23/11 South Africa's central bank kept its benchmark repo rate at 6.75 percent on Thursday, in-line with expectations, citing increased risks to inflation posed by currency weakness, possible credit downgrades and political jostling.  Full story
23/11 South African cement maker PPC Ltd on Thursday reported a 36 percent rise in half-year earnings, helped by a robust performance in Zimbabwe and Rwanda.  Full story
23/11 Revenue for the interim period rose to R1.1 billion (2016: R832.8 million). Gross profit increased to R236 million (2016: R180 million) and operating profit was higher at R84.4 million (2016: R61.3 million). Profit attributable to owners of the parent grew to R57.5 million (2016: R41.6 milli  Full story
23/11 Group revenue increased by 1% to R5.188 billion (R5.156 billion).Gross profit grew by 1% to R1.329 billion (R1.318 billion).Net profit attributable to PPC shareholders increased to R294 million (R102 million), and headline earnings per share rose by 36% to 19 cents (headline earnings per sha  Full story
23/11 Revenue for the year increased to R4.1 billion (2016: R3.9 billion), gross profit rose to R794.1 million (2016: R688.9 million), operating profit jumped to R170.1 million (2016: R124.3 million), while profit. . .  Full story
23/11 South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has agreed a three-year wage agreement with coal producers, averting a sector-wide strike that could have impacted power supply, the company said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
23/11 Zimbabwe's economic growth is threatened by high government spending, an untenable foreign exchange regime and inadequate reforms, a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said.. . .  Full story
23/11 The South African rand fell early on Thursday ahead of a central bank interest rate decision later in the day.. . .  Full story
23/11 South African petrol-chemicals group Sasol has pulled the plug on all of its gas-to-liquids (GTL) greenfields projects including a U.S. one in Louisiana that carried a $13 billion to $15 billion. . .  Full story
23/11 Change in presentation currency Effective 1 April 2017, the Company changed its presentation currency from Euros to Pounds Sterling ('GBP'). This represents a change from the year-end and has been applied. . .  Full story
22/11 South Africa's rand unexpectedly raced to its firmest since the dismal October budget on Wednesday as investors hedged bets it will fall sharply when credit ratings decisions are announced on Friday.. . .  Full story
22/11 Revenue for the interim period increased to R7.196 billion (2016: R6.813 billion). EBITDA was recorded at R2.845 billion (2016: R2.821 billion) whilst operating profit came to R2.132 billion (2016: R2.113 billion).. . .  Full story
22/11 Six gold mining firms, including Anglo American, have made a 5 billion rand ($361 million) provision to settle a class action law suit with thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung. . .  Full story
22/11 Revenue for the year jumped to R347.9 million (R297.3 million) whilst operating profit grew to R10.1 million (R9.8 million). Profit and total comprehensive income attributable rose to R7.8 million (R7.0 million).. . .  Full story
22/11 Revenue for the interim period increased to R1.3 billion (R1.2 billion). Operating profit before finance costs lowered to R37.6 million (R49.2 million). Loss attributable to owners came to R31.7 million (profit. . .  Full story
22/11 South Africa will implement spending cuts of 25 billion rand ($1.8 billion) and raise revenue by 15 billion rand in next year's budget to contain growing debt, Finance Minister Malusi. . .  Full story
22/11 South African cement producer PPC's board on Wednesday turned its back on a takeover attempt by AfriSam, backed by Canadian firm Fairfax Africa Investments, but PCC said it was still talking. . .  Full story
22/11 Facebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing. . .  Full story
22/11 Group revenue for the interim period came to R31.0 million (R17.0 million). Profit attributable to equity holders shot up to R134.5 million (R25.4 million). In addition, headline earnings per share from. . .  Full story
22/11 South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater will exchange some surface gold processing assets and tailings storage facilities (TSF) for a 38 percent stake in DRDGOLD worth 1.3 billion rand ($93.5 million), it said on. . .  Full story
22/11 South Africa's headline consumer inflation slowed to 4.8 percent year-on-year in October, in line with market expectations, from 5.1 percent in September, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
22/11 Gold mining revenues in Mali increased by 14 percent in 2016 to 280 billion CFA francs ($505 million), Mines Minister Tiemoko Sangare said on Tuesday, revising an earlier estimate.. . .  Full story
22/11 South African hotelier and casino operator Tsogo Sun reported a 10.5 percent fall in half-year earnings on Wednesday due to depressed demand from cash-strapped consumers as economic growth locally and offshore. . .  Full story
22/11 The following results are the company's maiden interim results following the change in year end from June to March. Revenue for the interim period was R313.9 million. Operating profit came to. . .  Full story
22/11 Total revenue for the year ended September increased to R2.174 billion (2016: R1.590 billion), profit from operations climbed to R1.431 billion (2016: R1.173 billion), profit for the year attributable to equity. . .  Full story
22/11 Income for the year was higher at R6.4 billion (R6.3 billion) whilst operating profit remained unchanged at R1.6 billion (R1.6 billion). Profit attributable to equity holders rose to R1.0 billion (R875. . .  Full story
21/11 The company has released maiden interim results, therefore there are no comparatives. Total comprehensive income amounted to R5.6 million, while headline earnings per share and earnings per share came in at. . .  Full story
21/11 South Africa's parliament will miss a December target to pass changes to mineral resource laws, seen as key for greater investor certainty, a senior parliamentary official said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
21/11 Markets have pencilled-in a resumption of rate hikes in South Africa next year, a move that would put an end to the central bank's shortest easing cycle on record.. . .  Full story

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