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05-Apr-2021 to 15:27

Ramaphosa should resign and interim gov’t formed - Opposition

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Opposition United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa on Monday called for President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down from office and hand over power to South Africa’s Constitutional Court until the 2024 polls are held to form a new government.

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05-Apr-2021 to 15:09

S/Africa: Zuma accuses ANC of failing to protect him

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma on Monday accused the ruling African National Congress' top brass of conspiring to see him put behind bars and failing to protect him from “baseless accusations” since 1994.

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05-Apr-2021 to 07:58

Zimbabwe on course to rejoining Commonwealth - Official

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe is confident of rejoining the Commonwealth of former British colonies, with a senior official saying on Monday that the country’s application now undergoing consultations among the grouping's 54 member states.

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04-Apr-2021 to 08:22

S/African public broadcaster rejects claims it was collapsing

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), which retrenched over 600 workers last week, has denied that it was “collapsing” as claimed by the dismissed workers’ labour representatives at the weekend.

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03-Apr-2021 to 02:50

S/Africa: Ruling party remains united, strong - Ramaphosa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Nearly a week after its highly contentious inner circle meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party remains unified and strong to lead the country to better days ahead, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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02-Apr-2021 to 13:20

S/Africa evacuates stranded nationals from Mozambique

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) has dispatched soldiers to evacuate South Africans stranded in neighbouring Mozambique, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Friday.

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02-Apr-2021 to 12:48

Ramaphosa urges strict observation of Covid-19 protocols over Easter

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — All South African attending religious services during the Easter weekend should observe public health protocols to avoid spreading the coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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