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16-Jan-2023 to 15:27

S/Africa: Ramaphosa welcomes Zuma court ruling

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Presidency has welcomed Monday’s high court ruling to stop former president Jacob Zuma’s private prosecution of President Cyril Ramaphosa which was scheduled for later this week.

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16-Jan-2023 to 12:24

S/Africa: High Court stops Zuma’s private prosecution of Ramaphosa – for now

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s high court sitting in Johannesburg on Monday ruled that former president Jacob Zuma could not proceed in his private prosecution of President Cyril Ramaphosa whom he accused of being an “accessory after the fact” for failing to investigate prosecutor Billy Downer following a complaint about the advocate’s conduct.

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16-Jan-2023 to 10:45

Ramaphosa skips WEF summit to address energy crisis

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa is not attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) that kicked off in Swiss resort of Davos on Monday due to the ongoing national energy crisis, his spokesperson Vincent Magwenya has announced.

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16-Jan-2023 to 07:53

Eswatini mulls strategic oil reserve to smooth out supply shocks

APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — Eswatini plans to establish a strategic oil reserve in the aftermath of recent disruptions to fuel supplies experienced during the festive season, the government said Monday.

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13-Jan-2023 to 12:39

Zimbabwe hosts WHO conference on non-communicable diseases

APA-Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) — Health experts from several African countries are sharing latest advances and trends in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) management during the 2nd African Regional Conference on Non-communicable Diseases currently underway in the Zimbabwean resort town of Victoria Falls.

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13-Jan-2023 to 11:49

Measles: S/Africa battles rising cases in five provinces

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is battling an increase in the number of measle cases, with more than half of the country’s provinces declaring outbreaks over the past three months.

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13-Jan-2023 to 11:18

Ramaphosa worried about worsening power cuts

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has acknowledged that the country’s current rolling power cuts have reached national crisis level and were a source of frustration for both business and the people of South Africa.

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