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    • WHO urges family support for diabetes patients

      APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — As countries around the world observe “World Diabetes Day,” Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has stressed the need...

    • Kenya looks to coast guard to stem revenue loss

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya is now set to join a group of elite African countries with highly specialized service guarding territorial waters with the planned launch of the coast guard service, the gove...

    • Kabila's 'anointed successor' consults Namibian leader

      APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, the presidential candidate for the ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday briefed...


    14-Nov-2018 to 12:07

    S/Africa, EU summit set to strengthen bilateral ties – Presidency

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has travelled to Europe to attend the South Africa-European Union Summit meant to strengthen bilateral relations between Pretoria and Brussels starting on Wednesday, the Presidency has said.

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    14-Nov-2018 to 12:04

    S/Africa’s state broadcaster holds consultations over retrenchments – Official

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African Broadcasting Corporation Board and senior executives have told Members of Parliament that they have begun a process to consult labour unions over its intention to retrench permanent staffers and freelancers from the broadcaster’s payroll.

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    14-Nov-2018 to 12:01

    Ramaphosa accepts S/African minister’s resignation letter

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has received and accepted a letter of resignation from controversial Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba after weeks of speculation of when he might leave office due to his being tainted by state capture allegations, among other maladministration issues.

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    13-Nov-2018 to 12:03

    S/Africa committed to supporting innovators, says minister

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South Africa government is committed to strengthening its capacity to support innovation because “it is the backbone of competitiveness and sustainable economic development,” Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has said.

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    13-Nov-2018 to 11:06

    Tanzania detained S/African, Kenyan journalists for working illegally – Official

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo were last week detained in Tanzania because they were working while in the country using tourist visas, Tanzanian officials have said.

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    13-Nov-2018 to 10:56

    S/Africa: Minister urges youth to delve into tourism sector

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Tourism Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe has called on young people interested in the country’s tourism sector to approach her office for more information and for assistance in establishing their own businesses.

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    12-Nov-2018 to 11:46

    Ramaphosa blames Zuma for S/Africa’s economic woes

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Citing high levels of unemployment and corruption as key issues his government needed to address with speed, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has blamed the 10 years of former president Jacob Zuma’s tenure for the economic troubles the country is facing.

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