Since the first payment on 25 August 2021, more than 5.6 million Social Relief of Distress grants were paid to consumers in the third quarter of 2021.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 5:08 pm
Zimbabwe formed a crisis team to clear traffic at Beitbridge, one of Africa’s busiest border posts, which is undergoing a R4.4 billion revamp.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 4:48 pm
South Africa is among three other countries to participate in the Accelerating Coal Transition Investment Programme.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 2:30 pm
More than 190 countries signed on the dotted line of the Paris Agreement in 2015, forming a new global consensus on the imperative to halt rising temperatures. This is a guide to the countries without significant plans to curb their enormous emissions.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 2:01 pm
Made in Cape Town is a new joint initiative by the public and private sector to support local businesses who have products and services originating in the Mother City.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:00 am
More than 250 000 homes in France were without electricity on Thursday after gale-force winds swept the north of the country overnight, power grid operator Enedis said.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 9:00 pm
Britain and New Zealand have reached agreement in principle on a free trade deal designed to reduce tariffs, improve services trade, and take London one step closer to membership in a broader trans-Pacific trade agreement.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 6:01 pm
The greater sub-Saharan Africa region is expected to grow 3.7% in 2021, the slowest recovery in the world compared to advanced and emerging markets and developing economies.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 1:41 pm
CEO André de Ruyter says Eskom is looking at various option of repurposing its old coal plants, particularly in Mpumalanga, for renewable projects.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 9:01 am
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday ordered the immediate lifting of a coronavirus curfew in force since March 2020 and unveiled a stimulus package to try to revitalise the battered economy.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 8:30 pm
Mauritius is one of the five fastest-growing high-income markets in the world over this period, along with Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland and Malta.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 7:23 pm
According to researchers, despite South Africa adding renewable energy capacity to its energy sector, it still relies heavily on coal - which is contributing to high levels of emissions.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 6:40 pm
Zimbabwe's state-owned power utility expects to complete the addition of coal-fired units next year, bucking a global trend to reduce reliance on the fossil fuel.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 6:01 pm
China's new-home prices fell for the first time in six years last month, data showed Wednesday, as the property sector struggles after a government clampdown, while a default at several major developers added to contagion concerns from the Evergerand
Posted: October 20, 2021, 5:01 pm
September inflation rose marginally to 5% from 4.9% recorded in August, according to a new report from Stats SA.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 12:47 pm
Uganda overtook Vietnam to become the second-largest supplier of coffee to Italy for the first time this year.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 7:00 am
A unit of Credit Suisse Group AG is pleading guilty for its role in a fundraising scandal that looted money from Mozambique and tipped the country into economic crisis.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 8:22 pm
Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel says R1.5 billion in support had been approved for businesses affected by July's looting.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 6:56 pm
South Africa is leading the race among the world’s biggest emitters to tackle the health risks posed by climate change, according to a new study.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 6:15 pm
Three employees of an Eskom-contracted company have been arrested for allegedly undertaking illegal electricity connections in Newcastle, the power utility said on Tuesday.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 5:30 pm