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Numsa president Andrew Chirwa expects the union to get the boot from the Congress of South African Trade Unions.
Sanral CEO Nazir Alli has complained that inaccurate reporting by the media is feeding misperceptions about the e-tolls system.
Despite a vulnerable power system, no rolling blackouts are expected over the weekend and next week, Eskom has reassured.
Mexico has revoked a $3.75bn contract for a high-speed passenger rail link from a Chinese-led consortium after its bid sparked an outcry from lawmakers.
Eurozone finance ministers have backed a precautionary credit line for Greece after the country exits its bailout at the end of the year.
A German court has dismissed an attempt by rail operator Deutsche Bahn to stop a nationwide strike through an injunction by the GDL train drivers' union.
India will fall well short of its $9.5bn privatisation target this year, despite a big stock market rally that has attracted foreign investors.
The Moody’s downgrade of South Africa’s investment grade credit ratings is no surprise, but the timing certainly is, says an emerging markets economist.
Permanent hirings by British firms via recruitment companies have risen at the slowest pace in nearly a year, growth in starting salaries also weakened.
Zimbabwe is willing to compensate white farmers and clarify indigenisation laws to open the door for aid from Denmark, says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.
The Vatican has issued staff with a manual on economic ethics and accountability, as part of Pope Francis' effort to clean up the Holy See's finances.
French President Francois Hollande says no new taxes will be imposed on anyone in France next year as he seeks to shake off record-low approval ratings.
Westinghouse Electric SA has filed an application against Eskom for allegedly failing to comply with a court order relating to a multi-billion rand tender.
Whipping up hysteria over Eskom by opposition parties delivers a body blow to job creation and economic growth, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.
Gauteng's new roads have saved commuters money and now they are being asked to pay for the project through e-tolls, an academic says.
Timid leadership is not enough to curtail crime in SA, says Mzwandile Jacks.
African maritime boundary disputes are set to rise, potentially curbing exploration and creating uncertainty in ownership over billions of barrels of oil, experts say.
Moody’s has downgraded South Africa’s investment grade credit ratings, the National Treasury says.
Sanral CEO Nazir Alli says using the fuel levy, which opponents of the e-toll system suggested be hiked to fund the roads, is neither adequate, equitable, nor efficient.
Nigeria enjoys a perfect rice-growing climate yet it is the world's second biggest importer of the staple, but Aliko Dangote thinks he can resolve this conundrum.