OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone after his closest friend, who was going to join him, died shortly before their date of departure from the United States.
By Vuyani Ndaba JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Disappointing growth in Africa's two biggest economies has highlighted the role of China in the expansion of recent years, now that China's own economy is slowing. Expectations of more than 4 percent growth in Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, are probably now too high, and South Africa's prospects also look in need of revising. Second-quarter growth for both countries was worse than the most pessimistic forecasts - in South Africa's case, by the biggest margin in at least half a decade of Reuters polls.