Govt, unions, firms in deal to save jobs

Government and stakeholders in the mining sector have signed a deal that will save thousands of jobs that were at risk of being cut due to falling commodity prices and rising costs.

Don't ask for big pay hikes - JZ

President Jacob Zuma has urged workers not to demand higher salary increases but to instead tighten their belts as his government had done.

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.