Botswana budget retailer
Choppies will exit three more African markets, the
company announced late on Friday, less than a fortnight after it
announced it would sell its loss-making South African operations
for only 1 rand.
South Africa's government on Friday asked industry for the cheapest and quickest options to ease a power crunch, as cabinet held an emergency meeting to try and resolve a crisis threatening growth in Africa's most industrialized economy.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa holds an emergency cabinet meeting on Friday to try and resolve a power crisis that has dented growth in Africa's most industrialized economy and endangers its last investment-grade credit rating.
Internationals captain Ernie Els has paired fellow South African Louis Oosthuizen with Australian Adam Scott for the first of Friday's five foursome matches against the United States at the Presidents Cup.
The United States wants to work with Russia to end the conflict in Libya, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but he added that he reminded Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov a day ago of the arms embargo that is in place on the North African country.
South Africa's state utility Eskom will work to stabilize the national power grid by the end of March in the wake of the country's most severe blackouts in a decade, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.
Troubled South African power utility Eskom will work to restore network stability by the end of March, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday, after the country's most severe power blackouts in more than a decade this week.
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