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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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Director hits back at critics of Taylor Swift's African video
Reuters Africa - 23 Hours ago
NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The director of Taylor Swift's new African-set music video on Wednesday sought to deflect mounting criticism over the absence of black people in the mini-film and its romanticized
Corrected - Director hits back at critics of Taylor Swift's African video Reuters India
CORRECTED-Director hits back at critics of Taylor Swift's African video Reuters
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AFRICA BUSINESS-Nigeria firms ease access to labour market for unemployed youths
Reuters UK - 22 Hours ago
LAGOS, Sept 2 A year ago, computer science graduate Tolulope Komolafe was among the millions of young Nigerians unable to find full-time work. Her only income came from tutoring teenagers in maths and
Nigeria firms create jobs for unemployed youths Uncova
Nigeria firms ease access to labour market for unemployed youths Business Day Nigeria
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Africa highlights: Wednesday 2 September 2015
BBC - 9/2/2015
Key points - Congolese rebel Ntaganda pleads not guilty at his ICC trial - Durban named as hosts of 2022 Commonwealth Games - Legendary Ghanaian footballer and coach CK Gyamfi dies - Violence
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South African car makers hit by falling rand, weak demand
Reuters UK - 9/2/2015
* New car sales contract for fourth straight month * Falling rand puts pressure on dealers and retailers * Auto industry contributes 7.5 percent of GDP By Mfuneko Toyana JOHANNESBURG, Sept 2 (Reuters)
SA car makers hit by falling rand, weak demand Moneyweb
Car makers hit by falling rand, weak demand Times Live South Africa
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BRIEF-Woolworths Holdings names Rylands as Woolworths South Africa CEO
Reuters UK - 9/2/2015
Sept 2 Woolworths Holdings Ltd : * Appointment of Zyda Rylands to new role of CEO of Woolworths South Africa * Rylands will take responsibility for entire food and clothing business across South
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South Africa race row case dismissed
BBC - 9/2/2015
A legal attempt to block the South African team flying to the UK to play in the Rugby World Cup in a row over racial discrimination has failed. A judge in Pretoria dismissed an opposition political
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South African car makers hit by falling rand, weak demand
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
* New car sales contract for fourth straight month * Falling rand puts pressure on dealers and retailers * Auto industry contributes 7.5 percent of GDP By Mfuneko Toyana
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RPT-EU Commission opens study into Mondi purchase of Walki plants
Reuters UK - 9/2/2015
BRUSSELS, Sept 2 The European Commission said on Wednesday it had opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Mondi's planned purchase of two packaging plants of Walki Group would harm competition.
EU Commission opens study into Mondi purchase of Walki plants Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland
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Springboks 'free to fly' to World Cup
BBC - 9/2/2015
From the section Africa Image copyright Reuters Image caption Non-white players must make up 30 percent of the squad under South Africa's "transformation" quota A legal attempt to block the
Bid to block Springboks from Rugby World Cup fails NewsRT.co.uk
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SAA on Verge of Canceling Old Order for 10 Airbus A320 Planes
Bloomberg - 9/2/2015
South African Airways is close to canceling an order for 10 Airbus Group NV A320 planes, a move that will save the unprofitable state-owned carrier about 1.4 billion rand ($104 million) in write-down
Fin24.com | SAA on verge of cancelling Airbus planes to save R1.4bn Global Advisors
SAA on verge of cancelling Airbus planes to save R1.4bn Finance 24
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South Africa Doesn't Warrant Negative Outlook, Moody's Says
Bloomberg - 9/2/2015
South Africa’s credit rating doesn’t warrant a negative outlook despite a worsening economic outlook, Moody’s Investors Service said. “We have a stable outlook, which means that we don’t expect to change
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Rugby-Grass will be greener for South Africa at World Cup
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
CAPE TOWN, Sept 2 (Reuters) - South Africa are going to extraordinary lengths to make their players feel at home at the Rugby World Cup in England including putting grass grown at home in the dressing
Grass will be greener for South Africa at World Cup Reuters Africa
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S.Africa welcomes Moody's decision to affirm rating
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 2 (Reuters) - South Africa's Treasury said on Wednesday it welcomed Moody's affirmation of its rating as it recognises the commitment by Africa's most advanced economy to sound macro-economic
South Africa welcomes Moody's decision to affirm rating The Africa Report
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South African mine workers end underground sit-in at Sibanye Gold
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
By Zandi Shabalala JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - More than 1,000 South African workers at a Sibanye Gold mine have ended a two-day sit-in to protest against the deaths of colleagues, a union and company
Sibanye sit-in ends Daily News South Africa
Sibanye Gold says workers end underground sit-in Mining Weekly
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UPDATE 1-S.Africa may expand nuclear power to cut reliance on coal
CNBC - 9/2/2015
* Govt nuclear expansion plan could be even bigger * Most of power from polluting coal-fired plants * South Africa facing electricity crunch (Adds government comment)
SA wants more nuclear power Daily News South Africa
S.Africa may expand nuclear power to cut reliance on coal Sharenet
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XIV World Forestry Congress: Durban, South Africa, 7–11 September 2015
Bloomberg - 9/2/2015
ROME, Italy -- Launch of Global Forest Resources Assessment 2015 - President Zuma to open congress - Vision 2050 for forests and forestry The need for governments, civil society and the private sector
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South Africa's Sibanye Gold says workers end underground sit-in
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Sibanye Gold said on Wednesday workers who staged a two-day underground sit-in at its Driefontein mine were returning to the surface. Spokesman James Wellsted
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S.Africa's Sibanye Gold says workers end underground sit-in
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 2 (Reuters) - South Africa's Sibanye Gold said on Wednesday workers who staged a two-day underground sit-in at its Driefontein mine were returning to the surface. Spokesman James
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UPDATE 2-S.African mine workers end underground sit-in at Sibanye Gold
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
(Adds union, Sibanye quotes, details) JOHANNESBURG, Sept 2 (Reuters) - More than 1,000 mineworkers at South African Sibanye Gold's Driefontein mine are staging a sit-in to protest the death of
Mine workers stage underground sit-in at Sibanye Times Live South Africa
UPDATE 1-S.African mine workers stage underground sit-in at Sibanye Reuters Africa
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S.African airlines to cancel order for 10 Airbus aircraft -CFO
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
CAPE TOWN, Sept 2 (Reuters) - South African Airlines is close to finalising the cancellation of a contract to supply 10 Airbus A320 aircraft as part of plans to get the national carrier back to profitability,
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From Hyperinflation to Deflation, No End to Zimbabwe's Slide
Bloomberg - 9/2/2015
Alfred Moyo sees two possible ways of moving stock from his hardware store in Mabvuku township on the eastern outskirts of Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital: selling it at a loss or giving it away. “There’s
From Hyperinflation to Deflation, No End to Zimbabwe’s Slide La Repubblica
From hyperinflation to deflation, no end to Zimbabwe’s decline AA ZIMBABWE
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South Africa's Sibanye Gold says workers end underground sit-in at mine
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Sibanye Gold said more than 1,000 workers staging an underground sit-in at the gold producer's Driefontein mine have agreed to come back to the surface.
Sibanye says workers end underground sit-in at mine Moneyweb
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Minister welcomes Africa's first Commonwealth Games
Bloomberg - 9/2/2015
Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated Durban, South Africa on being named host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. "I would like to congratulate Durban on becoming the first
Minister welcomes Africa’s first Commonwealth Games Beehive.govt.nz
Minister welcomes Africa's first Commonwealth Games (Fuseworks) Yahoo! News Australia
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S.Africa's Sibanye Gold says workers end underground sit-in at mine
Reuters Africa - 9/2/2015
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 2 (Reuters) - South Africa's Sibanye Gold said more than 1,000 workers staging an underground sit-in at the gold producer's Driefontein mine have agreed to come back to the surface.
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Track cycling likely to be missing at Durban 2022
Reuters UK - 9/2/2015
AUCKLAND Track cycling is at risk of being dropped from the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban unless more money is made available to build a new velodrome in South Africa. Track cycling has been a regular
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