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Exclusive: Congo Republic's IMF bailout at risk over debt deals - document

22 May 2019

JOHANNESBURG/LONDON Advisers to Congo Republic's government have warned it that there is a "major risk" the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will reject its bid for a long-sought bailout, according to a letter obtained by Reuters.

As IPO looms, Uber clings to hard-knuckled tactics in pursuit of growth

07 May 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ CAPE TOWN Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick used to tell investors he liked to keep his company teetering between order and chaos. | Video

As IPO looms, Uber clings to hard-knuckled tactics in pursuit of growth

07 May 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ CAPE TOWN Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick used to tell investors he liked to keep his company teetering between order and chaos. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-As IPO looms, Uber clings to hard-knuckled tactics in pursuit of growth

07 May 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ CAPE TOWN, May 7 Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick used to tell investors he liked to keep his company teetering between order and chaos.

Guinea boosts power output to foster bauxite refining

26 Apr 2019

CONAKRY Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly four-fold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally, the energy minister said on Friday.

Guinea boosts power output to foster bauxite refining

26 Apr 2019

CONAKRY, April 26 Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly four-fold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally, the energy minister said on Friday.

Auto giants battle used car dealers for Africa's huge market

13 Apr 2019

JOHANNESBURG/NAIROBI At the edge of Nairobi's Ngong Forest, thousands of used cars glitter in the hot sun on a dusty field, waiting for buyers. | Video

Volkswagen South Africa targets record output despite headwinds

20 Feb 2019

JOHANNESBURG German carmaker Volkswagen's South African unit expects to produce a record number of vehicles this year despite a sluggish domestic economy, power outages and looming talks with unions, its managing director said.

UPDATE 1-VW South Africa targets record output despite headwinds

20 Feb 2019

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 20 German carmaker Volkswagen's South African unit expects to produce a record number of vehicles this year despite a sluggish domestic economy, power outages and looming talks with unions, its managing director said.

African nations sense upper hand in minerals stand-off

08 Feb 2019

CAPE TOWN African nations with rich reserves of copper and cobalt needed for the shift to electric vehicles sense they have the upper hand in negotiations with mining companies that are struggling to secure better terms.

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Heavy fighting in Libyan capital

Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognised government.