Power load shedding could last up to 12 hours at a time, as giant aluminium smelters consume discounted electricity with abandon.
Senior executive Harry Lekalakala resigned after being served with a precautionary suspension over allegations of corruption and gross misconduct.
The Johannesburg stock exchange's performance is on a high despite a reduction in the amount of foreign investment.
A court has ordered that draft recommendations on new credit fees must be completed by the end of April.
A new book by Deborah James illustrates how capital finds new means to exploit those most vulnerable.
A simple tool could give meteorologists access to the world's information deserts, enabling data collection from large areas of the developing world.
Reading the International Monetary Fund's half-yearly global financial stability review feels similar to watching smoking volcanoes.
Opec crude oil output has risen to its highest level in almost four years but the US shale boom is showing signs of slowing.
Country has to jack up its wi-fi connectivity and tourism businesses need to spruce up their websites if they hope to attract sophisticated tourists.
South Africa's treasury has withheld R2-billion from 60 municipalities that owe the electricity parastatal R9-billion.
Analysts and unions say the bloated unemployment insurance fund should be used to increase payouts rather than as a reason to reduce contributions.
The world's developing economies installed 60% of new wind energy capacity in 2014.
The SAHRC has for the first time exposed human rights violations across multiple local sectors.
Moves to increase black-owned enterprises will have little effect on listed companies.
South Africa's neighbours are dependent on the union's short-sighted revenue-sharing formula.
According to the department of energy "there is no need to panic at this stage" as petrol is still cheaper than a year ago.
There are some big surprises in the most recent tax statistics, but there's no escaping the endemic disparities in income everywhere.
West Africa overtook East Africa in a construction boom that stretches the continent.
A poultry industry row with the United States could cost South Africa billions of rands and thousands of jobs.
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