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27-Jan-2021 to 13:52

Ramaphosa launches $80m fund to promote S/Africa’s tourism sector

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched a US$80 million Tourism Equity Fund (TEF) aimed at creating an inclusive and growing tourism sector in South Africa.

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18-Jan-2021 to 14:45

S/Africa land border closures justified – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s closure of 20 land border entry points is justified, and “there is nothing sinister” about it as government struggles to contain the surging coronavirus infections, Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Monday.

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04-Jan-2021 to 14:52

S/Africa: Over 500 undocumented travellers daily at Zimbabwe border

APA-Musina (South Africa) — Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said South Africa’s security agents have been arresting over 500 undocumented travellers daily for trying to enter the country illegally at its northern Beitbridge border post.

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25-Dec-2020 to 00:38

Death toll rises to 15 at chaotic S/Africa-Zimbabwe border post

APA-Musina (South Africa) — South African immigration authorities remain clueless on how to stop a rising death toll at the Beitbridge entry point which has reached 15 dead on the country’s northern border with Zimbabwe, a freight official has confirmed.

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17-Dec-2020 to 12:56

Moroccan dialect, a determinant for social integration

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Integrating into a society requires a certain level of mastery of the language of the host country.

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24-Nov-2020 to 13:07

Botswana to allow crossborder passenger traffic on December 1

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana will open its borders to crossborder buses and other vehicles on December 1 as the government eases restrictions imposed at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic almost eight months ago, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday.

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23-Nov-2020 to 13:51

S/Africa "still probing Bushiris' escape"

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government is under pressure from the country’s main opposition to provide “real answers” on how self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife staged their “miracle escape” to Malawi from their host country two weeks ago.

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