AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

26-May-2020 to 06:42

‘Use pandemic to create new Africa’ - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The coronavirus pandemic will have a lasting impact on Africa’s ability to meet the aspiration of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 of a peaceful, united and prosperous continent, AU chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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25-May-2020 to 13:06

AU chair lauds ‘great work’ by Africa on COVID-19 response

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — African Union chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday commended African countries on the great work they have done to manage the coronavirus pandemic since its outbreak on the continent in February.

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25-May-2020 to 06:24

S/Africa moves Level 3 lockdown in June – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s efforts to ease the coronavirus lockdown measures move from Level 4 to Level 3 starting on June 1, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday.

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24-May-2020 to 00:03

S/Africa varsity students return to class in June

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s final year university students would return to class under the country’s Level 3 coronavirus lockdown in June, Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande, has announced.

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22-May-2020 to 08:03

S/Africa: ‘Save water to fight pandemic’ - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans should use water sparingly to fight against the coronavirus pandemic which requires the constant washing of hands with soap to kill the virus, Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has said.

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22-May-2020 to 07:50

S/Africa’s apex bank slashes repo rate by 50 basis points

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s repo rate has been slashed by 50 basis points to 3.75 percent starting on Friday, South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced.

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21-May-2020 to 15:37

S.Africa: Infant succumbs to COVID-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has recorded its first death of an infant due to coronavirus with the passing of a two-day-old child, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday.

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