Groups representing the descendants of South Africa's earliest inhabitants, the Khoi and San, went to court on Wednesday to try to halt construction of Amazon's new 70 000-square metre Africa headquarters on land they regard as sacred.
World Bank President David Malpass on Wednesday criticized Microsoft's $69 billion takeover of gaming developer Activision Blizzard as a questionable allocation of capital at a time when poor countries are struggling to restructure debts and fight COVID-19 and poverty.
Strong US and European corporate results helped stock markets initially rebound on Wednesday, but rising crude prices kept inflation concerns alive and trading choppy even as bond yields eased after having touched fresh multiyear highs.
Experts say to achieve green energy, the mining sector will have to play an important role. This is because the resources needed to produce clean energy will have to be sourced largely through the sector.
Job security for those employed in the tourism sector along the Vaal River system at Bloemhof in North West has been severely compromised following flooding in the area.
Former Old Mutual Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Moyo says there was no conflict of interest on his part with regards to the dividend payment matter which resulted in his axing as CEO.
Statistics South Africa has released the consumer price index (CPI) for December, which rose to 5.9 percent year-on-year, compared with 5.5 percent in November.
Inflation in Britain rose faster than expected to a near 30-year high in December, intensifying a squeeze on living standards and putting pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates again.
Political analyst Dr Dale McKinley says that Bain & Company's withdrawal from Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) is an admission of a degree of guilt.
The $350 billion in coronavirus relief funds for state and local governments has allowed U.S. cities to respond stronger and more nimbly to an ever changing COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday.
Former Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo's case against Old Mutual is expected to continue in a virtual sitting of the High Court in Johannesburg on Wednesday morning.
A group of more than 100 billionaires and millionaires has issued a plea to political and business leaders convening virtually for the World Economic Forum: make us pay more tax.
Benchmark US Treasury yields jumped to two-year highs and major equity market indexes fell more than 1% on Tuesday as traders braced for the Federal Reserve to be more aggressive in tightening monetary policy to tackle inflation.
Former Old Mutual Chief Executive Officer Peter Moyo claims he did not know about a letter by NMT Group, a company in which he was a director, requesting Old Mutual to write off R4.8 million in debt interest payments owed to Old Mutual.
A R75-billion green ammonia export plant has been launched in the Coega Industrial Development Zone in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape.
The rand is slightly weaker, as the dollar strengthened amid expectations for several US Federal Reserve interest rate hikes this year.
A SPAC backed by ChinaMerchants Bank applied to list in Hong Kong late on Monday, the first company to do so since new rules allowing such listings took effect at the start of this year.
The yen edged higher ahead of the outcome of a central bank policy meeting on Tuesday, while the dollar seemingly ignored US Treasury yields hitting new near two-year highs on their return from a long weekend break.
Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says his city will reject the proposed electricity price increase by power utility Eskom to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says work to restore some train stations in the Western Cape has cost taxpayers about R60 million so far. He visited some of the train stations on the Northern Line to assess the renovations.
Economists say the Reserve Bank is likely to increase interest rates during its Monetary Policy Committee meeting next week.
Healthcare firm GlaxoSmithKline led London's FTSE 100 higher on Monday after rejecting a 50-billion-pound buyout offer for its consumer arm from Unilever, while energy and mining stocks also provided support.
Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says 881 152 employees have used normal sick leave and incapacity leave since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020.
South African Federation of Trade Unions' (SAFTU) General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he's relieved that Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel have agreed to investigate workers' allegations against diary producer, Clover.
City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities, James Vos says local economy will continue to suffer as long as lockdown regulations including curfew apply.
Britain's government will cut the BBC's funding by ordering a two-year freeze on the fee that people pay to watch the broadcaster, the Mail on Sunday reported.
South African Federation of Trade Unions' Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi says he's happy that Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has agreed to investigate workers allegations against dairy producer, Clover
A rough start to 2022 for US tech and growth stocks is raising stakes for upcoming earnings reports, as investors seek reasons to keep faith in the shares while bracing for US interest rate hikes.
The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) in Parliament has finally signed a salary wage agreement with Parliament following a long protracted deadlock with the employer. The agreement also extends to the nine Provincial Legislatures.
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will require retail and corporate employees to provide proof of a COVID-19 booster shot, The Verge reported on Saturday, citing an internal email.