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WhatsApp rivals grow as consumers seek alternatives

WhatsApp rivals grow as consumers seek alternatives

Popular messaging service WhatsApp’s controversial privacy policy changes led to competitors such as Telegram and Signal seeing a growth phase as consumers searched for alternativ ...

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Anglo American sued for lead poisoning in Zambia mining town

Anglo American sued for lead poisoning in Zambia mining town

A group of Zambian women and children filed a suit against Anglo American Plc in South Africa, alleging the mining company caused widespread lead poisoning from a mine it owned un ...

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Rand begins to recover

Rand begins to recover

The South African rand was steady in early-morning trading but lost its footing against the greenback as the Jackson Hole convention kicked off in the US according to NKC Research ...

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Zimbabwe rolls out own currency banknotes in ten years

Zimbabwe rolls out own currency banknotes in ten years

Zimbabwean banks on Tuesday began issuing new notes and coins aimed at easing severe cash shortages, but they are sternly limiting the amounts that people can withdraw. The new no ...

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South Africa secures $13.5 billion in pledges at investment forum

South Africa secures $13.5 billion in pledges at investment forum

South Africa’s government secured investment pledges of over $13 billion during an investment conference held in Johannesburg. Political, diplomatic and business leaders from acro ...

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WhatsApp adds shopping catalogue feature, courting e-commerce

WhatsApp adds shopping catalogue feature, courting e-commerce

Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Thursday launched a catalogue feature for its WhatsApp messaging app, it said in a blog post, building out the service’s e-commerce tools as it moves slowly ...

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Zimbabwe central bank to unveil new bank notes

Zimbabwe central bank to unveil new bank notes

The Central Bank of Zimbabwe has announced it will introduce some notes and coins in Zimbabwean dollar in the next two weeks.   Central bank governor John Mangudya said Tuesd ...

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South African economy needs unpopular decisions – ACDP

South African economy needs unpopular decisions – ACDP

African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) whip Steve Swart has said that it is time for hard and unpopular decisions to be implemented following the tabling of the mid-term budget ...

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SA business community condemns xenophobic attacks

SA business community condemns xenophobic attacks

South Africa's business community on Monday condemned the xenophobic attacks which have spread across Johannesburg and other parts of Gauteng.   Police Minister Bheki Cele me ...

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U.K. wages rise at fastest pace since 2008, employment jumps

U.K. wages rise at fastest pace since 2008, employment jumps

U.K. wages rose at their fastest pace in 11 years in the three months through June and employment climbed to a record high.   The stronger-than-forecast figures from the Offi ...

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