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03-Feb-2023 to 17:34

S/Africa to offer free screening services to mark World Cancer Day

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African government will on Saturday offer free cancer screening and other health services as parts of efforts to promote early detection of the disease that claims millions of lives in the country every year.

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03-Feb-2023 to 13:50

US denies links with drone seized in Namibia

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — In response to reports about the confiscation of a saildrone found in Namibian territorial waters near Lüderitz, the United States embassy in Namibia strongly refutes any claims that its government is involved with or has interfered with the confiscated drone.

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03-Feb-2023 to 06:45

Amnesty urges rethink on Zimbabwe’s controversial NGO law

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Rights group Amnesty International says President Emmerson Mnangagwa must not sign into law a bill that seeks to restrict operations of non-governmental organisations as it will have “dire consequences” for millions of Zimbabweans in need of humanitarian assistance.

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02-Feb-2023 to 13:47

Ramaphosa nominates Molemela as supreme court president

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has informed Chief Justice Raymond Zondo of his consideration to appoint Justice Mahube Molemela as president of South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal, his spokesperson Vincent Magwenya announced on Thursday.

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02-Feb-2023 to 07:53

Zimbabwe’s agricultural exports to China rise to $650m

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s agricultural exports to China rose by more than 22 percent to US$657 million in 2022, the Chinese embassy in Harare said late Wednesday.

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01-Feb-2023 to 15:14

S/Africa: Malema wins hate-speech case against businessman

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has said he was grateful for a Johannesburg High Court decision against a South African businessman Kenny Kunene for describing him as “a frog and a cockroach” in a speech.

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01-Feb-2023 to 14:19

S/Africa to sign sponsorship deal with Tottenham Hotspur - Report

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is discussing a R900 million (about US$45 million) sponsorship deal with English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur under which the country will get advertising and branding rights at the London club, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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