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22-Jan-2019 to 12:17

Khama rubbishes Botswana coup theory

APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Botswana's former President Ian Khama on Tuesday dismissed as baseless local media reports that his successor President Mokgweetsi Masisi last year foiled an Israeli-sponsored coup against him.

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22-Jan-2019 to 11:50

South African Airways extends Malawi airport ban over safety

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways (SAA) has extended cancellation of its Wednesday flight on its Johannesburg-Blantyre route due to safety concerns at Malawi’s Chileka International Airport, the SAA said on Tuesday.

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22-Jan-2019 to 11:11

South Africa: President in Geneva for ILO report launch, WEF in Davos

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Geneva, Switzerland, ahead of the launch of a report produced by the UN International Labour Organisation’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

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22-Jan-2019 to 07:17

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa threatens action against "rogue" soldiers

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa says his government will take unspecified action against members of the security forces found guilty of “violence or misconduct” during last week’s fuel price hike protests.

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21-Jan-2019 to 17:29

We want zero tolerance of racism in schools - Ramaphosa

APA-Boksburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday called for zero tolerance of racism, sexism, bullying, violence and other forms of antisocial behaviour at the country’s schools.

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21-Jan-2019 to 12:42

Upcoming Botswana polls could delay budget balancing – Moody’s

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The forthcoming 2019 Botswana elections are likely to delay the country’s plans to tighten its budget and erase deficits, global credit rating agency Moody’s said on Monday.

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21-Jan-2019 to 10:35

Zimbabwe protests: Mnangagwa cancels Davos trip

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been forced to cancel a trip to Switzerland where he was due to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) amid fears of an international media backlash in the face of his government’s handling of last week’s protest against Harare’s worsening economic crisis.

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