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EUROZONE CRISIS 
The Eurozone crisis has become a buzzword, but most people are oblivious as to how this will affect them personally. The crisis was sparked by Greece's inability to meet its borrowing obligations, very similar to a situation where you are unable to pay your bank loan due to a job loss or cut in salary. Because of this, many banks who were lenders to Greece are experiencing a cash crunch.

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South Africa's trade deficit narrows to 2.91 bln in September
Reuters Africa - 5 Hours ago
JOHANNESBURG Oct 31 (Reuters) - The shortfall on South Africa's trade account narrowed sharply to 2.91 billion rand in September from a revised 16.75 billion rand in August, as the import bill nearly
South Africa's trade deficit narrows to 2.91bn in September Business Recorder
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S.Africa's high jobless rate reflects rigid labour market - Kganyago
Reuters Africa - 6 Hours ago
PRETORIA Oct 31 (Reuters) - South Africa's high unemployment rate is reflective of a rigid labour market, the central bank's Lesetja Kganyago said on Friday. "The nature of unemployment in South
S.Africa's high jobless rate reflects rigid labour market: Kganyago Sharenet
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U.S. Fed must consider emerging markets - S.Africa's Marcus
Reuters Africa - 5 Hours ago
PRETORIA Oct 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve needs to consider the effects of its policies on developing economies, said South Africa's out-going central bank governor Gill Marcus on Friday.
U.S. Fed must consider emerging markets: S.Africa's Marcus Yahoo! News South Africa
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MTN, Vodacom Said to Examine Acquisition of Oi’s African Assets
La Repubblica - 5 Hours ago
PM Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- MTN Group Ltd. and Vodacom Group Ltd. are studying a purchase of a stake in Oi SA’s African businesses, according to four people familiar with the matter. MTN and Vodacom
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Friedland’s Plan for $1.6 Billion Platinum Mine at Impasse
Washington Post - 6 Hours ago
(Adds shares in last paragraph.) Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Construction of the biggest platinum mine planned since 1993 is being delayed because of an impasse between billionaire Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe
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New Docs on South Africa Abound, But Local Network Can't Air Them
Variety - 87 Minutes ago
With the death of Nelson Mandela still fresh in the minds of millions, and the nation celebrating the 20th anniversary since the end of apartheid, South Africa has spent much of 2014 in a reflective mood.
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South Africa Customs Dog Makes Biggest Rhino-Horn Airport Find
BusinessWeek - 87 Minutes ago
The South African Revenue Service customs team at O.R. Tambo International Airport seized more than 41 kilograms (90 pounds) of rhino horns with the aid of a trained detector dog called Mimmo. Mimmo
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UPDATE 2-Suspect in killing of S.Africa national soccer captain arrested
Reuters Africa - 91 Minutes ago
(Adds detail, background) JOHANNESBURG Oct 31 (Reuters) - A suspect in the killing of the captain of South Africa's national soccer team has been arrested, a spokesman for the National Prosecuting
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South Africa Gold Stocks Fall to 13-Year Low on Bullion Drop
La Repubblica - 93 Minutes ago
(Updates with closing stock prices from first paragraph.) Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Gold stocks in South Africa, the world’s sixth-biggest producer of the metal, fell to a 13-year low as bullion dropped
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South Africa Trade Gap Narrows in September as Exports Surge
BusinessWeek - 6 Hours ago
South Africa’s trade deficit narrowed more than estimated in September as production and exports of precious metals gained pace after platinum miners ended a five-month wage strike. The trade gap narrowed
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Insurers Drawn by African Dawn for Cover, Says LeapFrog
BusinessWeek - 6 Hours ago
Global insurance companies are flocking to Africa, where millions of people have started earning enough to afford business cover and protection for their families, said private equity firm LeapFrog Investments.
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Cairn starts polymer injection
Hindu Business Line - 95 Minutes ago
Cairn India said on Friday that it has initiated polymer injection at its Mangala field, in Barmer, Rajasthan. “This will enable us to further unlock the potential of the prolific Rajasthan block,” said
Cairn India starts polymer injection in its Mangala field in Rajasthan Noodls
Cairn India intiates polymer injection ahead of schedule Business Standard India
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South Africa: suspect arrested in soccer killing
Metro Canada - 95 Minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG – A South African official says a suspect has appeared in court on a murder charge for the killing of Senzo Meyiwa, the national soccer team captain. Nathi Mncube, spokesman for the National
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TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in South Africa
TMC Net - 82 Minutes ago
[October 31, 2014] LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)-- TriLinc Global Impact Fund ("TriLinc" or the "Company") announced today that it has recently approved $2.8 million in two trade finance
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Insurers target Africa as millions buy cover
PropertyCasualty360.com - 81 Minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Global insurance companies are flocking to Africa, where millions of people have started earning enough to afford business cover and protection for their families, said private equity firm
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ANC denies it is broke
Mail & Guardian Online - 6 Hours ago
“We refute the claim and allegation that the ANC is broke and facing bankruptcy,” spokesperson Zizi Kodwa said. The ANC was funded largely through donations and was “not a profit-making organisation”,
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Is Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, Aviva plc, Old Mutual plc Or Standard Life Plc
Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 5 Hours ago
Is Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON: DLG), Aviva plc (LON: AV), Old Mutual plc (LON: OML) or Standard Life Plc (LON: SL) the best buy right now?
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Meyiwa's body arrives in Durban
IAfrica.com - 6 Hours ago
The body of slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa has now arrived in Durban ahead of the soccer star's memorial this afternoon. More than 1000 people gathered at Durban City Hall have been asked
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Man accused of murdering South African football captain appears in court
NewsRT.co.uk - 75 Minutes ago
Zanokuhle Mbatha, 25, is facing charges of murder and armed robbery following the death of Senzo Meyiwa. Meyiwa, 27, was gunned down on Sunday at his girlfriend's house on the outskirts of Johannesburg.
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Lara apologises for 1998 tour disaster, thanks Mandela letter
Times Live South Africa - 5 Hours ago
Lara was guest of honour at a banquet in Johannesburg this week to launch the Sports Heroes Walk against Aids - an annual event where sports personalities join a walk through the provinces raising awareness
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South Africa: A Clearvu On Adwords? - ENSafrica
Mondaq - 5 Hours ago
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Statement Mondaq.com (the Website) is owned and managed by Mondaq Ltd and as a user you are granted a non-exclusive, revocable license to access the Website under its
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INTERNATIONAL REPORT: African education in spotlight at One Young World summit
Radio France Internationale - 5 Hours ago
At the 2014 One Young World summit in Dublin, Ireland Facebook page/One Young World We hear from two people who spoke at the One Young World summit in Ireland before 1,300 delegates from over
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Beeld now South Africa’s most quoted daily newspaper
The Media Online - 5 Hours ago
Beeld has emerged as South Africa’s most quoted daily newspaper, according to new research by Media Tenor. The company’s quarterly ‘Most Quoted Media’ (MQM) analysis shows Sunday newspapers still taking
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Goldplat plc provided update on operations in South Africa, Ghana and Kenya
Mbendi - 5 Hours ago
Goldplat plc, the AIM listed gold producer in Africa, announces an operations update for its two market leading gold recovery businesses in South Africa and Ghana, and its Kilimapesa Gold Project in Kenya.
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City’s big drive to create work opportunities for residents
Noodls - 5 Hours ago
MEDIA RELEASE 31 OCTOBER 2014 The City of Cape Town is encouraging unemployed residents who are looking for work to join the City's jobseekers database. Read more below. The City of Cape Town, as part
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