Business confidence hits 22-year low

Business confidence in South Africa has dipped to its lowest level since the end of apartheid on the back of an unstable currency and lower commodity prices, a survey showed Tuesday.

Sibanye bids R4bn for Aquarius

Gold miner Sibanye Gold has offered $294-million (R4-billion) to buy platinum producer Aquarius Platinum.

Power grid needs $15bn investment

South Africa's ageing electricity transmission grid needs a $15-billion investment by 2022 to help cope with increased energy production.

Coal miners down tools over wages

Nearly 30 000 coal miners are expected to join a march in Emalahleni in Mpumalanga on Monday after they began a strike over wages on Sunday evening.