AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

20-Sep-2019 to 13:44

S/African gov't applauds heavy sentence against Nigerian human trafficker

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Friday welcomes the hefty sentence imposed on convicted Nigerian national Ediozi Odi for alleged human trafficking.

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20-Sep-2019 to 10:46

S/Africa’s repo rate remains unchanged

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the country’s repo rate would remain unchanged at the July rate of 6.5 percent.

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16-Sep-2019 to 23:52

S/Africa busy mending fences around Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has dispatched envoys to African countries to cool their tempers over his country’s xenophobic attacks against their nationals in the past two weeks, APA learnt on Monday.

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06-Sep-2019 to 07:45

Harsher sentences await GBV offenders – Ramaphosa

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Sexual attack cases in South Africa which have been closed or not properly investigated in the past should be reviewed with the aim of imposing harsher sentences on the perpetrators of such gender-based violence, President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged in Cape Town on Thursday.

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06-Sep-2019 to 07:18

Minister disappointed over closure of S/African missions in Nigeria

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is disappointed at having to take the decision to close its diplomatic posts in Nigeria, according to International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor on Thursday here.

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06-Sep-2019 to 07:04

S/Africa: Malema blames ‘whites’ for instigating xenophobic attacks

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition leader Julius Malema on Thursday heaped blame of the current violent xenophobic attacks and protests that have pitted African migrants against their hosts on the country’s white population.

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06-Sep-2019 to 06:55

S/African leader appeals for calm, prayers amid violence

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday night urged his compatriots to desist from fuelling tensions in the wake of xenophobic violence that has gripped Africa’s most industrialised country in the past five days.

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