AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

13-Feb-2019 to 05:52

‘You were there’ during Zuma years‚ S/African opposition tells Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa should not absolve himself from the role he played in government under former president Jacob Zuma’s alleged corruption and “nine wasted years” that in February 2018, opposition Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

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13-Feb-2019 to 05:43

S/Africa’s unemployment marginally down to 27.1% - Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s unemployment rate decreased by 0.4 of a percentage point to 27.1% for the fourth quarter of 2018, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has said.

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12-Feb-2019 to 06:27

S/African leader vows to address job cut fears at Eskom

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government will talk to workers at the national power utility Eskom on their retrenchment fears following plans to unbundle the troubled firm into three entities dealing with generation, supply and distribution, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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12-Feb-2019 to 06:16

S/Africa deposits AfCFTA instrument of ratification

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has handed over to the African Union South Africa’s deposit of instruments on the ratification of the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCFTA) on the sidelines of the 32nd ordinary session of assembly of the AU in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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11-Feb-2019 to 13:04

S/Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir wins third Grammy

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s talented Soweto Gospel Choir has scooped its third Grammy Award during a colourful ceremony held in Los Angeles, United States on Monday, press reports have said.

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11-Feb-2019 to 12:45

S/Africans observe Mandela’s prison release anniversary

APA- Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africans on Monday are observing the 29th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from Victor Verster Prison in Cape Town that ended 27 years of his imprisonment under the defunct apartheid regime which ended in 1994.

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11-Feb-2019 to 10:43

S/Africa to chair African Union in 2020

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is attending a two-day African Union summit currently underway in Addis Ababa, will chair the body in 2020, the presidency said on Monday.

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