Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the investment procedure in Iran has been facilitated for South Africa, adding that bilateral ties between two countries need a jump in economic cooperation.
In South Africa, 225 people are killed by heart diseases every single day. A sobering number indeed but on the positive side, up to 80 percent of heart diseases and strokes can be prevented, said Bianca Tromp, dietitian at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against the president himself.
South African paper and pulp maker Sappi (SAPJ.J) said on Thursday its Canadian division was buying Matane hardwood pulp mill in Canada to increase pulp integration and cut costs after reporting a 84% decline in profit for the third quarter.
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Monday dismissed multiple graft allegations against him, telling a judicial inquiry he was the victim of conspiracies and years of "character assassination".
The South African Reserve Bank is likely to cut interest rates by a quarter of a percent next week as a slowdown in the economy during the first three months of the year could turn worse if left unchecked, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
South African elections officials counted ballot papers early on Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party 25 years after it swept to power at the end of white minority rule.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged South African authorities to prosecute the perpetrators of deadly xenophobic violence that displaced some 300 Malawi migrants three weeks ago but has yielded no arrests.