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India

Promit Mukherjee

Amid pandemic, investors bet on India's Jio and its giant-killer playbook

04 Jun 2020

MUMBAI From its Silicon Valley-like campus near Mumbai, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Jio telecom carrier is emerging as a winner from changes in the way Indian consumers plug into a digital economy made more urgent by the coronavirus pandemic.

Red tape thwarts South Africa's green energy potential

04 Jun 2020

JOHANNESBURG - World-leading renewables companies are lining up to invest in South Africa's energy sector and help remedy a chronic generation shortfall that pushed the continent's most advanced economy into recession even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck.

UPDATE 2-Investec Bank CEO sees no sector-wide relief to come from South African banks

21 May 2020

* Group's profit drops 16.8% for full yr ended March (Adds interview details)

South Africa eases lockdown of battered economy

01 May 2020

JOHANNESBURG South Africa took its first shaky steps on Friday towards rolling back one of the world's strictest COVID-19 lockdowns, seeking a balance between containing the disease and providing much-needed relief for the economy.

South Africa takes painful first steps towards reopening battered economy

01 May 2020

JOHANNESBURG South Africa took its first shaky steps towards rolling back one of the world's strictest COVID-19 lockdowns on Friday as it sought to strike a delicate balance between containing the disease and reviving its battered economy.

South Africa takes painful first steps towards reopening battered economy

01 May 2020

JOHANNESBURG, May 1 South Africa took its first shaky steps towards rolling back one of the world's strictest COVID-19 lockdowns on Friday as it sought to strike a delicate balance between containing the disease and reviving its battered economy.

Gold Fields eyes full output at South Africa mine by end May

23 Apr 2020

JOHANNESBURG Gold Fields hopes to reach full production at its only gold mine in South Africa by the end of May, its chief executive said on Thursday, as it forecast limited impact to its global output from the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE 2-Gold Fields eyes full output at South Africa mine by end May

23 Apr 2020

* Sees limited impact from coronavirus on global output (Adds conference call comments)

India may give reprieve to solar projects delayed by coronavirus fallout

18 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI India will consider extending deadlines for completing solar energy projects to shield developers from stiff penalties after the coronavirus outbreak hit component supplies from China, a top government official said on Tuesday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-India may give reprieve to solar projects delayed by coronavirus fallout

18 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI, Feb 18 India will consider extending deadlines for completing solar energy projects to shield developers from stiff penalties after the coronavirus outbreak hit component supplies from China, a top government official said on Tuesday.

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