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Business South Africa

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 4-* Says it has issued suspension notices to illegally striking workers at its.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 4- Gold One International Ltd:.

  • *NIGERIA- Nigeria's cabinet expected to deliver the government's 2013. *ZAMBIA- Bank of Zambia auctions Treasury bills of various maturities. MAURITIUS- Bank of Mauritius auctions 273- day Treasury bills worth a.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 4- South African stocks rose for the first time in three sessions on Thursday with mining shares among the gainers as higher commodity prices and a weaker rand helped offset labour unrest in the nation's mines.

  • *Kumba Iron Ore says 300 employees involved, limited effect. JOHANNESBURG, Oct 3- A series of wildcat miners' strikes spread to South Africa's iron ore sector on Wednesday and hit another gold firm in an escalation of the labour unrest that is testing President Jacob Zuma's leadership.

  • *Kumba Iron Ore says 300 employees involved, limited effect. JOHANNESBURG, Oct 3- A series of wildcat miners' strikes in South Africa spread to the iron ore sector on Wednesday and hit another gold firm in an escalation of the labour unrest that is testing President Jacob Zuma's leadership.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 3- South African stocks ended slightly lower on Wednesday, falling for a second day, with Kumba Iron Ore tumbling nearly 5 percent as wildcat strikes plaguing the mining industry spread to one of its mines. Pick n Pay, South Africa's No.2 grocer, jumped 4.8 percent to 46.47 rand after it named the former UK head of Tesco.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 2- South African stocks ended slightly lower on Wednesday, falling for a second day, with Kumba Iron Ore tumbling nearly 5 percent as wildcat strikes plaguing the mining industry spread to one of its mines. Pick n Pay, South Africa's No.2 grocer, jumped 4.8 percent to 46.47 rand after it named the former UK head of Tesco.

  • *To transfer sales staff from South Europe to South America. AARHUS, Denmark, Oct 3- Ailing Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas said on Wednesday it is stopping all non-profitable projects as it battles worsening prospects by slashing costs and jobs to lift medium-term operating margins to high single digit levels.

  • *Kumba Iron Ore says 300 employees involved, limited effect. JOHANNESBURG, Oct 3- A series of wildcat miners' strikes in South Africa spread to a new sector, iron ore, on Wednesday and hit another gold firm in an escalation of the labour unrest that is testing President Jacob Zuma's leadership.

  • Harmony falls 1.5 percent as the gold producer says workers at its Kusasalethu mine near Johannesburg have downed tools in the latest illegal strike to hit South Africa's mining sector. Brasher, who will start in February 2013, will take over the retailer as it fights to defend market share from domestic rivals, including the local unit of U.S. retailer Wal-Mart.

  • named the former head of Tesco's UK business as its new chief executive on Wednesday, as the country's No.2 grocer struggles to regain market share and fend off competition from U.S. giant Wal-Mart. Brasher will take charge of a retailer that has lost market share to domestic rivals and is now facing further pressure from Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

  • Shares in miner Anglo American fall more than 2 percent as wildcat strikes in South Africa's mines spread to iron ore, with some 300 workers at the mining group's Kumba Iron Ore subsidiary downing tools.

  • JOHANNESBURG-- South Africa will host the second richest tournament in golf in 2013, but it won't have the World Golf Championship status initially promised by the country's national tour. Organizers say the Tournament of Hope, with total prize money of $8.5 million, will be staged in South Africa for 10 years.

  • Kusasalethu mine near Johannesburg have downed tools in the latest illegal strike to hit South Africa's mining sector, the company said on Wednesday.

  • *Glencore bidding for shares in Xstrata not already owned. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Oct 3- EU antitrust regulators have set a Nov. 8 deadline to decide on whether to allow trader Glencore's $33 billion takeover of miner Xstrata, after months of talks which the companies hope will help avoid forced sales or a lengthier, in-depth probe.

  • *Kumba Iron Ore says 300 employees involved, limited effect. JOHANNESBURG, Oct 3- A spate of wildcat miners' strikes spread to Africa's top iron ore producer on Wednesday, escalating the labour unrest that has become a major headache for South African President Jacob Zuma.

  • Brasher, who will start in February 2013, will take over the retailer as it fights to defend market share from domestic rivals, including the local unit of U.S. retailer Wal-Mart. Shares of Kumba Iron Ore fall more than 2 percent after a union says that workers at the company's Sishen mine in South Africa's Northern Cape province have gone on an illegal strike.

  • China's official services PMI slowed to 53.7 percent in September from 56.3 in August, highlighting the economy's seventh straight quarter of slowdown, while Australia posted weak export data.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 3- Richard Brasher, the former UK head of Tesco, has been appointed chief executive of South Africa's No.2 grocer Pick n Pay as the retailer looks for ways to regain domestic market share and fend off encroachment from U.S. giant Wal-Mart.