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Parts of Greece have been hit by power cuts after electricity workers began one of a series of 48-hour strikes.
Japanese automaker Toyota says its business has not been impacted by a strike that has hit the supply of components to the local industry.
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the impact of new immigration regulations are open to further engagement to protect the economy from any harm.
China has approved a $8.06bn plan to build an inter-city rail network as it looks to improve transport links in its less-developed inland regions.
US auto giant GM has suspended production at its main South African assembly plant in Port Elizabeth because of a strike at components suppliers.
US employment growth have jumped in June and the jobless rate closed in on a six-year low, decisive evidence the economy was growing briskly.
Zimbabwe will have to clarify its empowerment law as it seeks to be in good standing with the AfDB, World Bank and IMF, says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.
There seems to be renewed confidence and determination abroad among organised workers at rank and file level, says Terry Bell.
Africa investors have long learned to give official figures short shrift, but with a global recovery on the rise Africa can ill afford to pump out dodgy data.
It's time for government to take the downgrade threat seriously, says Mzwandile Jacks.
Solidarity has warned Telkom not to use race in deciding which employees to retrench and its consulting its lawyers.
The Gauteng government plans to pilot micro-financing loans and grants to informal traders to help alleviate problems.
Concerns of violence in the metals and engineering strike have prompted employers to write to national police commissioner Riah Phiyega twice, Seifsa says.
Hundreds of cuddly mascots are facing the chop after Japan's finance ministry ordered local authorities nationwide to cut back in their use.
An agreement over a wage increase has been reached in the woven and crochet textiles sector, says Sactwu.
Monetary policy faces "significant limitations" as a tool to counter financial stability risks, says Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Egypt's Planning Minister Ashraf al-Arabi says the government is about to raise prices on most petroleum products.
US employment growth has jumped in June and the jobless rate closed in on a six-year low, decisive evidence the economy was moving forward after a big slump.
A major shake-up is needed in the country's financial sector, says SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.
The protracted platinum strike was disastrous and workers will never recover from the five months lost, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande.