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18-Aug-2022 to 09:42

SADC: Panel of Elders to assist in resolving Lesotho political crisis

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has mandated a team of eminent statesmen and officials from the region to ensure implementation of political reforms in Lesotho.

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18-Aug-2022 to 08:34

Malawi cholera cases treble since May

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The number of cholera cases in Malawi has almost trebled over the past three months despite a nationwide vaccination campaign that kicked off in May.

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18-Aug-2022 to 07:45

In Focus: Africa's summer of discontent

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — This has been a summer of wildcat protests across Africa, some of the most serious in recent memory as economic downturns and political uncertainties put millions of the continent's poor under more strain and test their patience to unprecedented levels.

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17-Aug-2022 to 13:31

S/Sudan officials on GBV victim empowerment visit to S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South Sudan delegation is in South Africa on a social development-led study tour to learn from Pretoria on how it handled empowerment support to victims of gender-based violence, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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17-Aug-2022 to 13:17

S/Africa: No country is immune from insecurity – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — No country in the world can claim to be immune from insecurity posed by other states, South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise said on Wednesday.

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17-Aug-2022 to 09:00

Zimbabwe scraps mandatory outdoor wearing of masks

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has scrapped the mandatory wearing of face masks in public outdoor places by fully vaccinated individuals, Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said.

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16-Aug-2022 to 14:09

S/African minister urges concerted effort in GBV fight

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South Africa is commemorating Women’s Month in August but the daily accounts of gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) will need everyone’s hands on deck to stop ‘the GBVF pandemic’, Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille said on Tuesday.

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