AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

24-Nov-2022 to 10:59

S/Africa: Minister bemoans ‘worrying, unacceptable’ rise in GBV cases

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The rate at which South African women were being abused, violated and killed between July and September 2022 remains “worrying and unacceptable,” Police Minister Bheki Cele has told reporters.

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24-Nov-2022 to 10:10

Ramaphosa, Sunak talk of deepening long-held ties during UK visit

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa told British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that South Africa is keen to deepen its relationship with the United Kingdom to boost trade and investment between the two countries.

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23-Nov-2022 to 11:33

Ramaphosa to face off against former health minister for top ANC post

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Incumbent African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa will face former health minister Zweli Mkhize for leadership of the party at the organisation’s elective conference set for December, ANC Electoral committee chairperson Kgalema Motlanthe has confirmed.

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23-Nov-2022 to 11:11

Ramaphosa invites UK firms to invest in S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on British companies to intensify more opportunities for trade and investment in South Africa, citing the long-standing ties between the two countries as a big advantage.

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22-Nov-2022 to 11:49

S/Africa’s public servants stage ‘National Day of Action’ strike

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s 800,000-plus public servants took to the streets nationwide on Tuesday after failing to reach an agreement over wage demands between the government and the three unions representing the workers.

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22-Nov-2022 to 11:27

Zuma’s medical parole unlawful, must return to jail – Court

APA-Durban (South Africa) — The medical parole granted to South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma by his friend and former prison boss Arthur Fraser, with only two months served of his 15-month prison sentence last year, “was unlawful,” the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.

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21-Nov-2022 to 11:49

Taxi strike gets violent in S/Africa’s Cape Town, buses torched

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A two-day strike by taxi owners belonging to the South African National Taxi Association (Santaco) in the Western Cape province has turned violent, with the burning of three buses and the commandeering of a fourth bus, official said on Monday.

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