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South Africa's lobster catchers suffer in coronavirus fallout

21 Feb 2020

CAPE TOWN The lobster catchers of South Africa's Western Cape have become an unexpected casualty of the coronavirus after China halted imports of the West Coast rock lobster last month as part of measures to contain the outbreak. | Video

South Africa's lobster catchers suffer in coronavirus fallout

21 Feb 2020

CAPE TOWN The lobster catchers of South Africa's Western Cape have become an unexpected casualty of the coronavirus after China halted imports of the West Coast rock lobster last month as part of measures to contain the outbreak.

South Africa's lobster catchers suffer in coronavirus fallout

21 Feb 2020

CAPE TOWN, Feb 21 The lobster catchers of South Africa's Western Cape have become an unexpected casualty of the coronavirus after China halted imports of the West Coast rock lobster last month as part of measures to contain the outbreak.

South Africa must fix its public finances, Ramaphosa says

14 Feb 2020

CAPE TOWN South Africa must fix its strained public finances and procure more renewable energy quickly to address a power crisis, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday. | Video

UPDATE 1-Nigeria sees exponential mining sector growth within five years -minister

05 Feb 2020

CAPE TOWN, Feb 5 Nigeria expects its mining sector to account for 3% of GDP over the next five years from just 0.3% currently as the government seeks to diversify the economy away from oil, the minister for mines and steel development said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Wescoal to break ground at new coal mine in February - CEO

30 Jan 2020

Jan 30 South Africa's Wescoal expects to break ground in February at its greenfield Moabsvelden project, with the mine poised to supply Eskom's Kusile power plant with three million tonnes of coal a year at its peak, the CEO said on Thursday.

South Africa makes last-ditch move to save state airline

05 Dec 2019

JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN South Africa's government will cede control of the national airline to a restructuring specialist in a last-ditch attempt to save the cash-strapped business from collapse.

Waste storage at Africa's only nuclear plant brimming

25 Nov 2019

CAPE TOWN Spent fuel storage at South Africa's Koeberg nuclear plant will reach full capacity by April as state power utility Eskom awaits regulatory approval for new dry storage casks, the company said on Monday.

South Africa sees new Saudi-backed $10 bln refinery onstream by 2028

07 Nov 2019

CAPE TOWN, Nov 7 South Africa's Central Energy Fund (CEF), partnering with Saudi Aramco, expects a proposed new 300,000 barrel per day crude oil refinery along South Africa's east coast to come onstream by 2028, making it the region's largest refinery, CEF's acting group chief executive said on Thursday.

Angola to name licensing winners in April, new round in Jan -ANPG official

07 Nov 2019

CAPE TOWN, Nov 7 Angola expects to announce the winners of its 2019 oil and gas licence auction round in April as part of a multi-year plan to boost declining output, a senior executive at the National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) said on Thursday.

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