AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

08-Jun-2022 to 11:11

Zuma to pursue private prosecution against prosecutor

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma can pursue a private prosecution of state prosecutor Billy Downer to force his removal from leading a corruption case against the ex-South African leader, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has announced.

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08-Jun-2022 to 09:58

S/Africa: Soft landing key to post-COVID, floods recovery – IMF

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa needs to urgently take action to ensure a soft landing for its economy in the wake of the headwinds caused the Ukraine war, floods and the slowdown in China, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.

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07-Jun-2022 to 12:21

S/Africa registers 724 new Covid-19 cases – Ministry

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has confirmed only 726 new Covid-19 cases on Monday.

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07-Jun-2022 to 12:12

S/Africa: Graft-accused Gupta brothers arrested in UAE

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Fugitive Indian-born Gupta brothers have been arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Dubai where they took up exile since they left South Africa in 2018, the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services confirmed on Tuesday.

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06-Jun-2022 to 13:03

S/Africans should unite against rising cost of living – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday urged South Africans to unite against increasing current and future commodity prices even though they have little control over the situation.

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06-Jun-2022 to 11:39

Covid-19: S/African authorities approve additional Pfizer booster shots

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans aged 50 or more are now eligible to receive an additional booster dose of Pfizer vaccine with effect from Monday, the Ministry of Health has announced.

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06-Jun-2022 to 10:31

Ramaphosa pledges to assist police in farm robbery case

APA-Polokwane (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday reiterated his stance that he was not involved in any criminal conduct, and he pledged to assist police with investigations into the multimillion-dollar robbery from his Limpopo farm two years ago.

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