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S.A still working to meet AGOA conditions - trade minister

23 million farmers in drought-hit Southern Africa need urgent help

Failure to help farmers will have a negative impact on harvests.
Clarion call for Nigerian farmers to unite in the battle to save their lands

South African top court says law on land claims invalid

Many people failed to claim their land in an initial period from 1995 to 1998, however, and President Jacob Zuma gave them fresh rights...
Top S.A swimmer Chad Le Clos leads conversation on rising cost trends in cancer

Top S.A swimmer Chad Le Clos leads conversation on rising cost...

Discovery Vitality Ambassador’s journey to the Rio Olympics sparked conversations around cancer trends as his family deals with the illness.
Mugabe supporters rally in Zimbabwe amid tensions over succession

Zimbabwe's Mugabe says will not quit after war veterans' rebuke

The only president Zimbabwe has had in 36 years of independence, was addressing thousands of Zimbabweans who rallied to support him.
Zimbabwe seeks foreign help for flood victims

From herdsmen to central bankers, southern Africa counts drought cost

The 2015/2016 El Nino weather system baked southern Africa before ending in May.
Political tensions & weak growth major risk to S.Africa rating

South Africa will avoid recession this year: central bank

South Africa should, however, narrowly avoid a recession despite the central bank last week cutting its growth forecast for 2016 to zero.
Nigeria signs $80 bln of oil

South African strike could hit oil refineries: union

Around 23,000 workers in the petrochemical and pharmaceutical sectors are expected to down tools.
Brexit and Africa: Time to panic or "keep calm and carry on"?

S.Africa could still suffer post Brexit shocks: deputy governor Mminele

S.Africa could still see a sharp decline in investment flows following Britain's decision to quit the E.U. block.
South Africa and France sign nuclear agreement

S.Africa court confirms amount Zuma should repay for upgrades to private...

S.Africa's concourt ordered Zuma to pay back some of the $16 million of state money spent upgrading his private home.
South African businesses should not take the “easy way out” in tough times - Gordhan

South Africa's labour market worrying: Gordhan

Wage negotiations are taking place in the power, automotive and mining sectors, with initial demands ranging from 13 to 20 percent.
South Africa's Zuma seeks clarity on land expropriation bill

South Africa's Zuma seeks clarity on land expropriation bill

Land is an emotive issue in Africa's most industrialised country more than two decades after the end of apartheid.
Boosting Africa's ICT is key to growth: Rwanda Minister

S.Africa wants review of decision on wireless broadband licenses

ICASA) opened a tender to bid for the high-speed broadband, known as spectrum that seeks to increase access to the Internet.
Eni Angolan project ahead of schedule

Mozambique closes in on huge gas deal after years of delays

Mozambique made one of the world's biggest gas finds in a decade in 2010 but negotiations with operators Eni and Anadarko have dragged on.
Zimbabwe’s dark and ugly past returns to haunt citizens

Zimbabwe threatens "traitorous" war veterans after Mugabe attack

Veterans who fought against white minority rule in the former British colony turned on their long-time ally and commander on Thursday.
Caixabank bid for Banco BPI hits new snag as vote on rights cap delayed

Caixabank bid for Banco BPI hits new snag as vote on...

In April, Caixabank launched a takeover bid for the lender, offering 1.113 euros per share, than its initial offer of 1.329 euros.
South Africa's media strategist Gordon Patterson killed

South Africa's media strategist Gordon Patterson killed

"Gordon has left an indelible impression on the advertising and media industry."
Mugabe supporters rally in Zimbabwe amid tensions over succession

Zimbabwe war veterans turn on "dictator" Mugabe, exposing rifts

"We note, with concern, shock and dismay, the systematic entrenchment of dictatorial tendencies, personified by the President..."
South African insurer Discovery launches wellness programme in Japan

South African insurer Discovery launches wellness programme in Japan

Discovery is active in 11 countries, including the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and China.
South Africa's credit rating key to stabilising inflation: cbank deputy governor

South African Reserve Bank leaves repo rate unchanged at 7.0 percent

Inflation is still expected to accelerate further this year and is only expected to return to within the target range of 3-6 percent.
'Blade Runner' Pistorius to be sentenced for murdering girlfriend

South Africa to appeal 'shockingly lenient' Pistorius sentence

The Paralympic gold medallist was sentenced in July for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013. At the time, some legal experts described the prison term as lenient.
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