SARB to consider rand intervention

The South African Reserve Bank has expressed concern over the rand's current volatility and says that it will consider interventions "to ensure orderly market conditions."

Nuclear power must be affordable - Nene

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says that he will hold the line if the country's nuclear procurement prject proves to be unaffordable.

Opposition lashes govt over economy

Opposition parties have lashed the government over the state of the country’s economy.

German harvest battered by drought

This year's grain, fruit and vegetable harvests in Germany have been reduced by droughts in key areas and by the long summer heatwave, the national farmers' association DBV said Tuesday.