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Teleology has 90 days to complete Nigeria's 9mobile takeover -regulator

A model make use of her cell phone backstage before the MTN Fashion and Design Week in Lagos, Nigeria, Oct. 27, 2012. Photo:Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPANigeria's Teleology Holdings has 90 days to pay $450 million to complete its acquisition of telecoms provider 9mobile or face a rival bid, the country's telecoms regulator said on Wednesday.

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South Africa's mines minister aims for new mining charter by May

Gwede Mantashe addresses journalist during a media briefing in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Photo: AP Photo/Themba HadebeSouth Africa's mines minister Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday he was still aiming to finalise a third version of an industry charter by May that lays out requirements for black ownership levelsand other targets.

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South Africa may ask pharma firms for fee to clear drug review backlog

Forty-milligram tablets of the drug Lipitor photographed in Glen Rock, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005. Photo: MEL EVANS/AP/SIPADrugmakers in Africa's largest pharmaceutical market may be asked to pay a "backlog fee" to help clear a pipeline of medicines waiting years for approval, according to a proposal being considered by South Africa's new industry regulator.

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South Africa may ask pharma firms for fee to clear drug review backlog

Forty-milligram tablets of the drug Lipitor photographed in Glen Rock, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005. Photo: MEL EVANS/AP/SIPADrugmakers in Africa's largest pharmaceutical market may be asked to pay a "backlog fee" to help clear a pipeline of medicines waiting years for approval, according to a proposal being considered by South Africa's new industry regulator.

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Miners insist on rewrite of Congo mining code to protect exemptions

Aug. 16, 2012:Congolese miner sifts through ground rocks to separate out the cassiterite, in the town of Nyabibwe, eastern Congo.Photo: Marc Hofer/AP/SIPAInternational mining companies have insisted that Democratic Republic of Congo amend portions of a new mining code to respect exemptions they were granted by its predecessor.

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Zimbabwe wants mining companies to list on local exchange

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, second from right, talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured), April 3, 2018. Photo: Parker Song/AP/SIPAZimbabwe wants mining firms to list on the local bourse as part of efforts under new president Emmerson Mnangagwa to boost investment and local ownership of its vast mineral resources, a new bill before parliament showed.

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South Africa signs $4.7 bln of delayed renewable energy deals

South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa, center, arrive at parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Photo:Nasief Manie/AP/SIPASouth Africa signed long-delayed renewable energy contracts worth $4.7 billion with independent power producers on Wednesday, in the first major investment deal under President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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