JOHANNESBURG, Oct 12 South African miner Exxaro
Resources said on Friday it was looking to supply coal
to state-owned power utility Eskom, which has been hit by supply
shortages, posing a threat to the power supply in Africa's most
JOHANNESBURG Steinhoff's Mattress Firm Inc, the largest U.S. mattress retailer, has filed for voluntary bankruptcy protection, giving it breathing room to restructure and shore up its finances as its South African parent company fights for survival.
* CEO confident can fund business through restructuring
(Adds CEO comment on funding, strike)
* Shares down more than 3 pct
(Adds impairment details, listeria impact, dividend, updates
* Reviewing incentives as part of safety strategy
(Recasts, adds growth plans, safety)
* Gold Fields H1 profit unchanged
(Recasts with CEO comment, adds results, share price)
JOHANNESBURG Steinhoff said on Thursday that around 90 percent of creditors for several subsidiaries supported an agreement to hold off debt claims for three years, an important step in restructuring the scandal-hit South African retailer.
NELSPRUIT, South Africa Whether you like to squash it onto your toast in the morning, millennial-style, eat it to cut your cholesterol with healthy unsaturated oil, or moisturize your face with it - if you live in the West, you're probably rarely far from an avocado. | Video
JOHANNESBURG Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs from Antarctica to South Africa's drought-hit Cape Town to help solve the region's worst water shortage in a century.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa's Gold Fields will buy a near 50 percent share of Asanko Gold Inc's Ghana subsidiary and take a stake in the Canadian miner in a $202.6 million deal, it said on Thursday.