South Africa regulator sets conditions for $100 bln AB InBev, SABMiller deal Tuesday, 31 May 2016

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The world's largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev gained conditional approval on Tuesday for its $100 billion-plus acquisition of SABMiller from South African anti-trust regulators, bringing the deal closer to fruition.  Full Article

Nigeria's Q1 trade account turns negative as oil prices fall Tuesday, 31 May 2016 

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's trade account turned negative in the first quarter after exports fell by almost half, the national bureau of statistics said on Monday, as lower prices for crude oil slashed government revenues and caused the economy to contract.  Full Article  

Old Mutual proposes 1,000 pct break-up bonus for CEO Hemphill Tuesday, 31 May 2016 

LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo-South African financial services firm Old Mutual on Tuesday proposed a maximum pay-out for chief executive Bruce Hemphill of 1,000 percent of his 2016 base salary in the firm's managed separation incentive plan.  Full Article  

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