#RandReport: Rand slides as ratings fear weigh, stocks drop
At 1515 GMT the rand had weakened 0.72% to 13.9025 per US dollar from a close of 13.8000 in New York on Wednesday.
Libyan government says investigating migrant 'slave market' reports
Footage broadcast by CNN appearing to show African migrants being traded in Libya sparked an international outcry.
Papua New Guinea police order protesting asylum seekers out of camp
The Manus Island center was sealed off after a three-week standoff the United Nations has called a looming humanitarian crisis.
Zim bourse loses $6 billion, index falls 40% after military takeover
The main industrial index was at 315.12 points compared with 527.27 points on Wednesday last week.
Fitch keeps SA's credit ratings unchanged at BB+
In April, Fitch downgraded South Africa's credit rating to sub-investment grade.
Iraqi forces launch operation to clear desert bordering Syria of Islamic State
Troops from the Iraqi army and Shi‘ite Popular Mobilisation Forces were taking part in the campaign against militants hiding in a large strip of border land, Iraqi military officials said.
Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal - sources
Mugabe led Zimbabwe from independence in 1980 but stepped down on Tuesday after the army seized power and the ruling party turned against him.
Australia rally late to restrict England
England would have been buoyed by the performance of rookies Vince and Stoneman but tempered by the disappointment that neither could go on to make bigger scores.
Three coffees a day linked to more health than harm – study
Three or four cups a day confer the greatest benefit, the scientists said, except for women who are pregnant or who have a higher risk of suffering fractures.
Cuba, North Korea reject 'unilateral and arbitrary' US demands
North Korea is searching for support amid unprecedented pressure from the United States and the international community to cease its nuclear weapons and missile programs.
Myanmar, Bangladesh to ink Rohingya return deal
Rights groups have accused the military in mostly Buddhist Myanmar of carrying out mass rape and other atrocities during a counter-insurgency operation launched in late August.
Sasol pulls plug on $13-$15bn US GTL project, to divest from Canadian shale
Sasol will also divest from its Canadian shale gas assets which hit its 2016 earnings with a R9.9 billion ($715 million) impairment.
After Mugabe, African leaders wonder what next
Supporters of long-serving African leaders dismiss parallels with Zimbabwe, where Robert Mugabe’s former deputy is about to take power with military and public backing
NUM signs 3-year wage deal in coal sector, strike averted
The union reached the agreement, which varies for each coal producer, after saying last month it would call a strike if wage demands were not met by the Chamber of Mines.
YouTube steps up takedowns as concerns about kids' videos grow
The streaming video service removed more than 50 user channels in the last week and stopped running ads on over 3.5 million videos since June.
Mladic will appeal conviction, sentence - lawyers
The former Bosnian Serb military leader was convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity for massacres of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic cleansing campaigns to forge a ‘Greater Serbia’.
Ramaphosa leads in nominations for ANC leader - poll
Hundreds of ANC branches across South Africa are nominating their choice for party president and other senior positions ahead of a December conference where about 5,000 delegates sent by the branches will cast their votes.
Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts
Facebook, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Twitter Inc are facing a backlash after saying Russians used their services to anonymously spread divisive messages among Americans.