- With COP21 set to begin in Paris, representatives from less developed countries worry that their needs will be ignored in the hunt for a deal.
- The pontiff will begin his first visit to Africa this week, stopping in Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic. But hosting the Holy See won't be cheap.
- The global economy remains very much a mixed bag for investors, with the United States looking like it may hike interest rates for the first time since 2006 next month.
- “Certainly, you can’t say when the economy is not growing that your original plan will be implemented as they were,” President Jacob Zuma said Tuesday.