South African stocks rally on Zuma's ouster – Airbus profit jumps, some problems remain - China turns to factory-style farming
When the leaders of the world's most important and influential emerging economies meet, it's certain to grab global spotlight. But divisions and distrust among them make it hard to agree on common goals and interests.
President Jacob Zuma's recent cabinet reshuffle didn't just send the markets into a tailspin. It also removed key political figures from government who are opposed to proposals to build more nuclear reactors.
A military spokesman denied mounting a coup, saying instead it instituted a "national democratic project." President Robert Mugabe has been placed under house arrest. Read the latest here.
In his first half year in office, the US president has spoken very little about Africa, except in the context of a budget proposal that demands deep cuts to the US development aid in Africa.
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