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[Video]Weekend 101: From the sombre to the ridiculous
[Video]Weekend 101: From the sombre to the ridiculous
The Diepsloot killings, the EFF's official launch, the US government shutdown ends and Mps declare some interesting gifts. Elephant, anyone?
US lawmakers abandon efforts to rein in ballooning debt
US lawmakers abandon efforts to rein in ballooning debt
US lawmakers abandoned their high-profile effort to rein in the country's ballooning debt on Monday in a sign that Washington will be unlikely to...
Wall Street protesters disgusted with both parties
Wall Street protesters disgusted with both parties
Although their main concern is Wall Street practices and economic inequality, some demonstrators in New York and across the US say politicians from...
Hope floats as US jobless claims less than expected
Hope floats as US jobless claims less than expected
New US claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, according to a government report on Thursday that hinted at an improvement in labour market conditions....
Greek crisis could spark exodus like WWII aftermath
Greek crisis could spark exodus like WWII aftermath
Many Greeks, their lives ravaged by the debt crisis, are thinking of emigrating like hundreds of thousands of their compatriots who left for...
Stocks take another dive on Greek default fears
Stocks take another dive on Greek default fears
Stocks slid again on Tuesday as Europe struggled to contain a debt crisis in Greece that is threatening to plunge the continent back into recession...
US's Operation Twist hammers world markets
US's Operation Twist hammers world markets
A grim outlook for the US economy from the Federal Reserve and signs of a slowing in China and Germany sent world stocks tumbling on Thursday and...
Gordhan: Brics to consider euro bonds plan
Gordhan: Brics to consider euro bonds plan
A meeting of emerging economies on Thursday will consider a Brazilian proposal to buy European bonds to help crisis-hit eurozone countries, South...
Rand tumbles, tipped to hit R8/dollar
Rand tumbles, tipped to hit R8/dollar
The rand tumbled nearly 3% to hit 16-month lows against the dollar on Wednesday as importers piled into the greenback, spooked by a recent trend of...
Sub-Saharan Africa might feel Europe, US pinch
Sub-Saharan Africa might feel Europe, US pinch
Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to maintain its economic expansion in the near term, but faltering US or European recovery could threaten exports, aid...
Our efforts are undermined, says Greece minister
Our efforts are undermined, says Greece minister
Greece Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis said on Tuesday that Greece's fiscal adjustments made since revealing its toxic combination of debt and...
SA investors fret over eurozone, US crises
SA investors fret over eurozone, US crises
A rising concern among South African investors is the growing tension between the members of the eurozone, many of whom are major trading partners,...

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