PRETORIA, April 4 South Africa's new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday he would focus on accelerating reforms to corporate governance at the country's ailing state-owned companies following a downgrade to "junk" by S&P.
Gigaba said he had spoken to the other major rating firms Fitch and Moody's to reassure them about his plans to keep fiscal policy unchanged and deal with political instability. (Reporting by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Writing by Mfuneko Toyana; Editing by James Macharia)
BRIEF-Fannie Mae announces 2 credit insurance risk transfer transactions on $19.8 billion of single-family loans
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UPDATE 1-Social media giants step up joint fight against extremist content
BRUSSELS, June 26 Social media giants Facebook , Google's YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms.