AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

02-Mar-2020 to 13:10

S/African miners participate at Canada’s mining exhibition

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe is on Monday leading his country’s mining officials participating at the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Trade and Conference show currently underway in Toronto, APA has learnt.

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28-Feb-2020 to 12:50

S/Africa to evacuate citizens from Coronavirus-hit China

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African cabinet has decided to evacuate the country’s citizens from the Coronavirus-hit Wuhan city in Hubei Province of China, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa here Friday.

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28-Feb-2020 to 12:36

S/African citizens test positive for Coronavirus in Japan

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Friday announced that two of its nationals working on a Japanese cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, also known as Covid-19.

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27-Feb-2020 to 14:07

S/African gov’t bans fish diet at schools in pilchards recall aftermath

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has suspended the eating of canned pilchards at all school cafeterias nationwide with immediate effect due to alleged contamination, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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27-Feb-2020 to 14:00

S/African public workers unhappy with gov’t plans to cut wage bill – Union

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The Public Servants Association of South Africa said on Thursday said it has taken the government’s plans to cut the civil service wage bill as a “declaration of war” on its members.

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27-Feb-2020 to 12:34

S/Africa: 9 feared dead as boat capsizes off Cape Town

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Nine fishermen are feared dead following a boat accident off Cape Town on Thursday, a South African rescue official has said.

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27-Feb-2020 to 05:34

S/Africa allocates over $16b to revive troubled power utility

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s power utility Eskom was allocated a US$16.4-billion bailout as part of efforts to restructure the energy sector in order to fire up the troubled economy, according to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in Cape Town on Wednesday.

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