South Africa's Manufacturing Grew 2.9 Percent in September- Statistics South Africa

Manufacturing production increased in South Africa by 2.9% year-on-year in September, after rising by a revised 1.7 per cent in August. with the largest positive contributions made by the motor vehicles, parts and accessories and other transport…
Africa News

South Africa Public Sector Workers Strike Over Wage Demands

Thousands of public servants began a one-day strike in South Africa on Thursday over wage demands, professional organizations said. The work stoppage is being led by one of South Africa's largest public service unions, the Public Servants…
CNBC Africa

South African Rand Weakens as Dollar Firms Amid Economic Uncertainty

South Africa’s rand fell on Monday (Oct 24), following other emerging market currencies, as the U.S. dollar held firm amid global economic uncertainty. At 1538 GMT, the rand ZAR=D3 traded at 18.4275 against the dollar, 1.75% weaker…

South Africa: Inflation slightly curbed by lower fuel prices

  South Africa's inflation rate, which hit a record high of 7.8 percent in July, edged down to 7.6 percent in August from a year earlier. This was fueled by a drop-in fuel prices, the country's statistics agency (StatsSA) said Wednesday. Against…