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Unilever has been ranked the number one top employer in South Africa, with Accenture and EY making up the top three.
Eurozone banks remain undercapitalised and unfit to lend at levels needed to restore sustainable growth in the currency area, says the International Monetary Fund.
At least R8m has been lost due to financial misconduct in Gauteng during the 2013/2014 financial year, says the Public Service Commission.
Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson was reportedly alone when she signed a mysterious multi-billion rand nuclear deal with Russia.
Stats SA will be visiting homes across the country for its Living Conditions Survey, which will profile poverty and inequality to help reduce the Gini coefficient.
Kiev may appeal to the Stockholm court of arbitration to fix a temporary price for Russian gas and conditions for deliveries to Ukraine.
The government is aware that investment in the mining industry is dependent on regulatory policy frameworks, says Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.
Tech-savvy Venezuelans looking to bypass dysfunctional economic controls are turning to the bitcoin virtual currency to obtain dollars.
Lesetja Kganyago is the right man to lead the SA Reserve Bank given his experience as a leader, public servant and accounting officer par excellence, says the BBC.
In addition to its parliamentary appropriation, Sanral seeks other sources of finance that can reasonably be recovered through user charges, it says.
President Jacob Zuma says he seeking the advice of National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete on a bill that economists warn could scare off mining investors.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a plan to streamline an inefficient welfare system by promising a bank account for every household.
The long-term economic impact is West Africa's big worry, says Susan Mboya-Kidero.
The cost of the prolonged platinum strike to the mining industry and the economy was beyond words, says Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protests have dwindled after activist leaders agreed to talks with the government which are all but certain to go nowhere.
The World Bank finance chief says he will turn down the remainder of a $94 000 bonus amid staff discontent at budget and job cuts linked to a massive reorganisation.
International investors willing to ride the risk of uncertainty in Zimbabwe will likely capitalise on attractive interest rates and higher yields, says an expert.
Hope for the shattered economy lies buried beneath the rubble left by months of fighting in two eastern regions which are home to much of its crippled industrial power.
Cosatu and a number of farm workers' organisations in the Western Cape have cautioned farm owners to stop evictions of farm workers.
The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its global growth forecast for 2014 and next year, according its latest quarterly update.