Consumers are being warned against falling into a debt trap as festive season shopping kicks off at the end of the month.
British singer Robbie Williams is getting into the festive cheer, announcing on Friday he would release his first-ever Christmas album this holiday season.
Being Santa Claus is an all-year job if you ask the 150 Santas from around the world who have left Rudolph and the elves at home to make early Christmas preparations at their annual meet in Denmark.
Shares in Woolworths fell more than 8 percent on Thursday after the South African department store operator posted slower half-year sales growth and said it expected its headline earnings to drop by 5 percent in the period.
Residents in Pretoria are feeling very festive and the Christmas lights and decorations at the Danville lighthouse west of the city are testimony to that.