AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

30-Mar-2021 to 13:20

S/Africa’s public broadcaster lays off over 600 workers

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Some 621 broadcasters at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) have lost their jobs, with Wednesday set as their final pay day, SABC’s group chief executive officer Madoda Mxakwe has announced.

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30-Mar-2021 to 12:50

ANC members facing court charges must step aside – Ramaphosa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — All ruling African National Congress party members facing corruption charges should step aside within 30 days until their cases have been finalised in South African courts, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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30-Mar-2021 to 07:10

S/Africa accounts for 43 nationals in besieged Mozambique town

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African High Commission in Maputo has managed to account for a total of 43 South Africans affected by the recent attacks in northern Mozambique, a senior official said on Tuesday.

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30-Mar-2021 to 05:52

African Union to receive J&J Covid-19 vaccine – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — United States-drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is supplying South Africa with its coronavirus vaccines for its vaccination programme, has agreed to supply some 400 million doses to the African Union starting in October this year, APA learnt on Monday.

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29-Mar-2021 to 14:41

Covid-19: Don’t let Easter trigger third wave – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s faith communities should be more innovative when they hold the upcoming Easter, Ramadan and Passover services in order to stem a possible “third wave” of the coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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29-Mar-2021 to 07:03

S/Africa: Over 230,000 health workers vaccinated

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has so far vaccinated 231,605 healthcare workers out of the initial target of 1.5 million carers needing the jab meant as a first step to protect the country’s 50 million-plus people against the coronavirus pandemic, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Sunday.

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26-Mar-2021 to 14:53

S/Africa: ‘I'm prepared to go to jail’ – Zuma

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma on Friday said he was ready to be imprisoned for defying a Constitutional Court order to return to the hearings of the Commission of Inquiry into high-level corruption which he has boycotted since late last year.

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