Retailers to close for Madiba funeral
Today at 16:35, SAST
A number of large retail chains in South Africa announced that they will not open for business on the day of Nelson Mandela's funeral.
SA to know credit rating soon - Fitch
Today at 13:35, SAST
SA will know by the end of the year whether it has received another sovereign credit rating downgrade.
Rand weaker on local demand
Today at 13:18, SAST
The rand was weaker at midday on Wednesday due to local demand, but was unaffected by the release of November inflation data that was slightly better than expected.
Consumer inflation slows down
Today at 12:16, SAST
Retailers set for mixed Xmas bag
Today at 09:36, SAST
This year's festive season is likely to be a mixed bag for South African retailers as rising fuel, transport and utility costs continue to see consumers apply the brakes to spending, according to firms in the property sector.
Online buying in SA on the up
Today at 09:29, SAST
Online shopping in South Africa is growing as increasing familiarity with the internet means more people are willing to make at least one purchase online this festive season.
Nyembezi-Heita appointed JSE chair
Today at 09:22, SAST
The retiring CEO of ArcelorMittal SA, Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, was appointed chairperson of the JSE on Tuesday.
Amcu to strike at Lonmin
Today at 09:01, SAST
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has been given permission to call for strike action at Lonmin.
Madiba memorial puts damper on JSE
Today at 08:48, SAST
The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday, as a surge in gold mining counters, amid firmer commodity prices, was offset by losses in banks and general retailers, despite a firmer rand.
Rand firms on mining, manufacturing
Today at 08:39, SAST
The rand was firmer on Tuesday afternoon following the release of better than expected local October mining and manufacturing production data.
Tutu's house broken into during Mandela memorial
Today at 15:48, SAST
Burglars broke into the Cape Town home of peace icon Desmond Tutu while he was away speaking at Nelson Mandela's memorial, says an aide.
People stream in to vote in Tlokwe by-elections
Today at 14:43, SAST
Residents of Tlokwe are voting in by-elections to decide whether the ANC regains control of the municipality.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
US and UK suspend Syria rebel aid
Today at 17:01, SAST
The US and UK suspend all "non-lethal assistance" for the opposition in northern Syria after Islamist rebels seize Free Syrian Army bases.
Thousands file past Mandela's body
Today at 17:05, SAST
South Africans queue in their thousands to view the body of former President Nelson Mandela, which is lying in state for three days.
Source: BBC News
South Africa: Boos & Cheers Greet Leaders At Mandela Service
Yesterday at 21:26, SAST
[allAfrica]The world was treated to a display at the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela of how South Africa was freed from apartheid and became a democracy: a feisty, even bloody-minded citizenry determined to have its say, backed by ...
Egypt: Sudan, Egypt, and Ethiopia Fail to Agree On Dam Construction
Today at 11:18, SAST
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Water ministers of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt failed to reach an agreement on the disputed Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project and decided to refer the sticking points to a third meeting.
Source: All Africa