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UPDATE 3-South Africa's power cuts to continue as Eskom battles shortages

Mar 18 2019

* Ramaphosa says power cuts worrying (Adds comments from businesses, ordinary people, writes through)

UPDATE 2-Food group Libstar shares surge, dividend eclipses earnings drop

Mar 13 2019

* Firm expects added capacity to strengthen 2019 results (Recasts with shares and dividend)

UPDATE 2-Shares in S.Africa's Aspen plunge on debt, slow sale proceeds

Mar 08 2019

* Debt levels still within creditor threshold (Adds historical debt, details)

UPDATE 2-South Africa's Bidvest confirms Madisa as CEO-in-waiting

Mar 04 2019

* Bidvest shares down 0.07 pct to 211.46 rand at 1350 GMT (Recasts with CEO designate)

UPDATE 1-Bidvest Group's HY earnings rise 9.6 pct boosted by services, freight

Mar 04 2019

JOHANNESBURG, March 4 Bidvest Group's half-year earnings rose 9.6 percent, the South African firm said on Monday, bolstered by services, freight and office and print divisions, despite a sluggish economy and political uncertainty.

UPDATE 1-South African retailer Edcon gets $191 mln recapitalisation

Mar 01 2019

JOHANNESBURG, March 1 South Africa's Edcon has secured 2.7 billion rand ($191 million) in new cash and rent deductions as part of a plan to recapitalise the struggling department store chain.

UPDATE 2-Massmart to focus Africa expansion plans on Kenya, Zambia

Feb 28 2019

* Cautious outlook for H1 2019 (Recasts with Africa expansion)

UPDATE 3-Shoprite hit by challenges in Africa's frontier markets

Feb 26 2019

* Strikes, new IT system caused supply constraints in S.Africa

South Africa's Truworths to revamp stores at home & in the UK

Feb 22 2019

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 22 Middle to high-end clothing retailer Truworths International Ltd is planning to revamp stores in South Africa and the UK in an effort to capture market share and drive sales in those markets, its Chief Executive said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-SAfrica's Woolworths axes dividend from Australian business to ease debt

Feb 21 2019

* Turnaround at Fashion, Beauty & Home starting to pay off (Adds fashion business)

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