Nedbank Cup quarter-finalists Black Leopards are not yet safe from relegation. Leopards went up to 13th spot on the ABSA Premiership log after a goal-less draw against Highlands Park in Venda on Sunday afternoon.
Measures have been introduced by Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, to reduce the public sector's massive wage bill by R27-billion over three years.
Hosts Spain were handed a difficult draw as they were placed in what looks like by far the toughest group for this year's inaugural Davis Cup Finals at a ceremony in Madrid on Thursday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will announce government measures to assist Eskom to stabilise its finances.
The S&P 500 and the Dow slipped while the Nasdaq posted a slim gain on Thursday as investors struggled to square grim retail sales data with hopes that high-level talks in Beijing could resolve the ongoing US-China trade dispute.
Turkish authorities on Thursday detained 52 suspected Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in northwestern province of Bursa as part of a crackdown.
The SABC's Economics Editor Thandeka Gqubule has told the State Capture Commission in Parktown, Johannesburg of the disintegration of the culture of the newsroom.