South Africa's top court orders Zuma to reimburse state.
In a joint statement, the U.S and Nigeria said the groups would come up with a paper within a month finalizing goals.
The Constitutional Court ruling on President Zuma's Nkandla upgrades in underway.
At 0654 GMT, the rand traded at 14.9100 per dollar, 0.23 percent firmer from Wednesday's New York of 14.9445.
Glencore to invest over $1.1 billion in Zambia to sink three copper mine shafts that will extend mine life by over 25 years.
South Africa issues its first stock exchange operating licence in more than 100 years.