past decade

JOHANNESBURG | South Africa’s former leader joins Twitter amid legal woes

JOHANNESBURG— South Africa’s former president, who faces corruption charges, has taken to Twitter. “It’s me, Jacob Zuma,” the ex-leader says in an introductory video posted on the social media site in the last few days. Zuma says “you will get used to me” and that he intends to join the national conversation. He says he … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | South Africa’s former leader joins Twitter amid legal woes

WASHINGTON | US productivity up 2.3% in third quarter

WASHINGTON— U.S. productivity grew at an annual rate of 2.3% in the July-September quarter, slower than the previous quarter but still an improvement over the weak annual gains of the past decade. Labor costs rose at a modest pace in the third quarter. The third quarter gain in productivity was revised up slightly from an … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US productivity up 2.3% in third quarter