AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

18-Feb-2019 to 19:10

Search and rescue continues in SA mine collapse

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Rescue and body retrieval operations were still underway on Monday at the Gupta-owned Gloria Coal Mine near the town of Middelburg in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, a rescue official said.

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17-Feb-2019 to 12:20

SA rallies behind Semenya in IAAF row

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s world 800m champion and Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya is receiving an outpouring of support from the public and the South African government in her fight with the IAAF to force her to take hormone reducing drugs.

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16-Feb-2019 to 11:01

S/African cabinet in daily updates on beleaguered Eskom

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a Special Cabinet Committee to deliver daily reports to him on the action needed to secure South Africa's energy supply, the presidency has said.

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15-Feb-2019 to 06:30

Ramaphosa dismisses "sellout" allegations

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has denied opposition claims that he worked with apartheid authorities against his “fellow comrades” in the African National Congress at the height of white minority rule in the early 1970s.

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14-Feb-2019 to 23:21

Ramaphosa clarifies Eskom restructuring

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated in parliament that the restructuring of Eskom into three entities is not the path to privatising the cash-strapped power utility.

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14-Feb-2019 to 22:48

Seven bodies retrieved from abandoned SA mine

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Rescuers at the Gupta Brothers’ Gloria Coal Mine in Mpumalanga Province have retrieved the bodies of seven men who died inside the abandoned facility.

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14-Feb-2019 to 06:18

Ramaphosa urges S/Africans not to panic over power crisis

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has pleaded with South Africans not to panic as rolling power cuts across the country persisted for a fourth day as a result of breakdowns and planned outages at Eskom’s power stations.

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