The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) says government guarantees should not be used as an "easy option" to balance the books of state owned companies.
The Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) has dismissed the SA Chamber of Mines’ assertion that it submitted at a “very late stage” its papers seeking leave to intervene as co-applicants in its application for a review of the Mining Charter. This comes after the Chamber said earlier this week that it is not supporting the urgent applications […]
The Free State government has stressed that black business empowerment is the solution that will bring stability and fight unemployment in the country.
Businesses should expect a rise in armed robberies, cash in transit burglaries and ATM bombings ahead of the festive season.
The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) says government guarantees should not be used as an "easy option" to balance the books of state-owned companies.
The mining sector needs to empower its workers while also taking part in transforming the economy.
The Gauteng Health and Education Departments have been allocated the biggest chunk of the budget during Finance MEC Barbara Creecy's tabling of the Mid-Term Budget in the provincial legislature.
Limpopo's Treasury MEC, Rob Tooley will on Thursday present the mid-term budget at the Lebowakgomo legislature.
The changes in leadership at the National Treasury are impacting negatively on some key decision-making. The Treasury’s Deputy Director General, Ismail Momoniat, has revealed this in Parliament. He was briefing the Standing Committee on Appropriations on debt relief and recapitalisation of SAA and the Post Office. Momoniat was asked why the Treasury failed to act […]
The biggest employer at Sanddrift in the Richtersveld, on the border between South Africa and Namibia, has closed shop.
South African businesses operating in Zimbabwe are on high alert as political instability in that country continues.
The wage gap between the highest and lowest earners in South Africa is narrowing.
Ithala Bank and a major tyre manufacturer have officially launched a programme to equip and economically empower young people from the townships and rural communities.
Eskom board spokesperson Khulani Qoma has told the Parliamentary inquiry into the power utility that he was there when Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown appointed Matshela Koko as acting CEO.
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has lamented the resignation of the head of National Treasury’s budget office, deputy director-general Michael Sachs, saying that it was of “enormous concern”.
The SRC at the University of Cape Town has reiterated that the Fees Commission Report inhibits the poor from accessing tertiary education. President Jacob Zuma released the report on Monday. It recommends that students be funded through a cost-sharing model of government guaranteed loans from commercial banks. Outgoing SRC President, Sepati Tshabalala says, “The issue […]
Harmony Gold mine says it will approach the Labour Court in Johannesburg to seek an urgent interdict to get striking workers at the Kusasalethu mine, near Carltonville west of Johannesburg to return to work.
Vodacom says it has added 4.3 million new subscribers for the six months ending September 30, 2017 taking the network to 40-million subscribers.
R1,6 billion in mining contracts, awarded by the world's third largest platinum producer, Lonmin to the Bapo Ba Mogale community near Brits in the North West, are at risk of total collapse.
Vodacom says it will fully comply with the competition commission’s investigation into compliance on the national treasury's transversal contract for mobile communications services.
Finance ministry spokesperson, Mayiholme Tshwete says Michael Sachs has expressed an interest to move to other areas of government to continue serving the public in a different role.
The rand has lost more than 1% on Monday morning against the US dollar following unconfirmed media reports of the resignation of budget office head, Michael Sachs.
Trade union Bemawu has expressed shock at a bonus payment awarded to SABC acting group CEO Nomsa Philiso.
The Presidency says President Jacob Zuma has no plans to announce a programme for free higher education until he reviews the report of a commission studying the feasibility of such a programme.
National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete, says she will speed up processes in Parliament which deal with problems facing the taxi industry in the country.
Stakeholders from various sectors have pleaded with the Nersa to consider the impact of Eskom's latest application for tariff hikes.
Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has been confronted by questions about the Reserve Bank's independence among a host of issues being addressed at the SA Tomorrow Investor Conference in New York.
South Africa's rand eased on Friday, extending losses triggered on Thursday after comments by President Jacob Zuma raised concerns about higher spending on education, which would put added strain on the country's already stretched public finances.
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says United States investors are concerned with the country's fiscal consolidation, stabilizing the debt and political uncertainty that is hurting the country's economic growth prospects.
Oil markets were little changed on Friday, supported by on-going supply cuts and strong demand, although the prospect of rising US shale output capped prices around recent gains.