Topic: Johannesburg Stock Exchange
While many South Africans spent today celebrating former President Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday and his efforts to maintain political stability, others say he 'sold out' poorer blacks.
Wal-Mart offers $4 billion for South African retailer Massmart, a sign of confidence in a growing market.
South Africa is a model of racial reconciliation following decades of apartheid, with a burgeoning black middle class. But high crime, unequal wealth, and social tensions persist as the nation hosts World Cup 2010.