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News South Africa: Ratings cut? South Africa's local bonds already trade as junk

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Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - South Africa’s deeper descent into junk-credit territory and ejection from major global debt indexes seem to be accepted as a done deal before they actually happen, bond yields and default insurance costs suggest. Africa’s ...

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Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

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News South Africa: Rand Faces Acid Test on Looming Risk of South Africa Junk Rating

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-24/rand-faces-acid-test-on-looming-risk-of-south-africa-junk-rating
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Already bruised by political and budget troubles, the rand faces its next crucial test in less than 24 hours: reviews by two ratings companies. S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service are reviewing the country’s credit ratings Friday, and nine ...

News South Africa: Rand Faces Acid Test on Looming Risk of South Africa Junk Rating - Bloomberg

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-24/rand-faces-acid-test-on-looming-risk-of-south-africa-junk-rating
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Rand Faces Acid Test on Looming Risk of South Africa Junk RatingBloombergAlready bruised by political and budget troubles, the rand faces its next crucial test in less than 24 hours: reviews by two ratings companies. S&P Global Ratings and Moody's Investors Service are reviewing the country's credit ratings Friday, and nine ...and more »

News South Africa: On the Dry Side: South Africa offers treasure trove of winter-growing bulbs

News channel or source: http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/11/22/on-the-dry-side-south-africa-offers-treasure-trove-of-winter-growing-bulbs/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

South Africa has an extraordinary number of plant species found nowhere else, including hundreds of species of bulbs. Some of these bulbs are well-established in the gardening world, such as Agapanthus or Amaryllis belladonna, but others are little known ...

News South Africa: WATCH: South Africans caught up in #BlackFriday hype - Independent Online

News channel or source: https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/watch-south-africans-caught-up-in-blackfriday-hype-12137474
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Independent OnlineWATCH: South Africans caught up in #BlackFriday hypeIndependent OnlineCape Town - Black Friday has hit South Africa, causing chaos inside - and outside - stores. Some stores have opened at midnight, prompting eager consumers to come out in their numbers to take advantage of the sales. In a bid to not lose their space in ...and more »

News South Africa: Angola’s new leader shakes up old order, visits South Africa

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Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

JOHANNESBURG — Angola’s new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa’s longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa. Joao Lourenco is to visit South Africa Thursday and ...

News South Africa: South Africa overtakes US in exports to Kenya - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

News channel or source: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/economy/3946234-4200718-j5ykkd/
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Business Daily (press release) (blog)South Africa overtakes US in exports to KenyaBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)A worker prepares a consignment of avocados for export at the Eldoret International Airport. FILE PHOTO \ NMG. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Google · Whatsapp · Messenger. Imports from South Africa grew by Sh11 billion in the first eight months of ...

News South Africa: Brand South Africa seeks to strengthen ties with Singapore

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/brand-south-africa-seeks-strengthen-010000469.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

SINGAPORE, Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As business and trade links between South Africa and Singapore continue to deepen, Brand South Africa and the South African High Commission in Singapore hosted an event and research consultation on 22 November 2017 ...

News South Africa: South African-German energy research collaboration amplifies - Independent Online

News channel or source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/south-african-german-energy-research-collaboration-amplifies-12129247
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

South African-German energy research collaboration amplifiesIndependent OnlinePRETORIA - Involving more partner institutions and expanding areas of energy research manifest that South Africa and Germany collaboration remains significant, says the German Embassy. The South African-German Partnership Programme (SAGEP) launched a ...

News South Africa: Op-Ed: Will South Africa come to the rescue of Zimbabwe? Don’t hold Your breath

News channel or source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2017-11-24-op-ed-will-south-africa-come-to-the-rescue-of-zimbabwe-dont-hold-your-breath/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

South Africa’s muddled role in championing good governance and peacekeeping on the continent holds little promise of being the beacon of light. By JOHN FILITZ. In attempting to understand the potential role the South African government can play in ...

News South Africa: Going home: Claimants get their land back in exclusive Bishopscourt - Times LIVE

News channel or source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2017-11-24-going-home-claimants-get-their-land-back-in-exclusive-bishopscourt/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Times LIVEGoing home: Claimants get their land back in exclusive BishopscourtTimes LIVEMost read. IDC to sue for R293m after Oakbay misses deadline South Africa. City of Joburg to engage Department of Mineral Resources on illegal mining South Africa. Young people complicit in more than four out of five crime operations South Africa ...

News South Africa: South Africa: Presidential Hopefuls Have Been Protecting Zuma - Holomisa

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201711240003.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa said on Thursday South Africans could no longer pin their hopes on the ANC and its presidential hopefuls. "These three or four presidential hopefuls have been protecting President Jacob Zuma and defending ...

News South Africa: Fresh slant for activism - Times LIVE

News channel or source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2017-11-24-fresh-slant-for-activism/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Times LIVEFresh slant for activismTimes LIVEWith a selfie frame, QR codes that link to YouTube videos and a "solidarity booth" - a repository for written thoughts and feelings - the gender-based violence installation at Durban's Kwa Muhle museum is clearly aimed at millennials. Opening today ...

News South Africa: IN TWEETS | South Africa goes crazy over #BlackFriday

News channel or source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2017-11-24-in-tweets--south-africa-goes-crazy-over-blackfriday/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

This Friday marks the unofficial start of the festive season shopping and South Africans are taking full advantage of the specials. Known as Black Friday, it is tradition for the fourth Friday of November to be a day of shopping madness. The tradition has ...

News South Africa: Black Friday: Let the millions roll in! - Times LIVE

News channel or source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2017-11-24-black-friday-let-the-millions-roll-in/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Times LIVEBlack Friday: Let the millions roll in!Times LIVE"There's 38% more sales made now than in the Christmas period which is traditionally the big spending period," said Brandon Aitken, account director at business process outsourcing company Webhelp. "Black Friday has effectively disrupted the retail ...and more »

News South Africa: South African rand slips before key ratings reviews

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/currenciesNews/idAFL8N1NU0MT
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 24 (Reuters) - South Africa’s rand was slightly weaker early on Friday, before important reviews of the country’s credit ratings expected later in the day. * At 0642 GMT, the rand traded at 13.9300 versus the dollar, 0.3 percent ...

News South Africa: South Africa: Presidential Hopefuls Have Been Protecting Zuma - Holomisa - AllAfrica.com

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201711240003.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

AllAfrica.comSouth Africa: Presidential Hopefuls Have Been Protecting Zuma - HolomisaAllAfrica.comUnited Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa said on Thursday South Africans could no longer pin their hopes on the ANC and its presidential hopefuls. "These three or four presidential hopefuls have been protecting President Jacob Zuma and ...and more »

News South Africa: Pope prays for 'seeds of peace' for South Sudan, Congo

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/23/pope-prays-for-seeds-peace-for-south-sudan-congo.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Earlier this year he said he was studying the possibility of going to South Sudan, the African nation suffering from famine and civil war. But he told faithful Thursday evening that wasn't possible. Francis said that, "with prayer we want to sow seeds of ...

News South Africa: R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja not guaranteed a place against South Africa: Virat Kohli - Times Now

News channel or source: http://www.timesnownews.com/sports/article/r-ashwin-ravindra-jadeja-not-guaranteed-a-place-against-south-africa-virat-kohli/131894
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Times NowR Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja not guaranteed a place against South Africa: Virat KohliTimes Now"I can't commit to that 100 percent when we play abroad that we will be playing with two spinners, to be honest. It is because we need to have a look at the balance of the side as well. Obviously, those two guys with their batting abilities are both ...and more »

News South Africa: A solution for Zimbabwe that will help it overtake South Africa - Fin24

News channel or source: https://www.fin24.com/Opinion/a-solution-for-zimbabwe-that-will-help-it-overtake-south-africa-20171124
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

A solution for Zimbabwe that will help it overtake South AfricaFin24IN MY last essay I advised South Africa to play its Get out of jail card, meaning avoid a recession and help the economy grow while improving its credit ratings, and seeing interest rates and inflation both come down – with a bit of luck. I received ...