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Updated: 19 hours 22 min ago
European Union leaders have struck a deal on a target to cut carbon emissions, but critics warn compromises have undermined the fight against climate change.
European leaders have met to forge energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions in the years to 2030, but haggled on how to share out the costs of a deal.
Twenty of Vladimir Putin’s top nuclear experts have pitched for South Africa's biggest-ever deal - with an estimated R1 trillion price tag - at a secret meeting in the Drakensberg, The Witness reports.
President Jacob Zuma says the economy may be going through a rough period, but the country is open for business and will survive if everyone works together.
It's high time for politicians to bone up on economic issues, says Mzwandile Jacks.
Cosatu did not vote on Numsa being expelled from the trade union federation, according to Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.
The City of Johannesburg says that passengers using Rea Vaya services should expect disruptions due to labour action by bus drivers.
Trade unions both within Cosatu and among other federations and independent bodies are being approached about the possibility of forming a single “super federation” .
African leaders do not deliver and the dialogue between business and government needs to be more open, political analyst Moeletsi Mbeki says.
South Africa's biggest union is facing expulsion from Cosatu as ballots are being cast on whether or not to keep the Numsa in their ranks.
Eurozone businesses have performed much better than forecasters expected this month but US manufacturing activity sputtered to its slowest since July.
President Jacob Zuma will lead a delegation of government and business leaders to participate in the annual Brics conference in London, the presidency says.
Cutting rather than freezing the size of government’s bureaucracy is beyond the mandate of the National Treasury, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.
Richards Bay Coal Terminal has decided to not release operational updates detailing shipments of coal, because it is competitive information, the company CEO says.
British factory export orders have fallen in the three months to October at the fastest pace since January 2013, according to a survey.
Britain's leading prosecutor has asked government paymasters for an extra £26.5m to help fund complex investigations, such as financial benchmark manipulation.
President Jacob Zuma has appointed new members of the Presidential Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council.
European leaders aim to agree a new decade of energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions out to 2030 at an EU summit.
A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6% in the last year.
Consumer confidence in Britain has taken its biggest tumble in four years this month as workers in low-paid sectors worry about losing their jobs.