AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

20-Jun-2022 to 12:48

S/Africa welcomes UN pact on production of Covid-19 vaccines

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel on Monday welcomed the UN World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) agreement to support the production of Covid-19 vaccines in developing countries.

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20-Jun-2022 to 12:39

BRICS membership beneficial for S/Africa – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday showered praises on the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) organisation, saying Pretoria has greatly benefited from trading with this group of emerging economies since it started 12 years ago.

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20-Jun-2022 to 07:44

Protesters shut down S/Africa's Soweto

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Chaos engulfed South Africa’s industrial hub Johannesburg on Monday as residents blocked roads in the city’s Soweto township in a protest to demand better service delivery.

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17-Jun-2022 to 12:12

‘Youth unemployment greatest challenge facing S/Africa’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South Africa’s “greatest challenge are the millions of unemployed youths” who are idle in the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told a Youth Day anniversary in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape province.

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17-Jun-2022 to 11:05

Future jobs are in technology - Ramaphosa

APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South Africa needs to invest in technology -- cutting-edge science and innovation -- in order to attract the newest industries which happen to hold jobs of the future, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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16-Jun-2022 to 11:11

S/Africa: Youth empowerment a gov’t priority – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — One of the South African government’s priorities is to empower the country’s youth by encouraging them to utilise all opportunities presented to them to grow and create their own businesses, Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, said on Thursday.

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15-Jun-2022 to 11:11

S/Africa: $1.5b set aside for pro-Zuma riots insurance claims

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Acting Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele says the government has allocated US$1.5 billion to the South African Special Risk Insurance Association (SASRIA) to be used in settling damages from last year’s riots in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces.

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