From Patrice Motsepe's business dealings to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Budget Speech, here is the week that was.
A landlord and tenant are engaged in a contractual relationship, regardless of whatever else they may be in other areas of life, says attorney Simon Dippenaar.
There are two key tasks that must follow on Budget 2019, according to political commentator Justice Malala.
Swedbank was forced to backtrack on its previous assertions and has now acknowledged that it also handled suspicious transactions, which it says have been reported to the police.
With President Donald Trump scheduled to meet a high-level negotiation team from China later on Friday, markets are upbeat that a deal will be reached before the March 1 deadline for tariff escalations
While it is noble to ask companies to comply with BEE, government should focus on getting jobs created in the first place, suggested Nedbank economist Busisiwe Radebe at a post-Budget briefing.
Zimbabwe central bank governor Dr John Mangudya has admitted prejudicing the country’s exporters by exchanging their US dollar earnings at parity with the local bond note, when rates on the parallel market were at a 400% premium.
Don't wait for policy change - business can make a significant difference on the ground, says Vuyo Kobokoane.
Fitch Ratings has said that additional financial support for Eskom will have a limited effect on the country's credit profile, while S&P it waiting for clarity on the details of the state's support package.
Economist Dr Iraj Abedian says he hasn’t met a single investor who would buy the power utility’s assets – even if they were sold "for a rand".
Business Leadership SA CEO Bonang Mohale said the speech was balanced and "reflected the tough economic times the country is going through after a decade of weak economic growth".
Ratings agencies will likely adopt a 'wait-and-see' approach before making decisions on the sovereign's credit rating, analysts have said.
"While markets were braced for a bloodbath, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni managed to strike a balance [during his Budget speech], and at least allude to actions that appeased analysts, investors and seemingly ratings agencies," says Peregrine Treasury Solutions's Bianca Botes.
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe will on Sunday hold a briefing on Independent Power Producers, which have been thrust into the spotlight following news of Eskom's unbundling.
The rand has had a volatile week, following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Budget address on Wednesday.
The story is being told by those eager to restructure, unbundle and ultimately privatise the power utility, says Matshela Koko.
Fifteen mining companies have received notices of secondary strike action from trade union AMCU, the Minerals Council said in a statement on Friday, adding the companies would do 'everything in their power' to avert the sympathy strikes.
South Africa’s central bank is unlikely to officially pursue a single point-inflation target soon even though it prefers to anchor price growth close to the 4.5% mid-point of its goal range, an adviser to Governor Lesetja Kganyago said.
FNB has detected a new debit order scam, by parties known as Procall and Mzansi, and is working to pursue criminal charges.