03-Feb-2019 to 10:39

S/Africa: Malema’s EFF launches election manifesto

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s third opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has launched its 2019 elections manifesto, pledging free education and land to youth and women if elected into office.

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03-Feb-2019 to 10:18

Ramaphosa shoots warning at ‘tainted’ ANC leaders

APA-Kimberley (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) leaders who have been implicated in various corruption-probing commissions of inquiry currently underway must come forward to account for their misdeeds, President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned.

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03-Feb-2019 to 09:56

S/African Airways resumes Malawi flights, as safety concern addressed

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways (SAA) has resumed its tri-weekly flights to Malawi after a two-week absence due to safety concerns at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:35

S/Africa: Top prosecutor says banishing graft her target

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi has vowed to fight corruption, saying “it is now time for justice to win the fight against the scourge” in the country.

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02-Feb-2019 to 11:27

Eskom secures $1.1bn loan to service operations

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Eskom, has secured a $1.1 billion loan from a consortium of local and international banks to prop up the cash-strapped parastatal from collapsing its operations, the public utility has confirmed.

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02-Feb-2019 to 10:52

S/African clergy, wife arrested on fraud charges

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife Mary, who head the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church, have been arrested by the South African police on alleged fraud and money laundering charges, the police have confirmed.

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01-Feb-2019 to 06:55

S/African businessman’s remains repatriated from Mozambique

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Remains of a South African businessman André Hanekom who died last week in Mozambican police custody following his arrest in the north of that country as an alleged jihadist have returned home for burial, APA has learnt.

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