Lawyers for South Africa’s Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly

JOHANNESBURG, May 20 (Reuters) – Jacob Zuma’s lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his bid to have revived corruption

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S.Africa’s Amplats fires over 600 underground workers at its Mototolo mine

JOHANNESBURG, May 20 (Reuters) – Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said on Monday it fired about half of the underground workers at its Mototolo mine following an illegal strike. Workers belonging

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Soccer-Guijarro named in Spain’s women’s World Cup squad

BARCELONA, May 20 (Reuters) – Patri Guijarro was a surprise inclusion in Jorge Vilda’s Spain squad for next month’s women’s World Cup in France which was announced on Monday. The

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Soccer-Guijarro named in Spain’s women’s World Cup squad

BARCELONA, May 20 (Reuters) – Patri Guijarro was a surprise inclusion in Jorge Vilda’s Spain squad for next month’s women’s World Cup in France which was announced on Monday. The

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UPDATE 1-South Africa’s Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan

(Adds details) JOHANNESBURG, May 20 (Reuters) – Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmaker’s portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter

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EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks rebound, Indian markets cheer exit polls showing Modi win

* India shares rise more than 3%, rupee up 1% * China shares down after Washington blacklists Huawei * Turkey’s lira up By Susan Mathew May 20 (Reuters) – Emerging

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South Africa’s Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan

JOHANNESBURG, May 20 (Reuters) – Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy Aspen’s portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188

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South Africa’s Barloworld H1 earnings jump 14%

JOHANNESBURG, May 20 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Barloworld Ltd, a dealer for Caterpillar Inc and other industrial equipment brands, reported a 14.1% gain in first-half earnings on Monday, driven by

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Rugby-Sonny Bill only has to prove fitness ahead of World Cup – Hansen

WELLINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – Sonny Bill Williams has enough credit in the bank to only need to prove his fitness to put himself into contention for his third Rugby

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Rugby-Crusaders ‘strongly refute’ allegations of homophobic behaviour

WELLINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – The Canterbury Crusaders on Monday denied allegations on social media that some of the team’s players had exhibited homophobic behaviour during an altercation at a

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Rugby-Crusaders draw a Rubicon moment for Stormers, says coach

CAPE TOWN, May 19 (Reuters) – The decision to take a penalty and settle for a 19-19 draw with the Canterbury Crusaders on Saturday rather than risk the points by

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Rugby-Crusaders play ‘safe card’ on injured Read

CAPE TOWN, May 19 (Reuters) – All Blacks captain Kieran Read missed Saturday’s Super Rugby clash for the Canterbury Crusaders against the Stormers with a neck injury but his absence

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HIGHLIGHTS-Super Rugby week 14

May 18 (Reuters) – Highlights from Super Rugby week 14 matches: STORMERS 19 CANTERBURY CRUSADERS 19 A last-gasp kick from Jean-Luc du Plessis ensured a thrilling draw for the struggling

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Cricket-Gibson wary of English weather at World Cup

CAPE TOWN, May 14 (Reuters) – South Africa coach Ottis Gibson believes weather will play its part in deciding the outcome of the Cricket World Cup in England and Wales.

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Naspers sells Brazilian online comparison site Buscapé

SAO PAULO, May 14 (Reuters) – South African media and tech group Naspers Ltd has agreed to sell its Brazilian online price comparison website Buscapé to rival Zoom, it said

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UPDATE 1-MTN targets Thursday for long-planned Nigeria listing

(Updates with comments from sources familiar with listing) By Chijioke Ohuocha and Paul Carsten ABUJA, May 14 (Reuters) – MTN’s Nigerian business is aiming to list on the Nigerian Stock

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UPDATE 1-South Africa’s rand firms amid U.S.-China trade talk hopes, stocks down

(Updates price) JOHANNESBURG, May 14, Reuters – South Africa’s rand firmed on Tuesday as slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort to markets,

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MTN Nigeria prefers to list on Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday

ABUJA, May 14 (Reuters) – MTN’s Nigerian unit would prefers to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday, a spokesman for the South African firm said on Tuesday. “We

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MTN aims to list Nigerian unit on Thursday -sources

LAGOS, May 14 (Reuters) – South Africa’s MTN aims to list its Nigerian business on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday, two sources familiar with the listing told Reuters. The

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Miner Petra Diamonds sells its 425-carat legacy diamond

May 14 (Reuters) – Petra Diamonds said on Tuesday it sold its 425-carat ‘Legacy of the Cullinan Diamond Mine’ diamond to Belgium-based Stargems Group for $15 million. The miner, which

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Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub

NAIROBI, May 14 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the

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UPDATE 2-BHP to keep Nickel West, Rio looks to Jadar lithium for battery boom

* BHP had made several attempts to sell Nickel West * But now says will keep the development * That comes amid growing demand for EV battery materials (Adds comment,

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Investec Bank names Stuart Charles Spencer as finance director

May 14 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Investec Bank Ltd on Tuesday named Stuart Charles Spencer as its new finance director replacing Nishlan Andre Samujh. The announcement comes after Samujh was

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UPDATE 1-South African unemployment rises, in challenge for Ramaphosa

(Adds detail, context) PRETORIA, May 14 (Reuters) – South Africa’s unemployment rate inched up to 27.6% in the first quarter, official data showed on Tuesday, underscoring the scale of the

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South Africa’s unemployment rate rises to 27.6% in Q1

PRETORIA, May 14 (Reuters) – South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 27.6% in the first quarter from 27.1% in the last quarter of 2018, official data showed on Tuesday. There

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EMERGING MARKETS-Trade war tensions shove stocks to lowest since January

LONDON, May 14 (Reuters) – U.S.-China trade worries pushed emerging market shares to their lowest since January, though some conciliatory noises from the two sides did at least help slow

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UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore sees higher H1 headline profit

(Adds details on outlook, context) May 14 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore Ltd said on Tuesday first-half headline earnings is expected to rise at least 160 percent, boosted

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S.Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore sees higher H1 headline earnings

May 14 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore Ltd said on Tuesday first-half headline earnings is expected to rise at least 160 percent, boosted by higher iron ore export

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UPDATE 1-BHP to keep Nickel West operations in Australia amid positive battery outlook

* BHP had made several attempts to sell Nickel West * But now says will keep the development * That comes amid growing demand for EV battery materials (Adds comment,

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Trade tensions hold South Africa’s rand down

JOHANNESBURG, May 14, Reuters – South Africa’s rand was mostly flat on Tuesday, struggling to bounce back from a flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions that had dragged the currency down

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BHP says to keep Nickel West operations in Australia amid positive battery outlook

MELBOURNE, May 14 (Reuters) – Global miner BHP Group will keep its Australian Nickel West operations amid the positive outlook for battery materials, Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Tuesday.

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Rugby-Jetlagged Toomua says ready to step up for Rebels

MELBOURNE, May 14 (Reuters) – Unable to sleep in, jetlagged Wallabies back Matt Toomua rose early to read the Melbourne Rebels’ playbook after a whirlwind trip home to Australia over

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Britain’s Nationwide, Investec, Co-Op Bank get cash for small business lending

LONDON, May 14 (Reuters) – Nationwide Building Society, Investec Bank and The Co-operative Bank have been granted a total of 80 million pounds from a fund set-up to increase competition

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UPDATE 1-S.African rand, stocks fall as U.S.-China trade war dents risk appetite

(Adds trader comment, latest data, stocks) JOHANNESBURG, May 13 (Reuters) – South Africa’s rand weakened on Monday, shedding election- inspired gains, as an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war dented

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REFILE-Athletics-SAfrican government instructs athletics body to appeal Semenya decision

(Fixes byline) By Mark Gleeson PRETORIA, May 13 (Reuters) – The South African government said on Monday it was instructing the country’s athletics governing body to appeal against the Court

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