— Yakhe Kwinana, the former head of South African Airways’ (SAA’s) audit and risk committee who resigned earlier this week, says she feared the damage to her reputation, as the possibility of the liquidation or business rescue of SAA came into sharp focus at the end of July. (Business Day)
— The rand is heading for the biggest weekly drop since December against the dollar as a statement of support by President Jacob Zuma failed to ease investor concern that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan may be replaced. (News24)
— Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s legal team will on Friday seek to oppose the state’s application for leave to appeal his sentence.
The convicted murderer is currently serving a six-year prison term for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. (South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem
Source: Xinhua/News Ghana