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South African president warns against corrupt officials taking advantage of COVID-19

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President Cyril Ramaphosa warned on Monday that corrupt officials taking advantage of the COVID-19 for personal profits will be dealt with "decisively and harshly." In...
The policemen arrest violators at a construction site in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 3, 2020. A consistently high number of people have been arrested for violating lockdown regulations over COVID-19 in South Africa, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Friday. (Photo by Yeshiel/Xinhua)

South African government remains concerned over farm attacks

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The South African government remains concerned over attacks on farms, Minister of Police Bheki Cele said on Friday amid a surge in farm attacks...
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Accra Skytrain project remains on course

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The Ministry of Railways Development and its South African counterparts, remain strongly committed to the Accra Sky Train Project. Contrary to media reports suggesting that...
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South African president extends troop deployment to help enforce COVID-19 lockdown

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has decided to extend troop deployment across the country to help enforce COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, the parliament said on...
FILE PHOTO: The buildings with the logos of three of South Africa's biggest banks, ABSA, Standard Bank and First National Bank (FNB) are seen against the city skyline in Cape Town, South Africa, September 3, 2017.REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo

South African competition commission submits new charge sheet against 28 banks

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South Africa's Competition Commission has submitted a new charge sheet to Competition Tribunal against 28 banks, accusing them of manipulating trading in the rand-dollar...
A press conference on COVID-19 is held in Proteria, South Africa, March 9, 2020. South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Monday announced that four more South Africans have been tested positive for the COVID-19. (Xinhua)

South African government unveils guidelines for religious gatherings amid pandemic

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The South African government on Friday unveiled guidelines for religious gatherings after the country eases COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. After wide consultations with the religious sector,...
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Officials call on Africa continent to support A strategy to fight against COVID-19

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Officials on Thursday called on the Africa continent to follow the strategy and guidance from the African Union(AU)and other professional organizations to fight against...
Workers at Phoenix Metals Ltd push bags of minerals after weighing them at the plant yesterday. (John Mbanda)

South African mineral sector implementing programs to tackle COVID-19

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The Minerals Council of South Africa on Wednesday said the industry has adjusted their programs to prevent COVID-19 infection while growing the economy. ...
Chinese Consul General in Cape Town Lin Jing (R), hands over the donation list to Cape Town Executive Mayor Dan Plato, at the Chinese Consulate in Cape Town, South Africa, April 17, 2020. Chinese corporation named Longyuan Mulilo Wind Projects and the local Chinese community on Friday donated cash, food parcels, surgical masks and other medical supplies worth about 1.2 million rand (about 64,000 U.S. dollars) to the residents of the coronavirus-stricken Cape Flats, who rely on food parcels from the city due to an ongoing nationwide lockdown. (Xinhua/Westly Fester)

South African communities receive medical supplies from China amid pandemic

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South Africa's Western Cape on Tuesday received badly-needed medical supplies from China amid the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the province, the epicenter of...
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South African welcomes Cuban medical specialists deployed to curb COVID-19

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday welcomed 217 Cuban medical professionals who have been deployed to the country to combat the spread of...
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South African president announces 500 billion rand COVID-19 plan

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday night revealed that 500 billion rand (26.3 billion U.S. dollars) would be devoted to relief and economic...
Workers at Phoenix Metals Ltd push bags of minerals after weighing them at the plant yesterday. (John Mbanda)

South African minerals production negatively affected by lockdown

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The Minerals Council of South Africa said if mining operations were to resume after 21-day lockdown, annual production would be 5 percent lower than...
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South African Reserve Bank predicts GDP to contract by 6.1 percent

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The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) on Tuesday said they expect the country's gross domestic product (GDP) to contract by 6.1 percent owing to...

COVID-19 pandemic hits South African prison

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The COVID-19 pandemic has gripped a South African prison, infecting 23 officials and three inmates, authorities said on Sunday. More cases are...
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South Africa mining sector to continue operating amid COVID-19

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The South African mining sector will not close in the wake of the COVID-19 infection as it is the mainstay of the country and...
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South African lawmakers urge immediate resolution to refugee crisis in Cape Town

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South African lawmakers on Tuesday called for an immediate resolution to the standoff between refugees and police in central Cape Town. "It...
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South African president rules out austerity path

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The South African government has deliberately decided not to pursue a path of austerity which would have seen deep cuts in spending on the...
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South Africa experts calls for effective structural reforms to boost economy

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South African experts have called for speedy implementation of interventions to grow and restore business confidence in the economy following recession. Many...
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South African lawmakers urge immediate resolution to Cape Town refugee stalemate

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South African lawmakers has called for an immediate resolution to the standoff between refugees and police in central Cape Town. "It is untenable that the...
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South African finance minister announces formation of sovereign wealth fund

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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday announced the formation of the South African Sovereign Wealth Fund, which will serve as a counter-cyclical fiscal tool. ...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

Pan-African Parliament gives South African president thumbs up as AU chair

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The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) on Friday said there are confident the African Union (AU) would make progress under South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's chairship. ...
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A South African doctor’s faith in anti-epidemic battle

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South African doctor Brett Lyndall Singh left the Chinese hospital at 6:30 p.m. after another busy day. The coronavirus outbreak had quieted the city,...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

South African national parks declare war on poachers

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South Africa is escalating the fight against poaching using different means and collaborating with other countries in the midst of increased activity by illegal...
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South African special envoy continues mediation in South Sudan

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Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as South Africa's special envoy to South Sudan, has arrived in Juba to continue his mediation, the...
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Economists agree with World Bank’s projection for South African growth

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South African's economists said the country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2020 was likely to be below 1 percent, citing several factors. ...
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South African parliament speaker urges SADC members to unite in pushing universal healthcare

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South African Parliament Speaker Thandi Modise on Friday urged member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to unite and push through the...
SPLA soldiers redeploy south from the Abyei area in line with the road map to resolve the Abyei crisis.

South African deputy president starts peace mission to South Sudan

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Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as special envoy to South Sudan, has embarked on a peace mission to the war-torn country, the...
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South African debt-laden power utility remains reliant on government support

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South African power utility Eskom said on Thursday it remains reliant on government support to keep lights on. "We remain reliant on...
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South African special envoy embarks on peace mission on South Sudan

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Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as special envoy to South Sudan, on Wednesday started a peace mission designed to consolidate the peace...
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South African revenue collector putting in place governance systems

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The South African revenue collector is putting in place governance systems, competent leadership and boosting staff morale to turn around its fortunes, said the...