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South Africa: Oscar Planned to Retire in 2017 – Manager

Pretoria — Oscar Pistorius was planning to retire in 2017 and lost all his endorsements after he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, his manager told the High Court in Pretoria on Monday. "At this point in time all contracts were officially terminated," Petrus van Zyl said. "Companies stated publicly that their association with Mr Pistorius had been terminated." He said...

Malawi September inflation at 23.7 percent year-on-year: NSO

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Malawi's headline consumer inflation slowed to 23.7 percent year-on-year in September, from 24.5 percent in August, influenced by a decrease in the cost of cereals and in fuel prices, the statistics office said on Saturday.