* H1 headline earnings per share 918.4 cents vs 877.8 last
* Plans sale of 20% stake in ICBC Argentina
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MAPUTO/JOHANNESBURG With a handshake and a hug, Mozambique's leaders hoped on Tuesday to close the book on a decades-long conflict. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured.
JOHANNESBURG Nedbank called for more urgent government action to fix South Africa's struggling economy on Tuesday after first-half earnings at its main domestic operations flatlined.
JOHANNESBURG, July 31 South African insurer Old
Mutual's fired boss Peter Moyo turned up for work on
Wednesday after a court ruled in favour of his reinstatement,
and was allowed into the company's Johannesburg offices but not
permitted to resume his duties.
JOHANNESBURG - Among the metal shacks and narrow side streets of South Africa's townships, one of the country's biggest lenders sees a sizeable market it wants to be first to crack: multi-million-rand businesses operating largely in cash.
JOHANNESBURG South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misled parliament over a campaign donation.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa's biggest banks are betting cut-price accounts, big mortgages and offers on everything from Adidas backpacks to Xboxes will help them win over the youth market, which many overlooked until it was targeted by a host of start-up rivals.
* Reversing falling customer numbers key to strategy,
JOHANNESBURG Old Mutual's former chief executive Peter Moyo plans to take the South African insurer to court after he was fired on Tuesday following a row over an alleged conflict of interest.