AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

26-Feb-2020 to 14:57

S/African minister reveals deficit budget, hard work lays head

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s troubled economy can achieve growth despite a projected deficit expenditure of R1.95 trillion (about US$128.4 billion) against a revenue of R1.58 trillion in the 2020/2021 financial year, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday.

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25-Feb-2020 to 12:40

Forcibly sterilised S/African women demand justice

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African women sterilised by force or coercion in the country's public hospitals on the pretence that they were HIV positive are demanding justice from the local health authorities for the malpractice, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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25-Feb-2020 to 11:39

Soweto residents protest power cuts

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Hundreds of angry Soweto residents took to the streets of the sprawling township in a peaceful march on Tuesday to demand that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government addresses power cuts and other problems affecting the community.

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24-Feb-2020 to 12:36

Court issues arrest warrant for S/African opposition leader

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A court in the South African city of East London has issued a warrant of arrest for opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema for failing to appear before it on Monday.

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24-Feb-2020 to 12:04

Ramaphosa rallies support for proposed healthcare fund

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday called on South Africans to rally behind the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme to ensure that it is implemented for the benefit of all in the country.

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23-Feb-2020 to 08:24

Supporters welcome Zuma home from Cuba medical trip

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A defiant former president Jacob Zuma returned home from Cuba on Saturday as dozens of supporters welcomed him home at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

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21-Feb-2020 to 13:15

S/Africa: Malema apologises to Ramaphosa over GBV jibe

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has apologised to President Cyril Ramaphosa regarding the gender-based violence comments he made in Parliament against the president, APA learnt on Friday.

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