The world's third-largest gold company sells all its remaining South African assets to Harmony Gold.
JOHANNESBURG - Mining giant AngloGold Ashanti has sold its last two operating assets in South Africa.
The firm said it is looking offshore for less risky investments.
The mining group says gold-miner Harmony will acquire its Mponeng mine and surface assets with a combination of cash and deferred payments.
The deal is valued at close to R4,5-billion.
AngloGold's sale of the mine comes in the midst of the country's rolling blackouts.
The deal marks the exit from South Africa of AngloGold, a company that emerged from a mining empire created by Ernest Oppenheimer a century ago.