Nigeria's economy grew in Q3 after oil output rose to three year high 10:30 GMT

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's economic growth rose to an annual rate of 2.28% in the three months to the end of September after the production of its main export commodity, crude oil, rose to a more than three year high, the statistics office said on Friday.  Full Article

South African Airways signs wage deal with non-striking union 09:17 GMT 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Airways (SAA) signed a deal on Friday with a union not involved in a strike that has crippled the heavily indebted carrier, giving its members a 5.9% pay rise backdated to April.  Full Article  

Bond fund exodus from S.Africa well underway as credit rating teeters 09:12 GMT 

LONDON/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's struggle to safeguard its last investment grade credit rating has failed to convince the most credit-sensitive global investors and many active fund managers have already voted with their feet.  Full Article  

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