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Stella Mapenzauswa

Stella Mapenzauswa

    Zambia's opposition leader takes early lead over President Edgar Lungu in election
    Zambia's opposition leader takes early lead over President Edgar Lungu in election
    Campaigning for this week's vote centred largely on the economy as Africa's second largest copper producer battles weak commodity prices.
    US warns of possible terrorist attacks in South Africa
    US warns of possible terrorist attacks in South Africa
    Alarming statement singles out upmarket shopping malls in Johannesburg and Cape Town as potential targets of extremist violence.
    South Africa's investment grade rating still vulnerable
    South Africa's investment grade rating still vulnerable
    Analysts warn that blunders in policy could bring about a downgrade by the end of the year.
    Mantashe admits ANC is losing supporters' confidence
    Mantashe admits ANC is losing supporters' confidence
    The ANC's secretary general has warned that the ruling party must win back supporters' confidence before it risks losing them for good.
    MDC in the lurch after Zuma gives Zim election two thumbs up
    MDC in the lurch after Zuma gives Zim election two thumbs up
    Jacob Zuma has congratulated Robert Mugabe on his disputed election win, but some say Zimbabwe's MDC should not have taken part in the polls at all.
    Gordhan lauds SA's economy despite stifling monetary policy
    Gordhan lauds SA's economy despite stifling monetary policy
    The SA Reserve Bank has done well to balance economic growth and job creation while pursuing its mandate to monitor inflation, says Pravin Gordhan.
    SA to debut on Citi index but credit worries remain
    SA to debut on Citi index but credit worries remain
    South Africa's debt market should continue to benefit after it becomes the first in Africa to be included in a prominent global bond index.
    Gill Marcus puts the focus on inflation
    Gill Marcus puts the focus on inflation
    Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus says the monetary policy will maintain its focus on hitting a 3% to 6% inflation target over the medium term.
    SA stocks reach biggest daily gain in 16 months
    SA stocks reach biggest daily gain in 16 months
    State bonds fell and yields climbed as SA's benchmark stocks booked their biggest daily gain in 16 months, breaking a three-day losing streak.
    SA hit by global turmoil, bond yields driven down
    SA hit by global turmoil, bond yields driven down
    Gloomy comments from the reserve bank were the backdrop to a fall in bond yields and a volatile day for the rand, which ended down against the dollar.
    SA's stocks snap losses, govt bonds weaken
    SA's stocks snap losses, govt bonds weaken
    South African blue-chip stocks closed around 1,2% higher on Tuesday as telecoms, mining and banking shares rebounded.