The Sapo strike is not a cause but a symptom of malaise, says Terry Bell.
Politicians urgently need to bone up on economics, says Mzwandile Jacks.
The Post Office strike is a symptom of years of mismanagement, says Terry Bell.
Oil prices have resumed their slide in Asian trade following a sharp rebound the day before as investors wait for more signs of economic growth in Europe.
World oil prices have rebounded slightly after sharp losses the previous day sparked by surging crude stockpiles in the United States.
Oil prices have tanked further in Asian trade as a crude supply glut overshadowed news that China's key manufacturing sector picked up slightly, analysts said.
Oil prices have slipped after a recent upturn in line with a global equities rebound, while investors will be keeping an eye on the Fed's next policy meeting.
Oil prices have increased as caution returned after a weak rally spurred by upbeat industrial production data from China, analysts say.
Gold has clung to overnight gains to trade near a one-month high as worries persisted over a slowdown in the global economy after China's growth eased.
Ministerial intervention to end the SA Post Office dispute with a 6.5% pay rise seems to have caused even more complications as a wage agreement already exists.
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