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Public sector strike threat looms

Mar 29 2015 07:56

Talks are continuing between the government and public sector unions as their existing agreement expires on Tuesday.

South Africa

Cosatu facing financial crisis, says Vavi

Mar 29 2015 19:00

The country's biggest trade union federation, Cosatu, is facing financial problems, says its secretary general, Zwelinzima Vavi, after he announced that he would not resign.

Tech

Transnet suspends executive

Mar 29 2015 16:22

The Sunday Independent reports that Transnet is pursuing fraud and corruption charges against Bheka Xaba, sales executive in the freight and rail division.

South Africa

Minister after me: Tsotsi

Mar 29 2015 15:06

Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi has fingered Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown for orchestrating moves to remove him, the Sunday Independent reports.

Financial Services

Belvedere duo hit back

Mar 29 2015 10:11

Cobus Kellermann and David Cosgrove of Belvedere Management have served a letter of demand on Alec Hogg following reports of an alleged Ponzi scheme.

South Africa

Vavi: I'm not going to resign

Mar 29 2015 13:06

Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi says he is not going to resign, despite widespread speculation that he would turn his back on the trade union.

Eskom

Eskom losing maintenance battle - report

Mar 29 2015 11:51

An article in Rapport says Eskom is losing its battle to do essential maintenance at the country's power plants and it's caught in a spiral of unplanned maintenance.

Eskom

Eskom, Westinghouse court case drags on

Mar 29 2015 10:20

The court case between Eskom and Westinghouse has taken another turn in the South Gauteng High Court after the judge dismissed the review application.

 

In other news

Euro struggles on lingering Greek debt fears

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The euro has eased in Asian trade, hurt by worries over talks between Greece and its creditors as it prepares to submit proposals to reform its bailout.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

Mar 30 2015 07:57

Oil prices have eased in Asia but analysts said losses were tempered by supply concerns in the Middle East after Saudi-led warplanes struck rebel targets in Yemen.

Asian shares mostly up after Wall St gains

Mar 30 2015 07:54

Asian markets mostly arose after Wall St indices ended with their first gains in five sessions, while Hong Kong and Shanghai were boosted by a possible stimulus.

US stocks likely to drift as investors await Fed

Mar 30 2015 06:45

Wall Street investors may find little reason to make big moves as they await US jobs data and any news that could change interest rate hike expectations.

Anticipation and angst over milk quotas

Mar 29 2015 14:09

European dairy farmers are facing the end of three decades of milk quotas with a mixture of anticipation and angst.

China hopes to re-list Pirelli in Italy

Mar 29 2015 11:05

The ChemChina company hopes to re-list Italy's Pirelli on the Italian stock exchange after the Chinese company recently bought the world's fifth-largest tyre maker.

Oil dives 5% over Yemen worries

Mar 29 2015 09:32

Oil has tumbled 5% in the US, erasing the previous session's gains, as Yemen's conflict looked less likely to disrupt Middle East crude shipments.

Risk-shy banks, firms keep eurozone credit on tight leash

Mar 27 2015 21:30

The eurozone credit cycle is a whisker away from turning positive but don't expect a rapid recovery and bank lending to the private sector fell 0.1% in February.

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