S.Africa's rand eases after Fed taper decision

South Africa's rand rallies ahead of expected GDP boost

Rand 0.6 percent firmer at 14.2950 per dollar at 0650 GMT versus overnight close of 14.3800.
South Africa's AMCU

South Africa's AMCU, platinum mines fail to reach wage deal

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), which led a crippling five-month strike in 2014, has been in talks with Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Lonmin since July this year.

Zambia's Lungu to be sworn in after election challenge fails

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema had filed a petition in the constitutional court last month, saying the Aug. 11 vote was rigged and Lungu's victory should be annulled.