AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

02-Apr-2021 to 13:20

S/Africa evacuates stranded nationals from Mozambique

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) has dispatched soldiers to evacuate South Africans stranded in neighbouring Mozambique, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Friday.

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02-Apr-2021 to 12:48

Ramaphosa urges strict observation of Covid-19 protocols over Easter

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — All South African attending religious services during the Easter weekend should observe public health protocols to avoid spreading the coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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02-Apr-2021 to 11:41

Ramaphosa pays tribute to Winnie Mandela at memorial

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday paid tribute to late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela for her great deeds in keeping the struggle against apartheid alive in the country while her fellow leaders were either at locked up on Robben Island or in exile abroad.

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01-Apr-2021 to 14:14

S/Africa: Senior ruling ANC senior official agrees to step down

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Ruling African National Congress’ (ANC) secretary general Ace Magashule has confirmed that he would “step aside” from office following the party’s National Executive Committee’s request for him to do so, APA learnt on Thursday.

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01-Apr-2021 to 13:24

S/Africa to receive 1m Johnson & Johnson vaccines this month in April - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has secured a further 21 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, with Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announcing on Thursday that one million of this batch of drugs is expected to arrive in the country this month.

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31-Mar-2021 to 13:47

S/Africa’s Covid-19 vaccinations making progress, says Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is making great progress in its six-week coronavirus vaccination programme whose main goal is to vaccinate 41 million people as part of its goal to reach herd immunity among the country’s 50-million population, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the nation.

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31-Mar-2021 to 13:34

S/Africa to remain on Level 1 lockdown restrictions – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will remain on Level 1 lockdown restrictions as it continues to fight against the coronavirus pandemic which has killed over 52,000 people in the country since last March, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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