AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

03-Nov-2022 to 15:02

CAF boss given ANC branch nod to challenge Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — In what has become a crowded field for the African National Congress leadership, a Limpopo party branch has nominated billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe to challenge President Cyril Ramaphosa and former health minister Zweli Mkhize at the forthcoming elective conference in December, APA learnt on Thursday.

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03-Nov-2022 to 14:42

Two more corpses recovered from SA mine site

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African police said on Thursday that they had discovered two more bodies at an abandoned mine in Krugersdorp, barely a day after finding 19 others at the same mine located west of Johannesburg – making the death toll rise to 21.

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03-Nov-2022 to 11:32

S/Africa, Burundi explore ways to deepen cooperation

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor is on a working visit to Burundi where she will co-chair the inaugural Burundi-South Africa Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) session in the Great Lakes country, her office announced on Friday.

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03-Nov-2022 to 01:59

Ethiopia, Tigray forces agree to end hostilities in AU-brokered deal

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Ethiopian government and rebels from the country’s northern Tigray region have agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in conflict that has killed thousands and displaced several other since 2020.

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02-Nov-2022 to 14:01

Asia, a net exporter of mosquitoes to Africa?

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa)A — Asia is a net exporter of mosquitoes to Africa, if report by a group of researchers on the nature of the invasive anopheles stephensi species is anything to go by.

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02-Nov-2022 to 10:59

S/Africa: Weakening rand, rising oil prices push up fuel cost

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans woke up to a fuel increase at the pumps on Wednesday, with a litre of petrol now costing R22.87 (about US$1.24) from the old price of R22.36.

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02-Nov-2022 to 09:51

Ramaphosa urges mindset change to end S/Africa’s GBVF ‘pandemic’

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa needs to be united in the fight against gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) as government, civil society, and other organisations cannot address the “pandemic” alone, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

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