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05-Dec-2020 to 03:20

Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia agree to establish diplomatic ties

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe and Saudi Arabia have formally established diplomatic relations following the signing of an agreement between the two countries’ ambassadors to the United Nations on Friday.

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05-Dec-2020 to 02:48

S/African gov't requests Malawi to return Bushiri, wife

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has sent an extradition request to Malawi to demand the return of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife to Pretoria to face corruption charges following their jumping bail last month, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola confirmed on Friday.

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04-Dec-2020 to 11:25

Covid surge leads to lockdown in S/Africa's Port Elizabeth

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a regional lockdown in the city of Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas of the Eastern Cape Province starting on Friday due to a surge in coronavirus cases and hospital admissions in these areas.

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04-Dec-2020 to 05:58

Ramaphosa calls for social inclusion of people with disabilities

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called for an end to discrimination and prejudice against people with disabilities, saying every South African citizen has a role to play in the development of the country despite their condition.

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04-Dec-2020 to 05:47

Africa needs support to recover from Covid-19 – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — African states will need sustained support to recover from the socio-economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic on the continent, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

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03-Dec-2020 to 14:10

Locusts hit parts of S/Africa – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Parts of South Africa have been hit by an outbreak of locusts, Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza announced on Thursday.

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