South Africa's NUM union warns Eskom to allow strikes

S.Africa's power utility Eskom says signs wage deal with unions

Eskom said in a statement it had signed a two-year wage deal with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Solidarity union, granting the lowest paid workers increases of 10 percent and other employees 8.5 percent.
S.Africa's rand eases after Fed taper decision

South Africa's rand rally reduces some risk to inflation: central bank

The rand hit 10-month highs against the U.S. dollar this week, as investors bought into higher yielding assets on expectations that interest rates in G7 economies would stay low.
Zambia awaits presidential

Zambia awaits presidential, parliamentary vote results

President Edgar Lungu narrowly beat opponent Hakainde Hichilema in a presidential vote nearly 20 months ago to fill the vacancy created by the death of then president Michael Sata, and could be forced into a second-round rerun if he does not get an outright majority this time.