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  1. News - World - AFRICA

    South African economy falls to No 2 on continent behind Nigeria, but Pretoria is unfazed

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Abuja Nigeria now continent's biggest economy but in terms of GDP per capita, South Africa remains far ahead and expects to retain that position South Africans comfortable with being No 2 Nigeria's claiming of the title of Africa's biggest economy is being shrugged off by South African economists, who say their nation remains the driving force ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Jacob Zuma appoints South Africa’s first black finance minister

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... there is a strong desire to put more economic power in black hands. In the 20 years since South Africa struggled free from racist apartheid rule, the economy remains predominantly in white hands, despite ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg First black finance chief for South Africa is part of drive for social transformation Zuma opts for change as cabinet is unveiled South African ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa’s ruling ANC takes clear lead in first ‘Born Free’ election

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:15pm by Reuters in Pretoria

    ... Reuters in Pretoria African National Congress looks set to win South Africa election after securing 59.7 per cent of the vote after one third of ballots counted, election officials say The ruling African National Congress (ANC) took a clear lead on Thursday in South Africa’s first ‘Born Free’ election, involving voters with no memory of the white-minority rule that ended in 1994. ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Babies' deaths underscore South African water supply problems

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... tap water contaminated by sewage have become a tragic symbol of South Africa's struggle to cope with a flood of people into cities designed under apartheid to cater to a tiny white ... voted in its fifth democratic elections, highlighting the social challenges gripping Africa's most developed economy. Before the end of the white-minority apartheid regime and the rise ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa unites for state funeral of Nelson Mandela

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 02:37pm by Reuters and AP

    ... and decisive leaders to guide South Africa through the next 20 years, navigating the myriad complexities of the 21st century global economy and allowing it to claim what it believes is its rightful ... Agencies in Qunu, South Africa The funeral of Nelson Mandela is under way in the family compound of the anti-apartheid leader in Qunu, a rural village in Eastern Cape province. ...

  6. News - World

    Racial divide lives on in rural South Africa

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:44am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... five of her neighbours' houses. "All of them are selling. They have started to take their stuff out." When Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president ... with whites. But as in most parts of the country, whites still dominate the local economy. The white community is a meld of liberal and conservative Afrikaners, many of whom mourned the death ...

  7. News - China

    Xi Jinping prepares to visit Africa

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 02:12pm by Reuters in Bejing

    ... week, would visit South Africa, Tanzania and Republic of Congo, as well as Russia, though he provided no exact dates. “China and Africa are good brothers, good friends and good partners. The visit by China’s new national chairman to Africa fully shows the importance we attach to Sino-African ties,” Yang told a news conference at China’s annual parliament meeting. While in South ...

  8. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Zhu Jianrong claims to be safe, South Africa turns to Chinese bonds

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 07:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... years. Independent Online (South Africa) For the first time in the South African Reserve Bank's history a portion of reserves will be invested in the Chinese interbank bond market. New ... migrant tries to break into the movie industry. Economy Financial Times Foreign companies are looking for signs that tough tactics are no more than short-term political moves. Wall Street Journal ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping departs for South America tour

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 11:15am by AFP, Reuters

    ... attend a meeting, hosted by Brazil, of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) group of emerging powers, at which he will have his first encounter with India's new Hindu ... Xi Jinping has departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States. Xi ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Price-cost pinch dulls last lustre of South Africa’s gold

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 02:12pm by Reuters

    ... for Africa’s largest economy but has been slowly dying for decades as ore grades decline and shafts reach depths of 4 kms (2.5 miles), the world’s deepest. Unrest is also flaring as restive miners ... for domestic gold producers, has given them a temporary life-line of sorts but not enough to halt the terminal decline. According to Roger Baxter, chief economist at South Africa’s Chamber of Mines, ...




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