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South African Competition Commission signs MoU with schools not to unreasonably hike learning materials

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South Africa's Competition Commission on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the four School governing body associations to ensure that there is...
A medic introduces the procedure of COVID-19 testing to citizens in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 8, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen steadily over the past fews days amid massive community testing in a 21-day national lockdown. The country reported a total of 1,749 cases as of Tuesday, an increase of over 60 from Monday's announcement, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said. (Photo by Shiraaz/Xinhua)

South Africa vaccinates over 63,648 in one week

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South African Department of Health on Saturday said the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out is going well with a total of 63,648 people vaccinated in a...
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Africa’s Energy Sector Presents Financiers with Endless Opportunities

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Bridging the gap on Africa’s energy constraints presents substantial opportunities for investors focused on engaging with the continent. Notwithstanding Africa’s plenteous energy resources, energy poverty...
COVID-19

South African experts dispel fake news on COVID-19

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South African Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande and other experts on Wednesday dispelled the COVID-19 related fake news including that...
ZumaFormer South African president Jacob Zuma

South African former president Zuma’s corruption trial to kick off in May

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South African former president Jacob Zuma's long-awaited corruption trial has been set to commence on May 17 this year after numerous delays. ...
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Exiled Rwandan politician gunned down in South Africa

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Seif Bamporiki, coordinator of Rwanda National Congress, a Rwandan opposition group in exile, was shot dead in Nyanga, Cape Town on Sunday, said South...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Attacks on judges concerning – South African president

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said attacks on the country's judiciary system and judges by some politicians were worrying. Ramaphosa said on Monday that allegations...
agricultural productivity

WESBANK collaborates with AGCO to optimise agriculture financing

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AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of the Challenger, Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Valtra brands has joined forces with WesBank,...
Avatt

AU to Secure 300 million Sputnik V Vaccines

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The Africa Vaccine Acquisition TaskTeam , set up by the African Union to acquire additional vaccine doses so that Africa can attain a target...
Africa Energy Indaba

Acclaimed Energy Dignitaries to Exchange Opinions at Upcoming Africa Energy Indaba

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This year’s Africa Energy Indaba is set to introduce attendees to some of the most influential figures the energy sector has seen. Such acclaimed...
Africa Energy Indaba

Key Issues to be Addressed at 13th Annual Africa Energy Indaba

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The Africa Energy Indaba conference is the definitive energy event for the continent delivering an annual programme that influences energy policy for Africa. Pivotal...
South Africa Map

South Africa’s energy plan to deal with energy problems – Economists

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Economists said that while it would take over a year for South Africa's economy to recover, the government's plan to consider other energy alternatives...
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Impact of African Continental Free Trade Area agreement on Africa’s energy sector

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The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) will constitute the world’s largest free trade area, consolidating an integrated market of 1.3 billion consumers...
renewable

Africa’s Energy Sector Steering Towards Renewables

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There has been a steady transition from traditional to renewable sources of power in recent years. This is ascribable to an increased recognition of...
ZumaFormer South African president Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s Zuma to face criminal charge

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture (Zondo Commission)said a criminal charge would be laid against Former President Jacob Zuma for...
off-grid energy

Impact of Mini and Off-grid Power Projects in Africa

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Renewable and self-sustaining mini- and off-grid solutions serve as alternatives to traditional grid connections to achieve energy-access goals for remote communities. These revolutionary solutions will...
Ghana

Microeconomic, fire and explosion seen as high business risk in Ghana

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10th Allianz survey: Business interruption, Pandemic outbreak and Cyber incidents are the top three business risks for 2021 – all strongly interlinked. Macroeconomic...
South African healthcare workers testing for COVID-19

South Africa to allow controlled use of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19

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The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has said it will allow controlled use of the anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin to treat COVID-19. "We will...
solar

Growing Solar in Africa

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The 13th annual Africa Energy Indaba will assemble representatives from development banks, investment funds, solar developers, IPPs, EPCs and other solar stakeholders to engage...
Restaurant

South African restaurants association stages sit-in over COVID-19 restrictions

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The Restaurants Association of South Africa on Monday started staging its sit-ins at the Union Buildings in Pretoria over alcohol sale ban and curfew. ...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

Energy Storage: High on the agenda for Emerging Economies

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Energy storage is the capture of energy produced at one time for use at a later time to reduce imbalances between energy demand and...
A medic introduces the procedure of COVID-19 testing to citizens in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 8, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen steadily over the past fews days amid massive community testing in a 21-day national lockdown. The country reported a total of 1,749 cases as of Tuesday, an increase of over 60 from Monday's announcement, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said. (Photo by Shiraaz/Xinhua)

South African mining sector pledge to support government in COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

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The Minerals Council of South Africa on Friday pledged to work with government, business and labor to vaccinate the people against COVID-19. ...
Photo taken on Jan. 5, 2019 shows vintage cars running in the streets in Havana, capital of Cuba. More than 200 vintage cars took to the streets of Havana Saturday for a contest. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez)

South African Communist Party condemns United States move to blacklist Cuba

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The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Wednesday condemned the United States "in the strongest terms possible" for classifying Cuba as a state sponsor...
Cybercrime

South African bank warns against cybercrimes

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South African First National Bank (FNB) on Wednesday called on people to be careful of hackers while accessing their banks using public Wi-Fi. ...
South Africa Map

S. African IEC seeks to postpone by-elections due to COVID-19

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The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has approached the Electoral Court to postpone by-elections scheduled for January and Febuary due to the COVID-19,...
South Africa Map

South African health department cautions about dangers of exhuming COVID-19 bodies

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Health department in the Eastern Cape Provine, South Africa, has issued a warning to communities about the dangers of exhuming bodies of people who...
Sugar Cane Worker South Africa

South African sugarcane industry faces sustainability challenges

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The South African Canegrowers Association on Thursday said they are facing stiff competition from imported sugar and called on compatriots to purchase home-grown ones. ...
Covid

South African health union urges government to be transparent on vaccine plan

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South Africa's National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) on Monday said the vaccine roll-out plan the state unveiled last night lacked details...
New measles vaccine

South Africa unveils vaccine strategy, but struggles to secure doses

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dpa/GNA - South African officials unveiled a national coronavirus vaccine roll-out strategy on Sunday, amid mounting criticism over the response to the pandemic. In...
Covid

South Africa tops 1 million coronavirus cases

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South Africa has become the first country on the African continent to surpass the 1-million mark for coronavirus cases. The country, which is in the...