The Sapo strike is a symptom of years of mismanagement, says Terry Bell.
Nhlanhla Nene has made the most of a difficult fiscal situation, says Jaco Leuvennink.
Read the key points of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's mini budget.
European stock markets have diverged in choppy trading as investors reacted to some disappointing earnings updates and slightly positive global economic data.
European stocks have been flat in choppy trade as better-than-expected eurozone business activity data helped offset some weak corporate results.
Asian markets have fallen on profit-taking after the previous day's hefty gains, but losses were limited after a slight pick-up in Chinese manufacturing activity.
US stocks have slipped following mixed earnings as the market retreated after three straight sessions of big gains.
Asian markets have been mostly pushed higher, taking a lead from fresh gains in New York and Europe.
Europe's main stock markets have steadied after recent volatility as traders react to concerns over the outlook for global economic growth.
Profitability in Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless has declined 30% in the half year to August, a development executives attribute to a slowdown in the country's economy.
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