Labour federation Congress of South African Trade Unions says it is disappointed that parliament and the government will not be ready to implement the long delayed national minimum wage by May 1.
Western Cape Agriculture and Economic Opportunities Minister, Alan Winde, says his R834 million budget speech focusses on mitigating the effects of the crippling drought and disease in the industry.
Journalists at former Gupta-owned ANN7 news channel and The NewAge newspaper were on Tuesday considering a go-slow because they have not been paid.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday launch a youth employment service aimed at empowering unemployed young South Africans.
Government says the much anticipated implementation of the National Minimum Wage Bill will not be happening on the first of May this year as planned.
The decision not to downgrade South Africa could spell a return of foreign investments through the JSE in to our equities and RSA government bonds.
The Ivory Coast is once again the setting of one of the biggest gatherings global investors and bankers.
The tourism sector is now the second biggest in terms of job creation, ranking only below agriculture in the country's economy.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) invites learners who are interested in investment and stock markets to register for their 2018 JSE Investment Challenge.
DA's Shadow Minister of Transport says security personnel have also dropped by 30 percent, with Prasa losing 823 Metrorail train coaches and 565 from Shosholoza Meyl.
The dollar slipped to a 16-month low against the Japanese yen on Monday, pressured by lingering fears of a global trade war and caution towards political developments in Tokyo. The U.S. currency traded at 104.835 yen after falling to 104.560, its weakest since November 2016. The dollar had already slumped 1.2 percent versus its Japanese […]
The South African business delegation taking part in the outward trade and investment mission in Nigeria has visited the Lekki free trade zone, a privately-owned free trade zone outside Lagos, as part of the site visit programme.
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologised to Britons on Sunday over a “breach of trust”, taking out full page advertisements in British newspapers after a political consultancy got its hands on data on 50 million users. “We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can’t, we don’t deserve it,” said the advert, signed […]
The Treasury says the government should continue to work diligently on practical steps to provide necessary policy certainty.
The decision by Moody’s Investors Service to confirm South Africa’s credit rating at investment grade and to change the outlook from negative to stable affirms the work of the African National Congress-led government.
Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook on Saturday called for "calm heads" and more open trade, amid rising fears of a trade war between the United States and China.
There's relief among South Africans as rating agency Moody's gives the country another stay of execution.
South Africa will know by the end of Friday whether credit rating agency Moody’s will downgrade it to so-called junk status or not. Economists say if Moody’s retains South Africa’s foreign and domestic currency debt at investment grade that is above junk – the investment community will see that as approval for President Cyril Ramaphosa. […]
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday, expressed concern that workers at the Gupta-owned Optimum and Koornfontein mines have not yet been paid.
A young South African social entrepreneur has urged the government and the private sector to support young entrepreneurs through capital and access to markets to enable small business ideas to take flight.
Addressing students at UNISA Thabo Mbeki said free trade area is necessary but will be difficult to implement.
Moody’s next review on South Africa’s credit rating, expected on Friday, will be the first real test of whether investors and ratings agencies are happy with policy direction under new president Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa takes pride in the fact that it signed the free trade agreement that took place in Kigali.
Business Leadership SA (BLSA) believes South Africa will avoid being downgraded to junk status by Moody's on Friday.
The AU is to hold another summit in Mauritania in July where countries with reservations on signing the AfCFTA agreement can make their choice.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the signing of the Africa Free Trade Area Agreement, will present a major trade and investment opportunities for South African countries.
African leaders agreed on Wednesday to form a $3 trillion continental free-trade zone encompassing 1.2 billion people, but its two biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, did not sign up, diminishing its impact. The African Union started talks in 2015 to establish a 55-nation bloc that would be the biggest in the world by member […]
More than forty African Heads of State have signed an agreement in the Rwandan capital Kigali for the establishment of a Free Trade agreement that will create the world's largest market.
Saftu says the proposed new labour law amendments will effectively make it impossible for workers to organise a strike.
SABC Board Chairperson Bongumusa Makhatini says allegations that some Board members are involved in an irregular security tender at the public broadcaster, are being investigated.