The first South African project to bring illegal miners into the formal fold has been plagued by violence in diamond capital Kimberley, dealing a major blow to national efforts to stem a booming illicit trade.
JOHANNESBURG — An estimated 45 million people are threatened with hunger by a severe drought strangling wide stretches of southern Africa. Emergency food deliveries are planned for parts of South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and other countries hard hit by a combination of low rainfall and high temperatures. “We are witnessing millions of already poor people...
Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of the country, the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
Lingering doubts about a U.S.-China trade
deal, a Moody's rating cut on India's sovereign outlook and
another power outage in South Africa dampened emerging markets
on Friday but did little to take the shine off a strong week for
stocks and currencies.
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