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South Africa's Bidvest makes $515M bid for rest of Adcock Ingram

South African conglomerate Bidvest has offered about $515 million for the shares it does not already own in drugmaker Adcock Ingram in a new attempt to build a big presence in the pharmaceutical market.

London Stock Exchange (LSE)

London Stock Exchange to pursue African company listings

The London Stock Exchange is launching an aggressive attempt to increase the number of listings of African companies in the UK, following strong interest from institutional investors in a recent wave of initial public offerings from the region.

Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa Said to Swap Banks for Burgers as He Takes Office

Cyril Ramaphosa, who took office yesterday as South Africa’s deputy president, agreed to trade his interests in regulated businesses in exchange for stakes in consumer goods companies to avoid conflicts of interest, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.