AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

30-Mar-2019 to 10:43

S/African Cabinet welcomes release of employment data

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Cabinet has welcomed the release of the latest employment data from Statistics South Africa, which has confirmed the growth in total employment during 2018.

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28-Mar-2019 to 23:47

S/Africa's Semenya accuses IAAF of opening ‘old wounds'

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya has lambasted world athletics boss Sebastian Coe for opening “old wounds” in questioning her gender once again after this issue was settled 10 years ago, APA learnt on Thursday.

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28-Mar-2019 to 23:35

S/Africa steps up efforts to curb abuse of women

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated that gender based violence, especially directed at women, has no place any place in South African society.

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28-Mar-2019 to 23:26

S/Africa’s c/bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.75%

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has maintained the repurchase (repo) rate at 6.75%, bank governor Lesetja Kganyago announced on Thursday.

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28-Mar-2019 to 06:00

S/African troops continue rescue missions in Malawi, Mozambique

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) are continuing with their relief efforts in flood-ravaged Malawi and Mozambique where the death toll has exceeded 600 people, the SANDF said on Wednesday.

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28-Mar-2019 to 05:44

Ramaphosa says prepared to testify before state capture probe

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated his commitment to appear before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in efforts to clarify his son’s business relations and a suspicious donation received from the besieged Africa Global Operations (AGO) company, formerly known Bosasa.

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28-Mar-2019 to 05:39

S/African opposition leader ‘innocent’ of hate speech – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — None of the complaints against opposition Economic Freedom Fighters leaders Julius Malema and Godrich Gardee referred to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for a ruling legally constituted hate speech, the SAHRC has said.

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