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SOUTH AFRICA

Sanlam looking to invest in Africa, South-East Asia

Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014

SINGAPORE

Alibaba buys stake in Singapore Post for USD249m

SINGAPORE: Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba will buy a 10.35% stake in Singapore Post, the national postal system, for Sg$312.50m (US$249m) as part of a strategic co-operation deal.

29 May 2014

SINGAPORE

Bitcoin exchange CEO found dead in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The 28-year-old American boss of a Bitcoin exchange has been found dead at the base of a Singapore apartment block, police and reports said on Thursday (6 March), in the latest misfortune linked with the troubled virtual currency.

7 Mar 2014