A strain of tobacco holds the promise of biofuel for South African Airways's fleet of planes, but raises issues of feasibility and economic viability.
The oil price has fallen by more than 20% from June. Saudi Arabia responded by cutting its price further on low demand and increased shale production.
The country will be looking to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and the treasury for budget speech reassurance about government's financial management.
The emerging middle class and urbanisation are driving the growth of new retail shopping centres in the country.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has been urged to unlock competition in the mobile data markets.
Green power is coming on stream, but it is not without quite a few teething problems.
There are capable candidates who could replace her, although choices outside the bank are thin.
The Competition Commission is to investigate allegations of price fixing, market division and collusive tendering in the automotive industry.
The economic spinoffs of high-tech ‘additive manufacturing’ are potentially massive.
The rumour spread like wildfire: was it possible that Jack Ma, one of China’s greatest success stories, was planning to leave the mainland for good?
The costs of building a nuclear plant are huge, but vendor financing may be a viable option.
The Monetary Policy Committee's says it was mindful of the anaemic state of the economy when deciding to leave rates unchanged.
Joburg’s first bicycle couriers are taking on the daunting Sandton traffic in record time.
Scots head to the polls this week to determine the future of the UK, making investors jittery and impacting markets, which loathe uncertainty.
Concerns are growing that the state may be in for more bad debt than expected with African Bank.
A decrease in demand and increase in supply has left smaller enterprises feeling the squeeze.
A surprise widening of the current account deficit has been attributed to the high volume of imports and dividend and interest payments.
The four-week strike led by trade union Numsa in July disrupted the manufacturing sector causing production and output to shrink.
The resources giant is selling debt down under for the first time following indications that it is looking to buy more Australian assets.
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