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S. African Drought Threatens Crops, Herds

The sugar-growing South African province of KwaZulu Natal is the driest it has been in over a century, according to data provided on Tuesday by the South African Weather Service, underscoring the scale of a drought scorching Africa's most advanced economy. The drought, worsening because of an El Nino weather pattern, threatens South Africa's diverse farm sector, including its key maize crop. That may fuel food prices and inflation at a time when the central bank is in a tightening...

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