commercial farms worth more than R59 million bought near Kokstad.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated that the unbundling of Eskom is not the path to privatisation.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has launched its first business current affairs programme which is set to air weekly on DStv channel 404.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the formation of a special committee to oversee operations at Eskom. As the country endures a fifth consecutive day of power outages, the President says the committee will provide daily reports to him.
Eskom says it will implement stage 2 loadshedding on Thursday until 22:00. The power utility has implemented loadshedding for four days already.
Preparations have begun for the recovery mission of the 22 people trapped underground at the Gloria coal mine in Middleburg, Mpumalanga.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to announce more plans on how to solve Eskom's power crisis on Thursday. This after Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, told Parliament that the power utility needed a cash injection by April in order to survive.
The Minerals Council of South Africa says the ongoing loadshedding is likely to affect production in the ailing mining sector. The council says the power outages have put mines under increasing pressure to stay afloat, following months of production decline and dropping commodity prices.
Renault's board of directors is, on Wednesday, expected to deny stock options and other compensation to former CEO Carlos Ghosn worth nearly 10 million euros, sources with knowledge of the matter told AFP.
Despite a fall in overall profits the world's second largest brewer recorded growing sales in major markets last year, although it warned that 2019 could be "volatile".
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he hopes for "productive" trade meetings in China this week, as the two countries seek to hammer out an agreement amid a festering dispute that has seen both level tariffs at each other.
Economist Henk Lagenhoven says mining companies will be faced with two major obstacles on Wednesday - Eskom's Stage3 load shedding and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) nationwide strike against job losses.
Eskom says it will resume Stage -3 loadshedding starting from 8:00 to 23: 00 on Wednesday.
Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has called on all workers in the country to join its national strike on Wednesday.
South Africa's unemployment remains one of the highest in the world despite some improvement in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Eskom's heavy loadshedding is having a devastating effect on small businesses across the country with many saying they are being forced to curtail production.
Presidential Envoy, Mcebisi Jonas says government will have to manage its finances and debts very well in the next few years if the country wants to avoid further downgrade and IMF bail outs.
Economists say they remain extremely worried about the recent rotational load shedding announced by Eskom.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expecting a detailed report from Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan about the Eskom crisis when he returns home from the African Union Summit in Ethiopia.
The rate of unemployment is expected to have improved slightly in the fourth quarter on the back of seasonal hiring. Jobs data will be released on Tuesday.