Oil prices drop amid high US output

Oil prices fell on Friday with the focus on high US output as traders looked ahead to Greece's weekend referendum that could determine whether it remains in the eurozone.

Eskom to perform plant maintenance

As the country's power system is currently stable, Eskom is able to perform maintenance without implementing load shedding, the power parastatal said on Friday.

Economists welcome ANC's policy shifts

Economists say a comment in a declaration by the Tripartite Alliance that people have become less resourceful because of the message "the state will provide" could be the start of real policy changes.

Drought forces SA to import maize

The recent drought in South Africa has forced the country to import maize again.