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South Africa's Eskom revises coal contract strategy, seeks supply security

 People walk below power pylons at Hartebeespoort, South Africa, Friday Nov. 25, 2011.Photo:  AP Photo/Denis   South Africa's cash-strapped power utility Eskom said on Friday it had revised its coal strategy to focus on contracts that offer long-term, fixed prices and security of supply as it faces possible power outages and low stockpiles of the fuel.

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"The NHI is not going to kill the private sector."- Aaron Motsaoledi, Health minister, South Africa

Aaron Motsaoledi Health minister, South Africa

The NHI is not going to kill the private sector

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South Africa: Healthcare in a hurry

 

Leila Dougan/Daily MaverickPresident Ramaphosa’s government is pushing through National Health Insurance legislation despite opposition and complaints of lack of clarity

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South Africa's MTN aims to offer mobile banking in Nigeria next year

People sell MTN phone cards on a street in Lagos, Nigeria Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPAMTN Group will apply for a mobile banking license in Nigeria and launch a service there next year, its CEO said on Tuesday, further embedding the South African telecoms company in its biggest but increasingly problematic market.

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Zimbabwe invites bids for struggling national airline

A bird flies near the air traffic control tower of the newly renamed Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAZimbabwe has invited bids for the state-owned airline as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government pushes ahead with a drive to privatise and end state funding to loss-making firms, Air Zimbabwe's administrator said on Monday.

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South Africa | Spotlight: Tito Mboweni

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President Ramaphosa has called on a financial firefighter and political ally to steady the economy and return it to solid growth ahead of a crucial electoral test next year

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