AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

25-Feb-2019 to 06:54

S/Africa sets up special tribunal to reclaim stolen state assets

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has established a special tribunal to enable the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to fast-track the recovery of funds and assets lost by state institutions through corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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23-Feb-2019 to 12:52

S/Africa: Procurement deals fuel corruption at Eskom - Official

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s power utility Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza has told the state capture inquiry underway in Johannesburg that corruption at the power supplier manifested itself within the procurement processes.

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23-Feb-2019 to 12:06

S/Africa to develop Africa’s largest tech hub - Minister

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African government is looking at developing the biggest tech hub in Africa, a coding and programming academy as well as co-working and co-creation spaces for the youth and start-ups in particular, APA has learnt.

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21-Feb-2019 to 21:58

S/Africa to extradite Mozambique’s ex-minister - Report

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang held in a Johannesburg jail since December on a US-issued international arrest warrant, according to a press report.

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21-Feb-2019 to 10:39

S/African gov't to bail out struggling power utility, but ...

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government will allocate US$5 billion in the next three years to help the cash-strapped power utility Eskom meet its obligations of supplying power to the nation, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced in Cape Town on Wednesday..

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21-Feb-2019 to 10:30

S/African minister joins Semenya in fight against new IAAF regulations

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa on Wednesday night flew to Switzerland to join experts that have been assembled in support of Olympic champion Caster Semenya in her battle against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)’s discriminatory rules at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne.

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20-Feb-2019 to 06:47

S/Africa’s Semenya slams IAAF’s gender rules

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya said on Tuesday that proposed IAAF rules that would oblige her to lower her testosterone levels "do not empower anyone" in athletics.

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