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Tanisha Heiberg

UPDATE 2-South Africa's struggling SAA to enter business rescue

04 Dec 2019

* Business rescue aims to rehabilitate firm (Adds SCOPA statement, context, detail)

In Kimberley, the world's diamond capital, illicit mining fight flounders

11 Nov 2019

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

Dry, hot weather threatens South African grain crops

07 Nov 2019

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.

UPDATE 2-Sasol joint CEOs step down after review of tarnished U.S. project

28 Oct 2019

* Says executives' decision was made after talks with company

UPDATE 1-S.Africa's Impala to buy North American Palladium for about $750 mln

07 Oct 2019

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 Africa.

Impala Platinum delays job cuts due to improved earnings - sources

04 Sep 2019

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.

Sibanye-Stillwater in talks over AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng mine

29 Aug 2019

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.

UPDATE 2-South Africa's Sasol delays results due to U.S. project glitch

16 Aug 2019

* Shares fall to more than 10 year low (Adds Sasol comment, updates share price)

African cattle investing - the new cash cow?

30 Jul 2019

JOHANNESBURG/VRYHEID, South Africa Cattle have long been considered a measure of wealth across Africa - but it is not just farmers cashing in. | Video

South African court blocks Zambian plan to sell Vedanta copper mine

23 Jul 2019

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.

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