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      Apartheid murderer Eugene de Kock given parole in South Africa

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    1. beyondbrics

      January 29, 2015

      EM consumer: differentiation not generalisation

      Clouds hang over Russia and challenges abound in Latin America and South Africa, but emerging market (EM) consumers remain...

    2. January 28, 2015

      Glencore considers cuts at South Africa coal unit Optimum

      Glencore is considering a partial shutdown of a coal unit in South Africa in what would be the most decisive response so far...

    3. beyondbrics

      January 28, 2015

      Oil versus the current account: have investors got it wrong?

      Emerging market currencies may have received a boost against the dollar last week after the European Central Bank announced...

    4. January 23, 2015

      Amplats blames strike for profit warning

      Anglo American Platinum, the world’s top platinum producer, issued a profit warning on Friday, saying its earnings could...

    5. January 22, 2015

      Anglo American set to sell Australian coal mines to boost returns

      Anglo American is eyeing the sale of a cluster of coal assets in eastern Australia as the miner struggles to boost...

    6. January 20, 2015

      A taste of the Nando's secret sauce

      If anyone else said they wanted to change the way the world thinks about chicken and to “change people’s lives, one chicken...

    7. beyondbrics

      January 16, 2015

      India, Peru and Egypt show acceleration in EM's easing cycle

      Unexpectedly early interest rate cuts in India, Peru and Egypt on Thursday indicate that falling oil prices and gathering...

    8. January 15, 2015

      South Africa seeks a national mining champion amid restructurings

      South Africa’s mining minister wants to see a “national champion” emerge from a swath of corporate restructurings by some of...

    9. January 11, 2015

      Africa Cup of Nations highlights migrant impact on football talent

      The 30th Africa Cup of Nations, the continent’s football championship, begins next Saturday with 268 players taking part....

    10. beyondbrics

      January 6, 2015

      Guest post: a reform scorecard for EM in 2015

      By Jonathan Fenby, Trusted Sources As reform has become the principal touchstone for emerging markets (EM), the importance...

    11. beyondbrics

      January 5, 2015

      Guest post: a wall of money awaits Africa power projects

      By David Humphrey, Standard Bank Group Sitting around a fire in the middle of the Namib Desert, western tourists can sample...

    12. December 26, 2014

      Quotas cause ruck in South African rugby

      When Nelson Mandela handed the Rugby World Cup trophy to François Pienaar in 1995, Kaya Malotana was watching the event in a...

    13. December 22, 2014

      Northam Platinum eyes place among top mining producers

      The area deep underground where miners drill and blast the rock seam at the Booysendal mine in Mpumalanga is dark, hot and...

    14. December 19, 2014

      Bric funds dodge Russia bullet

      Funds investing in the once-fashionable “Bric” groupings of countries have dodged the worst effects of the Russian crisis by...

    15. December 19, 2014

      Trophy hunters return to Cape Town’s high-end property market

      In Cape Town’s affluent coastal suburbs the houses are becoming more opulent and spectacular as they tower imperiously over...

    16. beyondbrics

      December 19, 2014

      Hello 2015: Africa's digital and mobile revolution

      By Arthur Bastings of Millicom Africa watchers frequently comment on how technological innovation on the continent is...

    17. December 15, 2014

      Carmen, Théâtre du Rond-Point, Paris — review

      African dance companies rarely get a look in outside their home continent. Recently, however, two new names have emerged...

    18. December 15, 2014

      EM currency sell-off claims bigger scalps

      The sell-off in emerging market currencies in recent months has not claimed every scalp — yet.  Currencies of oil importers...

    19. December 11, 2014

      Johannesburg exchange in Africa gateway play

      The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has launched an initiative to attract companies listed in London, New York, Toronto and...

    20. December 11, 2014

      IMF warns on South African economy

      South Africa urgently needs to tackle structural problems that are stymieing growth, the International Monetary Fund has...

    21. December 10, 2014

      Pistorius prosecutors can challenge culpable homicide conviction

      A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal against Oscar Pistorius’s conviction for culpable homicide in...

    22. December 9, 2014

      Anglo American set to miss target as commodity prices fall

      Anglo American said on Tuesday that one of its key business targets is unlikely to be met because of falling commodity...

    23. December 9, 2014

      Worsening electricity crisis adds to South Africa’s economic woes

      Bruno Dimana sits in the dark at the menswear shop he helps manage in a usually bustling district of Johannesburg, and sighs...

    24. December 8, 2014

      Blackstar bids £29m for full ownership of Times Media Group

      Investment group Blackstar is set to strengthen its position in African media, after announcing a plan to take full...

    25. December 8, 2014

      Oil and dollar hammer emerging markets

      Emerging market currencies fell to a 14-year low against the dollar on Monday, hammered by investor appetite for the US...

    26. December 8, 2014

      BHP Billiton spin-off named South32

      BHP Billiton ended speculation about the name of its new spin-off company that will hold up to $15bn in non-core assets,...

    27. December 2, 2014

      HIV is becoming weaker, study finds

      The rapid evolution of HIV in response to widespread drug treatment is making the virus less virulent and less likely to...

    28. December 2, 2014

      M&A activity hots up in Africa as investors bet on growth

      Concerns on the scale of the Ebola crisis, current levels of political unrest and plunging commodity prices would have sent...

    29. December 1, 2014

      Fifa World Cup bid furore refuses to die down

      The World Cup is, many argue, sport’s greatest event, a multibillion-dollar carnival that only the summer Olympics can hope...

    30. December 1, 2014

      ‘Milestone’ in fight against Aids as treatment outpaces infections

      The world has passed an important tipping point in the fight against Aids, according to data showing that more people gained...

    31. November 30, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – Dec 1 Visit South Africa The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business is hosting an evening of...

    32. November 27, 2014

      SABMiller has large appetite for Africa’s soft drinks market

      SABMiller, the UK-based brewer, raised a Thanksgiving Day toast on Thursday to seal a deal that will make it Coca-Cola’s...

    33. November 27, 2014

      EM winners and losers in oil lottery

      What do low oil prices mean for emerging markets, asks Shweta Singh at Lombard Street Research. Some, clearly, will suffer....

    34. November 27, 2014

      SABMiller and Coca-Cola toast Africa bottling deal

      SABMiller and Coca-Cola are creating Africa’s largest soft drink bottling operation with annual sales of $2.9bn as they seek...

    35. November 26, 2014

      Cyril Ramaphosa to divest stake in Shanduka

      Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s deputy president and one of its most prominent businessmen, is to complete his divestment...

    36. November 26, 2014

      Carlyle makes first investment in South Africa

      Carlyle, one of the world’s largest private equity groups, has made its first investment in South Africa just days after...

    37. November 25, 2014

      South Africa posts ‘disappointing’ growth in third quarter

      South Africa’s economic woes showed few signs of abating on Tuesday as third-quarter growth data proved disappointing on the...

    38. November 25, 2014

      South African retailers strike $5.7bn deal

      Steinhoff International, South Africa’s biggest furniture company, has agreed to buy Pepkor, Africa’s largest retailer, in a...

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