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Manuel: S. Africa to have continuity

Manuel: S. Africa to have continuity

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- South African Finance Minister Trevor Manuel says there will be continuity in the government despite the controversial recall of President Thabo Mbeki.
Tutu: Mbeki recall 'deeply disturbing'

Tutu: Mbeki recall 'deeply disturbing'

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu says the recalling of South African President Thabo Mbeki is a "deeply disturbing" development for South Africa.

Barclay buys majority of South African bank

LONDON, May 9 (UPI) -- South African Finance Minister Trevor Manuel agreed Monday to allow Barclay's Bank to acquire a majority stake in South Africa's biggest retail lender, Absa.

Barclay's to bid for stake in Absa

LONDON, April 26 (UPI) -- British banker Barclays will offer $5.15 billion for a majority-stake in South Africa's largest consumer bank, Absa.

Barclays seeks more S. African business

LONDON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Barclays, the British bank that left South Africa in 1986 after apartheid protests, may soon resume retail operations in the nation.

Analysis: O'Neill and Bono to rock Africa

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- They're an odd couple, to be sure, a middle-aged rock star and a silver-haired bureaucrat. But they have the blessing of the international community.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Bigger schism in US-EU trade spat possible

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- As President Bush prepares to meet with European Council President Jose Maria Aznar and European Commission President Romano Prodi on Thursday, there is mounting concern that a trade war could flare up across the two sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

World's poor call for trade, not aid

WASHINGTON, April 20 (UPI) -- The Bush administration's proposal to help poorer countries is unlikely to be effective unless the U.S. government actually listens to what recipients of development assistance have to say, South Africa's finance minister said Saturday.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent
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