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Countries at the COP26 UN should target mobilising $750 billion a year to support climate goals, according to Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:01 pm
Eskom's collection strategies have slowed the growth of debt owed by municipalities, says Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:37 pm
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced steep fuel hikes, across the board.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 10:56 am
Government launched its occupational health and safety report as a first step in developing a new strategy and policy for workplace safety.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:00 am
While Transnet's main ports were back online and running operations at 100% by Friday, it does not mean the impact of the cyberattack it suffered is over.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 9:00 pm
National Treasury earlier this week published draft tax bills for public comment, which contain tax proposals made in the 2021 Budget.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:00 pm
Eskom relies on coal for power generation, but the company is now shifting towards a renewable future.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 6:37 pm
Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says that central banks do contribute to growth by ensuring financial and price stability.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 6:00 pm
Eskom is proposing a multi-lender loan facility from development finance institutions that would be paid out in segments over a number of years
Posted: July 30, 2021, 3:44 pm
The June trade balance expanded to around R57 billion, from R54 billion recorded in May, data from SARS show.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 3:41 pm
The expected increases will mean the petrol price would have climbed nearly 23% since January, says the AA.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 12:31 pm
Citrus exporters are turning to the port in Maputo after having been impacted by unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and then by Transnet ports' IT system being hit by a cyberattack.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 7:23 am
The past two years showed that, in times of crises, organised agriculture can still provide a good service, according to Pierre Vercueil, president of agriculture body Agri SA.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 7:22 am
A survey estimates that 10 200 jobs have potentially been affected.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 7:21 am
Total salary payments are not yet back at the levels seen two, three or even four years ago, says economist.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 9:05 pm
The port in Durban is running short on space to store containers and running out of plug points used to keep containers cool.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 9:00 pm
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says SA will not go to a sovereign debt crisis under his watch.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 1:25 pm
The study shows the current ombud system is difficult for consumers to navigate, and recommends a more centralised system which would support accessibility and efficiency across the financial sector.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 12:57 pm
SA's ports are mostly back to normal, according to government, after last week's cyberattack on state-owned Transnet's IT system led to chaos and disruptions at the country's key container terminal.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 10:14 am
As if paying out laid-off employees and continuing salaries in sectors that cannot operate under lockdown wasn't enough, the Unemployment Insurance Fund now has even more on its plate.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 8:51 am
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