Massmart chief executive Grant Pattison says consumer spending has stagnated, while debt levels have increased.
Forensic investigators from the US will assist murder-accused Oscar Pistorius with his trial.
The Hawks and Gripen aircraft acquired through the arms deal have proven highly deployable and adaptable, the Seriti commission of inquiry has heard.
Nkosana Makate is now waiting on judgment after his case against his former employer over the invention of its Please Call Me service closed.
It was quiet outside a Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela spent another day receiving treatment for a recurring lung infection.
Police chief Riah Phiyega has been questioned at the Farlam commission of inquiry about two differing statements she made after the Marikana shooting.
The state has been denied the option of calling new forensic experts in a culpable homicide case against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's brother Carl.
National Police Chief Riah Phiyega has stuck to her stance that police acted in self-defence when they shot dead 34 striking mineworkers at Marikana.
The shooting at Marikana in August was regrettable, National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has told the Farlam commission of inquiry.
Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah has been found guilty of masterminding two car bombings in Abuja in October last year, by the South Gauteng High Court.