AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

12-Aug-2020 to 14:27

S/Africa: Fighting for my ‘professional life,’ Ombudsman tells House

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s beleaguered Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has told parliament that she is fighting for her professional life.

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12-Aug-2020 to 13:55

COVID-19: S/African minister denies graft allegations

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South African minister has denied that her family was involved in alleged corruption in the procurement of coronavirus goods and services for schools, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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11-Aug-2020 to 16:16

Zimbabwe in political crisis, says S/Africa’s ruling party

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress’ International Relations Committee chairperson Lindiwe Zulu on Tuesday finally admitted that neighbouring Zimbabwe was in a deep political crisis.

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10-Aug-2020 to 13:45

S/Africa: Ex-minister accepts Zuma's apology – Lawyer

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom on Monday accepted an apology from former president Jacob Zuma for his tweet last year in which he accused Hanekom of being “a known enemy agent,” Hanekom’s lawyer has said.

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09-Aug-2020 to 17:56

S/Africans must end abuse of women, children – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans must end femicide and strive to always protect the women and children in the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.

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09-Aug-2020 to 14:11

S/Africa mulls online population census amid COVID-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa plans to conduct its first-ever online population census and will use the next four weeks to test run the system before a final rollout, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Sunday.

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09-Aug-2020 to 06:19

Covid-19 tenders storm a threat to ANC’s future – Foundation

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s latest scandal in the procurement of coronavirus goods and services through the granting of alleged corrupt tenders posed danger to the ruling African National Congress (ANC)’s reign, a local NGO has said in Cape Town.

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