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    18-Jan-2019 to 12:19

    South African prisoners to register for 2019 polls – IEC

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 160,000 prisoners in South Africa will have an opportunity to register to vote in the forthcoming national and provincial elections slated for April or May 2019, the country’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has said.

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    18-Jan-2019 to 12:09

    S/Africa’s repo rate unchanged at 6.75% - Apex Bank

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has unanimously decided to keep the repurchase rate unchanged at 6.75% per year, SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago has said.

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    18-Jan-2019 to 11:59

    Mozambique: Search, rescue continues for S/African citizens - Ministry

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Search and rescue missions continue in Mozambique for four missing South Africans, who are presumed to have drowned in the neighbouring country while on holiday.

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    17-Jan-2019 to 14:56

    SADC meeting in Addis casts spotlight on DRC

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday joined his counterparts from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at a Double Troika Summit being held in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to discuss the political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the disputed December polls.

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    17-Jan-2019 to 12:30

    S/African minister wants SADC to end Zimbabwe sanctions

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Finance minister Tito Mboweni has said that Zimbabwe should look at introducing a new currency to counter its current economic and financial challenges, APA has learnt.

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    16-Jan-2019 to 12:22

    South Africa consults with Zimbabwe over protests - SA State

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Wednesday said it was monitoring events in neighbouring Zimbabwe, following violent protests in which at least three people were reportedly killed and property looted in the main cities of Harare and Bulawayo.

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    16-Jan-2019 to 12:09

    South Africa: Gov’t will maintain apex bank’s independence - Ramaphosa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured the public that there would be no change in the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank, and that its independence would not be tinkered with, as feared in some quarters, especially the business sector.

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