It is in our times of greatest adversity that we discover who we are.
High risk will keep the costs up despite the widening battle for a few elite consumers.
A commonly held view is that the private sector has large amounts of capital and is not investing it in low-carbon and other development projects.
In Parliament, ANC MPs giggled and clapped when Lindiwe Sisulu said Democratic Alliance MP David Maynier had a "flea-infested body".
Here are the people the auditor's report identifies as having paid more than R7-million to benefit Jacob Zuma between 1995 and 2006.
After 1994, South Africa's biggest banks bent over backwards to accommodate Jacob Zuma, who regularly splurged on credit.
Exposed: An auditors' report lays bare how a range of benefactors funded a reckless president's lifestyle by more than R7-million.
Judge Chris Nicholson has recommended that Cricket South Africa head Gerald Majola's bonus scandal be referred to the National Prosecuting Authority.
The sports ministry is due to receive a report on the three-month committee inquiry into Cricket South Africa.
Business advisory group KPMG says companies operating in South Africa have improved their broad-based black economic empowerment ratings.
Zambia's Drug Enforcement Commission has seized bank accounts for Zamtel, which is 75%-owned by LAP Green of Libya, as part of a probe into its sale.
Cricket SA's (CSA) acting president, AK Khan, says the federation's board has not left it too late to familiarise itself with the Companies' Act.
Former SA cricket chief Ali Bacher will explain the alleged payment of R5-million in bonuses when the Sports Ministry's inquiry into cricket resumes.
A medical scheme anti-fraud survey by KPMG from 2007 to 2009 has shown that the number of medical aid fraud cases have decreased.
At times the ministerial committee hearings into the affairs of CSA seemed like an awful South African remake of Rashomon.
A CSA official says submissions made by KPMG at a hearing on Cricket South Africa are inconsistent with an executive summary it compiled earlier.
Former CSA president Mtutuzeli Nyoka has called for an investigation into the IPL bank accounts on the third day of evidence at the cricket hearing.
After barring journalists from attending the probe into Cricket SA, Judge Chris Nicholson has changed his mind and opened the inquiry to the media.
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula will appoint a committee to look into a KPMG audit's findings against Cricket South Africa.