Ethiopian PM meets with soldiers demanding pay rises - TV
Speaking to ETV and other state-affiliated media after the meeting, the 42-year-old prime minister did not mention an agreement but said he had listened to the soldiers.
Google unveils new Pixel phone, adds tablet in Apple challenge
The Pixel 3, priced at $799, and a larger Pixel 3 XL, priced at $899, mark Google’s latest entries for a phone lineup it hopes will someday be as popular as Apple Inc’s iPhone.
US Treasury chief warns China against currency devaluations
President Donald Trump has repeatedly accused China of manipulating its currency by allowing it to weaken to gain the upper hand the trade dispute with Washington.
Mental health crisis could cost the world $16 trillion by 2030
The wide-ranging report did not give the breakdown of the potential $16 trillion economic impact it estimated by 2030.
Workers go on strike at Sassa
Nehawu’s main bone of contention is the roll-out of a biometric system for beneficiaries which it says has not been linked to new performance targets for its over 8,000 members at the agency.
Rand steady in early trade
The rand was steady early on Wednesday, after strengthening the previous day on news that President Cyril Ramaphosa had appointed former central bank governor Tito Mboweni as Finance Minister.
Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard early favourites for Rock Hall of Fame
Nicks and British band Def Leppard were among 15 acts from a wide range of styles announced as nominees.
Google challenges record $5bn EU antitrust fine
The European Commission in its July decision said Google had abused its market dominance since 2011.
Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished
Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan asked Saudi Arabia on Monday to prove its assertion that Khashoggi left the consulate.
Hurricane Michael gains strength as Floridians flee to higher ground
By late Tuesday, Michael was causing major disruptions to US oil and gas production as it churned north, gathering greater strength over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Trump's UN envoy Nikki Haley quits, denies 2020 ambitions
Haley (46) is the latest in a long line of high-profile departures from the Trump administration.
We expect progress at October EU meeting - Dominic Raab
Dominic Raab described it as an important milestone in the process of leaving the bloc.
Trump says next meeting with North Korea's Kim being set up
He said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had very good talks with Kim over the weekend and that three or four locations were being considered for the two leaders’ next summit.
King Goodwill Zwelithini, AfriForum to form farming partnership
The move comes as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) takes steps to change the Constitution to expropriate land without compensation.
US Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley resigns - source
Trump accepted the resignation, Axios news site reported, citing two sources familiar with the matter.
Workers strike at Heineken South Africa, firm says operations unaffected
The beer and cider maker said the workers are protesting over poor conditions at a shelter provided for bottle sorters stationed at the Sedibeng Brewery. The firm said it had improved the shelter.
Denel proposes severance packages, salary cuts - union
Solidarity said Denel management had told union officials that staff salary payments for October and beyond were at risk because of the severe liquidity woes the company is facing.
Nigeria's central bank head to meet MTN & banks over $8.1bn repatriation row
The dispute is over the transfer of $8.1 billion of funds which Nigeria’s central bank said the company had sent abroad in breach of foreign-exchange regulations.