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06-Jul-2020 to 13:49

S/Africa: Protect elderly from Covid-19, says Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — With cases of the coronavirus pandemic sharply rising daily in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday appealed to his compatriots to protect the elderly by refraining from spreading the virus to them.

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06-Jul-2020 to 13:43

Malawi: ‘Let’s rebuild country from rubble upwards’ – Chakwera

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Newly elected Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has challenged fellow Malawians to work hard as a team to rebuild the country after years of impunity and corruption which has left it in “rubbles.”

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06-Jul-2020 to 11:12

Malawi: Low-key presidential inauguration amid COVID-19 fears

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera cancelled Monday’s planned high-profile inauguration ceremony and opted for a low-key event amid fears that the event could worsen the number of coronavirus cases in the country.

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05-Jul-2020 to 08:31

Malawi’s Covid-19 cases, deaths surging - Chakwera

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has cautioned his compatriots to take all preventive measures to stop the current surge in coronavirus cases and deaths the country has witnessed “in the last three weeks.”

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04-Jul-2020 to 10:05

S/Africa: No return to hard Covid-19 lockdown

APA-Mbombela (South Africa) — South Africa has no plans to return to a hard lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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03-Jul-2020 to 20:47

S/Africa: Covid-19 hits 40 soldiers - Army

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As the country’s coronavirus cases continue to rise, some 40 South African troops have been infected with the virus, the South African National Defence Force announced on Friday.

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03-Jul-2020 to 16:19

S/Africa joins Botswana elephant death probe

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African has joined Canada and neighbouring Zimbabwe to solve the mystery surrounding the deaths of over 300 elephants in Botswana’s Okavango Delta since February this year, APA learnt on Friday.

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