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08-Apr-2021 to 08:07

Mozambique crisis morphs into bigger security threat - Minister

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The crisis in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province has morphed into a much bigger security threat and humanitarian catastrophe involving a possible third force and demands a coordinated regional response, Botswana’s foreign minister Lemogang Kwape said on Wednesday.

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07-Apr-2021 to 16:26

S/Africa hikes fuel prices

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans woke up to higher fuel prices at the pump on Wednesday, with a weak local rand currency largely blamed for the development.

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07-Apr-2021 to 16:08

S/Africa: Over 270,000 health workers vaccinated against Covid-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has vaccinated some 272,438 healthcare workers against the coronavirus pandemic using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine under a campaign targeting 1.5 million medical personnel, Health Minister Zweli said on Wednesday.

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06-Apr-2021 to 15:45

S/Africa: ANC alliance partner backs party’s ‘step aside’ resolution

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The ruling African National Congress on Tuesday received backing from the South African Communist Party (SACP) on its resolution to remove from office ANC members facing corruption charges until their cases are finalised in court.

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06-Apr-2021 to 13:38

ANC official dismisses talk of national shutdown in S/Africa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Reports that factions of the South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party would shut the country down over the “step aside” resolution are mere rumours with no basis in fact or reality, ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile said on Tuesday.

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06-Apr-2021 to 07:26

UN accuses Tanzania of turning back Mozambicans fleeing attacks

APA-Pemba (Mozambique) — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has accused Tanzania of turning back hundreds of asylum seekers fleeing attacks by ISIS-linked insurgents in the Mozambican coastal town of Palma.

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06-Apr-2021 to 06:57

Mozambican army regains control of captured town - Official

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican army has regained control of a coastal town that was captured by Islamic State-linked militants about two weeks ago, an official announced on Monday.

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