Friday 28 August 2015 05:44
Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene has acknowledged that the recent drought in the country has affected the productivity of farmers and is responsible for the current food price fluctuations.
Sunday 23 August 2015 07:25
Tanzania has suspended about a quarter of its recruitment agencies in a bid to crackdown on human trafficking.
Sunday 16 August 2015 17:51
The president of South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union vowed on Sunday to resist proposed lay-offs in the ailing mining sector, saying the aim was to "kill" his union.
Thursday 13 August 2015 12:04
President Jacob Zuma says government is happy with the progress made with the implementation of Operation Phakisa.
Friday 31 July 2015 18:15
Employers in the gold sector have put a new and final offer on the table.
Saturday 25 July 2015 15:29
Labour expert Terry Bell has warned that South Africa's steel and platinum industries are on the verge of collapse.
Saturday 25 July 2015 14:08
Congress of the People (COPE) says the Department Correctional Services is setting a dangerous precedent by encouraging the employment of ex-offenders while many young people have no jobs.
Tuesday 21 July 2015 15:36
The biggest lobby group for the manufacturing sector says one of the steps needed to promote industrial growth in South Africa is to put a stop to the pessimism about local products.
Thursday 16 July 2015 18:12
Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi says the difficult economic climate for large scale mining might well be the opportunity needed for small scale miners to step in and create employment.
Thursday 4 June 2015 09:09
Captains of the industry at the World Economic Forum on Africa together with government leaders will on Thursday look at ways of achieving transformation in the mining industry
Monday 1 June 2015 06:16
The World Economic Forum on Africa is returning to Cape Town this week.
Saturday 30 May 2015 08:45
The release of economic growth and jobs figures, which both came out disappointing, will test the Reserve Bank’s mettle and resolve when its MPC meets to set interest rates in July.
Tuesday 12 May 2015 08:14
Many visitors in poor, sub-Saharan African countries are struck by how schools outnumber factories, writes Francis Teal.
Tuesday 31 March 2015 17:55
The South African Press Association (Sapa) will end its 76 years of service on Tuesday night. The country's longest serving news wire service will flight its last story at midnight.
Tuesday 24 March 2015 14:37
A total of 42 000 new formal jobs were created in the fourth quarter last year outside the agricultural sector.
Wednesday 4 March 2015 10:55
South Africa’s middle class say they feel short-changed as debt mounts.
Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:32
Proudly South African says the answer to South Africa's huge trade deficit is supporting locally manufactured goods.
Thursday 26 February 2015 12:10
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says everyone has a role to play in growing the economy of the country.
Saturday 21 February 2015 07:56
The Public Service Accountability Monitor, says the Eastern Cape State of the Province Address did not adequately cover issues related to employment.
Wednesday 4 February 2015 14:39
The Congress of the South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) says it opposes the closure of schools as a “tactic” during community protests.