AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

09-Apr-2021 to 14:02

S/Africa: Covid-19 vaccination second phase to start in May

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa expects to reach over 40 million people during the second phase of its coronavirus vaccination programme that is kicks off in May, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Friday.

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09-Apr-2021 to 13:56

S/Africa wins top global business services sector location award

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has won an international award as the best global business services sector location for 2021 after earning US$127 million in foreign exchange in the past year despite the economic challenges faced during the current coronavirus pandemic, Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel announced on Friday.

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08-Apr-2021 to 16:08

S/Africa’s economy on track to grow by 3.1% in 2021

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s economy is on track to grow from the current 2.8% to 3.1% for 2021, the presidency’s economic and planning division said on Thursday.

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08-Apr-2021 to 15:58

Over 10 million S/Africans test for coronavirus - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Over 10 million South Africans have been tested for the coronavirus since the disease broke out in the country in March last year, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday.

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07-Apr-2021 to 16:26

S/Africa hikes fuel prices

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans woke up to higher fuel prices at the pump on Wednesday, with a weak local rand currency largely blamed for the development.

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07-Apr-2021 to 16:08

S/Africa: Over 270,000 health workers vaccinated against Covid-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has vaccinated some 272,438 healthcare workers against the coronavirus pandemic using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine under a campaign targeting 1.5 million medical personnel, Health Minister Zweli said on Wednesday.

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06-Apr-2021 to 15:45

S/Africa: ANC alliance partner backs party’s ‘step aside’ resolution

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The ruling African National Congress on Tuesday received backing from the South African Communist Party (SACP) on its resolution to remove from office ANC members facing corruption charges until their cases are finalised in court.

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