South Africa has recalled its ambassador to Israel , and its international relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu is condemning Israeli troops' use of deadly force against Palestinians. Pro-Palestinian marches were set to take place Tuesday in Cape Town, in front of the U.S. consulate in Johannesburg and in the capital Pretoria amid some calls for the South African government to expel Israel 's ambassador.
Britain's Competition and Markets Authority said on Tuesday it would examine whether a takeover of miner Lonmin by South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater would reduce competition. The 285 million pound deal, which would create the world's No.2 platinum producer, faces several hurdles including Lonmin's shrinking cash balance, a stronger rand and competition approval in South Africa.
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