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UPDATE 2-South Africa's cabinet approves new mining charter

20 Sep 2018

* Moves could help to kick-start investment -analysts (Adds industry, analyst, details)

Equatorial Guinea to launch new oil and gas bid round in January

05 Sep 2018

CAPE TOWN Equatorial Guinea will launch a new oil and gas exploration bidding round early next year and may refuse extensions of existing licences to oil companies unless they collectively invest a minimum of $2 billion (1.6 billion pounds) in the country, the oil minister said on Thursday.

Equatorial Guinea to launch new oil and gas bid round in January

05 Sep 2018

CAPE TOWN Equatorial Guinea will launch a new oil and gas exploration bidding round early next year and may refuse extensions of existing licenses to oil companies unless they collectively invest a minimum of $2 billion in the country, the oil minister said on Thursday.

RPT-INTERVIEW-Equatorial Guinea to launch new oil and gas bid round in January

05 Sep 2018

CAPE TOWN, Sept 5 Equatorial Guinea will launch a new oil and gas exploration bidding round early next year and may refuse extensions of existing licences to oil companies unless they collectively invest a minimum of $2 billion in the country, the oil minister said on Thursday.

Oil demand to hit 100 mln bpd sooner than projected: OPEC's Barkindo

05 Sep 2018

CAPE TOWN World oil consumption will reach 100 million barrels per day (bpd) later this year, hitting that level much sooner than previously forecast, OPEC's secretary-general said on Wednesday.

Steinhoff to meet to discuss asset sales, debt repayments

29 Aug 2018

CAPE TOWN Steinhoff's board will meet over the next two days to discuss asset sales to boost cash flow and pay down debt, its chairwoman said on Wednesday, months after creditors of the South African retailer threw it a lifeline.

Britain will use aid budget to boost trade in Africa - PM May

28 Aug 2018

CAPE TOWN Britain will use its international aid budget to boost its own interests while also seeking to deepen trade ties with Africa, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday, countering critics who say aid funds would be better spent at home. | Video

RPT-South Africa's new coal-fired plants must have emissions technology

21 Aug 2018

CAPE TOWN, Aug 21 South Africa's first privately built coal-fired power plants must have the latest technology to reduce harmful emissions, the energy minister said on Tuesday, as a wave of court challenges threaten to derail the projects.

South Africa's new coal-fired plants must have emissions technology

21 Aug 2018

CAPE TOWN, Aug 21 South Africa's first privately built coal-fired power plants must have the latest technology to reduce harmful emissions, the energy minister said on Tuesday, as a wave of court challenges threaten to derail the projects.

Leftists rattle rand with plan to nationalize South Africa's central bank

17 Aug 2018

JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN Opposition firebrand Julius Malema introduced a bill to nationalize South Africa's central bank, putting pressure on the ruling ANC to go through with a plan it shelved this year and rattling markets wary of threats to the bank's independence.

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