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Old Mutual Wealth's client inflows rise as parent works on break-up

Old Mutual Wealth forecast that markets will remain volatile until the outcome of Britain's June general election. In this  photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May departs 10 Downing Street in London for Prime Minister's Questions, April 19, 2017. Photo: Frank Augstein/AP/SIPAFinancial services group Old Mutual Plc's UK asset management business reported its higher ever quarter for client inflows and funds under management for the first three months of the year, citing increased demand for its services and platform.

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Cabin crew at South African Airways launch strike over pay

Fire service vehicle parks in front of the South African Airways SA286 in the Hong Kong International Airport Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Photo: AP/SIPACabin crew at South African Airways (SAA) went on strike on Wednesday over pay benefits, the top union at the state-owned carrier said, disrupting domestic flights and threatening to extend the walkout to international routes.

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South Africa's Sibanye declares war on illegal gold miners

 Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman, third from left, ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, Feb. 21, 2013. Photo: Mary Altaffer/AP/SIPAIllegal gold mining has plagued South Africa's mining companies for decades, robbing the industry and state coffers of billions of rand through small-time pilfering as well as networks run by organised crime.

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Cash strapped Zimbabwe struggles to pay tobacco farmers

 Workers at Boka Tobacco Auction Floors inspect some of the tobacco on the first day of trading in Harare, March, 15, 2017. Photo:Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPATobacco Farmers in Zimbabwe are demanding their money after weeks of payment delays as the country continues to experience a cash shortage.

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World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth up in 2017 after poor 2016 performance

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari, speaks at the presidential palac in Abuja, Nigeria, March 10, 2017. The World Bank has said that 2016 growth in Sub-Saharan Africa was hurt by poor performance in Nigeria, amongst other countries. Photo: Sunday Aghaeze/AP/SIPAEconomic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is seen rising between this year and 2019, helped by better commodity prices and improved global conditions, the World Bank said in a report on Wednesday.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe impatient over pace of mining reform

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe delivers his speech during the country's 37 Independence celebrations in Harare, April, 18, 2017. Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAZimbabwe's mining industry needs to be reorganised to contribute more towards the African country's economy, President Robert Mugabe told crowds gathered at the national sports stadium in Harare to celebrate the country's 37th independence anniversary on Tuesday (April 18).

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