Inflated state salaries, rising debt and a high social grant bill leave South Africa vulnerable.
Lawmakers passed an EU agreement that keeps Greece in the eurozone, putting pressure on the ECB and European governments to deploy emergency funds.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras braved a revolt in his political party as Parliament in Athens began to debate a bailout of up to €86-billion.
SMEs in Greece are having trouble keeping their shops open.
This was the week of hell no's, with the new NPA boss saying he won't use his new position to protect the president and taxis protesting over Uber.
The reality is that the eurozone's managers care more about their loans and their beloved currency than they do about Greece.
The pressure to remain well informed is wearing, let’s just admit it, Greece’s economy is another language to many of us.
European banks are poised to lead stock market declines after Greek voters rejected last-ditch European bailout measures.
Eskom is refused an electricity hike, while Greece has to decide if it wants to leave the eurozone.
Seven years of sacrifices and one austerity measure after another have finally brought the people of Greece to a crossroads.
As solidarity begins to fade in the currency zone, it is clear that permanence was never a guarantee.
The current confrontation will shape resistance to austerity - and the future of the whole of Europe.
What should be a financial matter has become a political stick to punish the country.
ECB president Mario Draghi willingly giving Greece negotiating room while cash drains from the banking system has riled those who had a tougher ride.
EU officials worked late into the night on Sunday to produce a deal ahead of a summit of leaders that they hope can keep Greece in the currency bloc.
As bank withdrawal limits in Greece plummet, citizens have been thinking up contingency plans for 'in case'.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sees further pension cuts to low earners as a red line his leftist Syriza party will not cross.
Greece will not be able to pay the International Monetary Fund on June 5 unless foreign lenders disburse more aid to the debt-ridden country.
The newly ruling Greek party has had to back down for now but it is preparing for a fight with serious consequences.