* Business rescue aims to rehabilitate firm
(Adds SCOPA statement, context, detail)
KIMBERLEY, South Africa 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. | Video
JOHANNESBURG Farmers in South Africa are concerned that a drought and hot weather could delay the coming season's plantings of grain crops and damage yields.
* Says executives' decision was made after talks with
Oct 7 South Africa's Impala Platinum Holdings
Ltd (Implats) said on Monday it would buy Canada-based
North American Palladium Ltd for about C$1 billion
($751.77 million), marking the miner's first purchase outside of
LONDON/JOHANNESBURG Impala Platinum will delay cutting thousands of jobs and closing some capacity at its main South African mine due to operational improvements and higher commodity prices, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
JOHANNESBURG Sibanye-Stillwater is in talks over a potential acquisition of the world's deepest gold mine, Mponeng, as current owner AngloGold Ashanti plans its South African exit, Sibanye said on Thursday.
* Shares fall to more than 10 year low
(Adds Sasol comment, updates share price)
JOHANNESBURG/VRYHEID, South Africa Cattle have long been considered a measure of wealth across Africa - but it is not just farmers cashing in. | Video
JOHANNESBURG/LUSAKA South Africa's High Court on Tuesday has ordered the Zambian government to halt the sale of Vedanta Resources's majority-owned Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) until a final decision is made through arbitration.