QWAQWA, South Africa Eight-year-old Musa and her older sister Moleboheng trudged down the ravine with buckets and drum bottles to fetch water from a filthy stream because they were thirsty and tired of waiting for trucks meant to deliver emergency water that never showed up. | Video
SOWETO, South Africa A stone's throw from Nelson Mandela's former home in South Africa's Soweto township, Dumile Badela's restaurant is now more hectic and lucrative than ever, thanks to Uber Eats , his hungriest customer yet.
JOHANNESBURG South African telecoms firm MTN on Monday said it was reviewing allegations raised in a U.S. complaint which accuses several firms of paying protection money to militant Islamist groups in Afghanistan.
* See complaint here: https://afghanistan.terrorismcase.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2019-12-27-001-COMPLAINT.pdf
JOHANNESBURG A South African telecoms company backed by investment firm Remgro plans to expand its high-speed broadband network after completing a 16 billion rand ($1 billion) debt restructuring this week.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa plunged deeper into darkness and its growth outlook dimmed with utility Eskom announcing unprecedented levels of blackouts on Monday, just as President Cyril Ramaphosa said he would take "drastic" steps to turnaround state firms.
* Foreign investors ditch equities as weak growth scuppers
PRETORIA, Nov 21 South Africa's central bank
kept its repo rate unchanged at 6.5% in a close decision on
Thursday, saying it wanted to see inflation expectations closer
to the midpoint of its target range, despite a sustained drop in
JOHANNESBURG South African Airways (SAA) has canceled flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday because of a pending strike by a majority of employees over a wage dispute and the state-run carrier's plans to cut jobs. | Video
* Unions say strike indefinite
(Updates with union comments after meeting)