AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

22-Oct-2020 to 17:39

Covid-19: Guard against complacency - S/African gov’t

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African cabinet has urged citizens “to guard against complacency” by observing all health protocols to contain the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

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22-Oct-2020 to 17:22

S/Africa: Bail hearing for 'Prophet' Bushiri set for Friday

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — One of South Africa’s most popular evangelists, Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary, return to court on Friday for a bail hearing to regain their freedom since their arrests two days ago on multi-million-dollar money laundering charges.

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21-Oct-2020 to 17:45

S/Africa: 13 perish in KwaZulu-Natal road crash

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Some 13 people died in a horrific road crash when a minibus taxi collided with a truck in KwaZulu-Natal Province on Wednesday, local authorities have said.

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21-Oct-2020 to 17:03

Prominent S/Africa ‘prophet’ arrested over money laundering

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born religious leader Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary appeared in a Pretoria Magistrate Court on Wednesday following their arrest for alleged fraud and money laundering worth US$6.0 million, the police have said.

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20-Oct-2020 to 12:43

Room for improvement in S/Africa’s press freedom – Editors

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African editors on Tuesday said there is room to improve the working atmosphere nationwide for the country’s media despite press freedom strides since the end of apartheid 25 years ago.

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19-Oct-2020 to 17:30

Job creation key to S/Africa’s economic recovery – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will rely on “social employment” to create the 800,000 jobs much-needed in the rural communities and townships for the country to recover from the Covid-19 battering of the economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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19-Oct-2020 to 17:19

Covid-19: Ramaphosa wishes health minister speedy recovery

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday wished Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and wife May “a safe and speedy recovery” from the Covid-19 infection, the Presidency has said.

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