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Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority

13 May 2019

JOHANNESBURG Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril Ramaphosa to compromise on those and other economic reforms.

World Bank to boost lending to Africa to help fight poverty -Malpass

03 May 2019

MAPUTO, May 3 The World Bank plans to boost lending to African countries to help fight poverty, the bank's new president said on Friday after touring three sub-Saharan African countries.

Frustration over South African racial disparities builds as poll nears

03 May 2019

BETHLEHEM, South Africa After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government. | Video

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million

03 May 2019

MAPUTO The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday.

Frustration over S.African racial disparities builds as poll nears

03 May 2019

BETHLEHEM, South Africa, May 2 After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government.

Frustration over S.African racial disparities builds as poll nears

02 May 2019

BETHLEHEM, South Africa, May 2 After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government.

South Africa on edge before Moody's rating review amid power crisis

29 Mar 2019

JOHANNESBURG South African markets are on edge about an impending ratings review by Moody's, with some economists fearful that a power crisis will cost the country its last investment-grade rating and lead to outflows of billions of dollars.

South Africa on edge before Moody's rating review amid power crisis

29 Mar 2019

JOHANNESBURG, March 29 South African markets are on edge about an impending ratings review by Moody's, with some economists fearful that a power crisis will cost the country its last investment-grade rating and lead to outflows of billions of dollars.

UPDATE 3-South Africa's power cuts to continue as Eskom battles shortages

18 Mar 2019

* Ramaphosa says power cuts worrying (Adds comments from businesses, ordinary people, writes through)

UPDATE 3-After Eskom bailout, focus shifts to South Africa's credit rating

21 Feb 2019

* South African power firm Eskom gets 23 bln rand a year bailout

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