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  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:58

    Zimbabwe wants ivory ban lifted so it can sell $600 million stockpile

    Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa is calling for a lift of the global ivory trade ban so that the country can sell $600 million of stockpiled tusks.

  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:42

    Benin hit back to draw with Ghana after bizarre red card

    ISMAILIA, Egypt - Underdogs Benin hit back to secure a 2-2 draw with 10-man Ghana after the Black Stars had a player sent off for time-wasting in bizarre circumstances at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:39

    South Africa's rand gains as risk demand slows

    JOHANNESBURG - South Africa?s rand clung to recent gains early on Wednesday as global risk appetite retreated after the United States central bank played down expectations of aggressive interest-rate cuts.

  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:35

    Sibanye-Stillwater to sell 51% stake in Canadian PGM-copper project

    JOHANNESBURG- South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater is to sell a 51% stake in its PGM-copper project in northern Ontario to Generation Mining Ltd in a deal to further develop the asset, the previous miner said on Wednesdaay.

  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:33

    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa talks up currency reform but business wary

    HARARE - Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday that a decision to ban the use of foreign currencies was an important step to repair the economy, but local businesspeople and investors were wary a day after the reform was announced.

  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:29

    Soccer-Cameroon put pay dispute behind them to beat Guinea-Bissau

    ISMAILIA, Egypt - Five-times winners and holders Cameroon put a pre-tournament pay dispute behind them to beat rank outsiders Guinea Bissau 2-0 in their opening match at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:19

    Cameroon player pulled out of Cup of Nations due to possible heart defect

    CAIRO - Striker Joel Tagueu has been withdrawn from Cameroon’s squad at the Africa Cup of Nations after a medical examination revealed a possible life-threatening heart defect, the country’s soccer federation said in a statement on Monday.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:15

    Kodjia goal hands Ivorians victory in Cup of Nations opener

    CAIRO - Striker Jonathan Kodjia struck 26 minutes from time to hand the Ivory Coast a 1-0 win over South Africa as the two former champions kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign in searing heat on Monday.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:08

    Zimbabwe ends decade of dollarisation in new currency reform

    HARARE- Zimbabwe made its interim currency the country’s sole legal tender on Monday, ending a decade of dollarisation and taking a another step towards relaunching the Zimbabwean dollar.