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Sanlam wants delay to ArcelorMittal deal

Sanlam, South Africa's largest insurer, objected on Friday to a proposed R9,1-billion empowerment deal by ArcelorMittal.

Eskom sweetens the deal for unions

Eskom has increased a disputed wage offer to workers in a move that may end a deadlock and avoid a potential strike.

Union delays threat of power strike

Electricity workers gave mediators three more days on Friday to resolve a pay dispute with employers and avert power cuts during the World Cup.

ArcelorMittal SA faces pricing complaint

ArcelorMittal SA faces a possible investigation by competition authorities after fruit canners complained about excessive prices.

Graft concerns may delay donor funds for Zambia

Some Western donors may withhold key financing for Zambia's 2010 budget owing to claims the government is being soft on corruption, officials said.

Mini hydro to help boost rural Africa development

Mini hydro plants could be the answer to a lack of power in rural Africa, industry officials say.

WTO’s Lamy: Doha deal in sight

The Doha round of global trade talks could be concluded within eight months, the head of the WTO said on Tuesday.

Zambia asks Glencore to surrender two copper mines

Zambia has asked Glencore International AG to surrender to the government two mining units it plans to temporarily shut down.

Sata challenges Zambia’s election results

Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata on Friday launched a court challenge to demand a recount of the vote in the presidential election.

Zambia opposition to challenge election result

Zambia's opposition Patriotic Front will launch a court challenge on Tuesday to demand a vote recount after Rupiah Banda was sworn in.

Zambia opposition to contest Banda election

Rupiah Banda, a pro-business centrist, was sworn in as Zambia's president on Sunday after a narrow election win.

Zambia’s acting president poised for election victory

Acting leader Rupiah Banda is likely to be declared the winner of Zambia's presidential election on Sunday.

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