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Gold miner Sibanye's profit plunges after fatal accidents hit output

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 18, 2016 a closed mine shaft in Welkom, South Africa. Photo: Themba Hadebe/AP/SIPASouth African miner Sibanye-Stillwater's core profit plunged 40 percent in the third quarter, it said on Thursday, after production at its domestic gold mining operations was hit by incidents that have caused 24 deaths this year.

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Music: Rap against repression

 

Enia Lipanga (far left) and her group, Revolucao Feminina. All rights reservedIn Mozambique, young rappers are using their rhymes to project the aspirations of the youth

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Seychelles raises $15 million with world's first blue bond

Undated image released by Wilderness Safaris on Tuesday May 10 2011 of North Island in the Seychelles, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Photo: AP/SIPA Seychelles has raised $15 million by offering the world's first blue bond, raised from investors to finance ocean-based projects, to expand its marine protected areas and boost its fisheries sector.

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South Africa's Nedbank becomes latest firm to drop KPMG

Logo of the chartered accountant company KPMG pictured in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Photo: AP Photo/Michael SohnSouth African lender Nedbank said on Monday it would appoint Ernst & Young as joint external auditors in May 2019, becoming the latest firm to drop the scandal-hit KPMG's local unit.

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Zimbabwe | Cuts in the time of cholera

Philimon Bulawayo/REUTERS
With his late August inauguration behind him, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has a long list of worries ahead, from tetchy relations with Western governments and a grinding economic crisis to a September cholera outbreak.

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Art & life: Series - Dust & dreams

Lidudumalingani for TAR

South Africa’s gritty series, Tjovitjo, breaks the mould of TV drama with its look, its story-telling and its township setting. For the show’s director and producer a refusal to compromise on what they believed  in has finally paid off

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