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South African Finance Minister Gordhan delivers his medium term budget speech in Cape TownBy Stella Mapenzauswa CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan declined on Thursday to say whether he was confident of the ruling party's support, less than a week before he appears in court to answer fraud charges in a saga that has rocked the government.

2016-10-27 08:46:55 -0400
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should publicly reassure firms that the key advantages of European Union membership will be kept following Brexit, a car industry body said on Thursday, after Nissan said it would build a new model at its English plant. "We need government to provide public assurance to investors that our advantages will be maintained," the Chief Executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Mike Hawes said. ...
2016-10-27 08:46:54 -0400
CAIRO (AP) — The spokesman for the Libyan navy said on Thursday that more than 90 migrants are believed dead after their rickety boat was damaged shortly after leaving the Libyan coast.
2016-10-27 08:44:40 -0400