Shares in South Africa's banks fall after Moody's downgrade

Analysts see risks of unsecured lending, or loans not based on collateral

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Tazara terminates cross-border passenger train servicesBy XINHUA | Wednesday, August 20   2014 at  15:02

One of Tazara’s locomotives. The railways is struggling financially. FILE |

The Tanzania-Zambia rail will be operated locally by each partner country

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Vodafone, Kenyan subsidiary discuss money transfer licence feesBy HERBLING DAVID in Nairobi | Tuesday, August 19   2014 at  16:23

A Safaricom customer care centre in Nairobi. The company is Kenya's leading telecoms operator. FILE |

M-Pesa is a hugely popular and profitable mobile money transfer service in Kenya

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Delta airline dampens talk of US-Kenya flights starting soonBy KEVIN J. KELLEY in New York | Monday, August 18   2014 at  14:47

Delta Airlines denies "near term" plans to launch direct flights between the United States and Kenya. |

Kenya authorities had intimated links would commence early next year

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Mugabe opens SADC summit with call for growthBy AFP | Monday, August 18   2014 at  10:16

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is set to chair the AU next year. PHOTO | FILE |

Zimbabwe leader takes over regional bloc leadership after decade-long exclusion

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