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A civil service union has accused Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel of acting as "an independent maverick" after he raised concerns about the public sector.
The system keeping spent atomic fuel cool at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant stopped on Friday, its operator said.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics it expected a sharp increase in first-quarter operating profit to $7.7 billion.
Millions of emails and leaked records from offshore tax havens have exposed the identities of thousands of holders of offshore accounts.
South Africa’s Business Confidence Index (BCI) has dropped to its lowest level since April 2000 so says the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci).
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies presented the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAD) today.
Oil prices dropped on Wednesday after new data showed lofty supplies of US crude, suggesting weak demand in the world's biggest economy.
Shell is to sell its last remaining Australian refinery to focus on larger overseas assets.
Barclays bank needs to further overhaul its pay policy after an "overly generous" bonus culture was blamed for problems which sparked last year's Libor rate-rigging scandal.
Shell plans to temporarily shut a key oil pipeline in southern Nigeria later this month to repair damage caused by oil thieves.
Bank workers union ETYK has called a brief strike for Thursday over fears that pension funds at failed Laiki Bank and at Bank of Cyprus are not being protected.
A joint-venture deal between Sony and medical equipment maker Olympus has won regulatory approval and is going ahead.
The International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide approximately one billion euros to the 10-billion-euro rescue plan for cash-strapped Cyprus.
Shares in Italy's Moleskine, a producer of popular high-end notebooks and diaries, rose on their first day on the Milan stock exchange.
Timelines Inc. gets permission to sue Facebook. The Chicago company filed its lawsuit weeks after Facebook introduced its "timeline" feature.
World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim has called for a global drive to wipe out extreme poverty by 2030.
Cuba unveiled rules for its first free trade manufacturing zone, a vast US$900 million project in the port of Mariel near Havana.
Cyprus's new finance minister was due to be sworn in Wednesday following his predecessor's resignation.
The SA Revenue Service collected 9.6 percent more tax last year than the year before, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said.
Sudan records positive gold production of $2.2 billion for 2012.
Cypriot finance minister Michalis Sarris resigned on Tuesday.
Platinum giant Lonmin has appointed Ben Magara as its new CEO and director.
The dollar and euro weakened on the yen in Asia Monday amid concerns over debt-ravaged Cyprus and political uncertainty in Italy
Manufacturing activity in China expanded at its fastest pace in almost a year in March would like to send you push notifications.
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