Communications Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, says the SABC board has requested to be given until this Friday's board meeting to consider proposals aimed at avoiding a jobs bloodbath at the public broadcaster.
Some unemployed youth at Phokwane Municipality, in the Northern Cape, have accused the provincial Public Works Department of only hiring politically connected individuals to work in an Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) project in the area.
The American Chamber of Commerce says the travel ban that the US government has imposed on South Africa will not affect business between the two countries.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the R1.2 billion Tourism Equity Fund will be used to help the sector to bounce back from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to enable it to contribute to the country's economic recovery.
The US dollar fell across the board as riskier currencies found a firmer footing on Tuesday, a day after worries over vaccine rollouts and the outlook for US fiscal stimulus boosted demand for safe havens.
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its forecast for global economic growth in 2021 and said the coronavirus-triggered downturn last year - the biggest peacetime contraction since the Great Depression - would be nearly a full percentage point less severe than expected.
Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday as coronavirus deaths globally continued to rise and weighed on the demand outlook, but losses were capped by reports of a blast in Saudi Arabia.
The Western Cape Department of Economic Opportunities says visitor numbers at most of the province's popular tourist attractions dropped by more than 60% during the festive season. The situation has been blamed on the adjusted lockdown regulations.
The liquor industry says government has lost almost R60 billion in tax from the sector due to the liquor trading ban.
The Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is engaging with law enforcement and various other agencies, including the office of the Auditor-General, to ensure a thorough investigation into millions spent on decontaminating schools in the province.
African Bank has reported a net loss of R27 million for the year ended 30 September 2020.
Prosecutors in the VBS Mutual Bank case expect more arrests in connection with the estimated R2 billion looting at the bank.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has encouraged leaders across the globe to consider Africa for trade and business opportunities.
The Beer Association of South Africa has raised concerns that over 85% of craft brewers are at risk of shutting down permanently due to the negative economic impact of the third ban on alcohol.
Eight people accused in the R2-billion looting of VBS Mutual Bank are expected to appear at the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Oil prices eased on Tuesday, giving up some of the previous session’s gains, as hopes for rapid approval of new US economic stimulus faded while new coronavirus infections around the world mount up.
Some 8.8% of global working hours were lost last year due to the pandemic, roughly four times the number lost in the 2009 financial crisis, but there are “tentative signs” of recovery, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on Monday.
Billionaires including Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Tesla founder Elon Musk have seen their wealth soar during the COVID-19 pandemic while the world’s poor face years of hardship, charity Oxfam said on Monday as it demanded steps to tackle inequality.
Power utility Eskom says it has not been affected by Cyclone Eloise. The tropical cyclone started off the coast of Mozambique before moving inland affecting our neighbour Zimbabwe as well as Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and KwaZulu-Natal.
The Competition Commission says it will be investigating the exorbitant prices of ginger and garlic in the food retail market.
The African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa says they will work tirelessly to end poverty, inequality and unemployment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oil prices slipped for a second straight session on Monday as renewed COVID-19 lockdowns raised fresh concerns about global fuel demand.
Student protesters who urged world leaders at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos to “Stop (f)lying to us” must be pleased this year, at least as far as the flying is concerned.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he looked forward to working with new US President Joe Biden on their shared goals, including tackling climate change after their first phone call.
The Restaurant Association of South Africa has sent a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa requesting to meet with him on Monday.
The Dow and S&P 500 ended modestly lower on Friday, dragged down by losses in blue-chip technology stalwarts Intel and IBM following their quarterly results, as hopes for a full economic reopening in the coming months waned.
Oil prices fell on Friday, weighed down by a build in US crude inventories and worries that new pandemic restrictions in China will curb fuel demand in the world’s biggest oil importer.
Eskom says it has put in place contingency plans to protect the country's power supply against tropical storm Eloise that is expected to hit parts of South Africa, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe over the weekend.
The SABC welcomes the Labour Court's dismissal of the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union's application for leave to appeal on Friday.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) says it has put in place measures to ensure that the current labour action does not affect operations at the public broadcaster.