Sibanye-Stillwater to buy troubled platinum producer Lonmin
Its share price in London was up 18% by 0822 GMT, while Sibanye-Stillwater’s fell 2.6% in Johannesburg trade.
Suicide bomber kills at least 15 at police academy in Somalia's capital
Police spokesperson Major Mohamed Hussein said the attacker had explosives strapped to his body and infiltrated the General Kahiye Police Training Academy during an early morning parade.
No evidence Ashes Test under fixing threat, says ICC
The corruption does not usually affect the overall outcome of the match but gamblers in the know can use the information to beat the betting market.
UN's Guterres warns against 'sleepwalking' into war with North Korea
The White House said Wednesday that no negotiations could be held with North Korea until it improves its behaviour.
Bon Jovi, Nina Simone among five Rock Hall of Fame inductees
The rock-heavy 2018 list marks a return to the roots of the US Hall of Fame, which for the past two years has broadened its base to welcome rap artists like the late Tupac Shakur.
Rand eases ahead of current account, PPI data
Going into the weekend, focus will be on the ruling ANC conference starting on Saturday to pick a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma.
Actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson receives star on Walk of Fame
Johnson, 45, recognised those who helped him in his career, including girlfriend Lauren Hashian, who is pregnant with their second child.
Colombia's Golfo crime gang declares unilateral ceasefire
The group is accused of operating drug trafficking routes in partnership with Mexican cartels and taking part in illegal gold mining.
Unstoppable City break record, United edge out Bournemouth
David Silva struck twice for Pep Guardiola’s side as they went past Arsenal’s 14-match winning sequence.
Salma Hayek on Harvey Weinstein: He was my monster
'For years, he was my monster,' Hayek wrote about Weinstein in an opinion piece in which she included descriptions of sexual harassment, bullying and threats.
Steinhoff: 2016 financial results can't be relied upon
Steinhoff is taking 'all necessary steps' to address the audit issues, it added.
2 Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, face official secrets charges
A spokesman for Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi confirmed that the two journalists had been arrested.
Despite Tillerson overture, White House says not right time for N. Korea talks
Russia also welcomed Tillerson’s statement, the Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying.
Disney deal set to value Fox at more than $75bn: source
Under the terms of the all-stock deal, Fox assets that will be sold to Disney, including the Twentieth Century Fox movie and TV studio.
Muslim leaders call on world to recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital
Muslim leaders condemned US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Meghan Markle to spend Christmas with royals
Prince Harry’s fiancee will join Queen Elizabeth and other senior Windsors for their family Christmas celebrations in what commentators said was a break with royal protocol.
#RandReport: Rand firmer as dollar dips, Steinhoff reverses gains
The rand rose on Wednesday, helped by a dip in the dollar after disappointing US inflation data.
WHO: Half of world’s people can’t get basic health services
At least half the world’s population is unable to access essential health services and many others are forced into extreme poverty by having to pay for healthcare they cannot afford, the WHO said.