Jan 28th, 2014
The African National Congress (ANC) is expected to confirm today that President Jacob Zuma will be its candidate for president in this year’s elections when it releases its national list. The party has been meeting over the last few days to determine who will represent it in parliament and the ...
Feb 13th, 2012
South Africa’s rand firmed against the dollar on Monday, with further gains seen as calm returned to the market after nervous selling on Friday caused in part by a cryptic announcement from the central bank that spooked traders. Friday’s statement said President Jacob Zuma would announce ...
Jan 9th, 2012
PRETORIA, South-Africa, January 9, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today in Pretoria: “It is a great pleasure to be in South Africa for my first visit as Managing Director of...
Oct 18th, 2010
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—In the volatile global currency market, the rand has soared to a 33-month high against the dollar, complicating South Africa’s efforts to tackle crippling levels of unemployment and poverty. The rand has gained about one third on the US unit since the beginning of las...