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17-Nov-2022 to 09:58

It's make or break for Africa's oceans, scientists warn

APA-Gqeberha (South Africa) — Leading marine researchers and scientists caution that it's make-or-break for Africa's governments to enact and enforce ocean policies.

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17-Nov-2022 to 09:03

Interpol arrest Israel’s ‘most wanted’ in Jo’burg

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa and Interpol have teamed up to launch a dawn raid Thursday to apprehend Israel’s "most wanted gang leader" and his friends in a Bryanston home in the commercial city of Johannesburg.

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16-Nov-2022 to 11:30

S/Africa: Power utility official resigns over electricity crisis

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom’s inability to generate electricity efficiently in the past six months has led to the resignation of acting head of the company’s generation division Rhulani Mathebula, Eskom chief operating officer Jan Oberholzer announced on Wednesday.

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16-Nov-2022 to 09:26

Developed countries backtrack from climate change pledges – Group

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There has been a noticeable change in the attitude of developed countries to finance the pledges they made in 2009 to fund at least $100 billion annually towards climate change adaptation for developing countries, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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16-Nov-2022 to 07:17

Namibia launches programme to encourage men to test for HIV

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has launched a programme to encourage men to seek services to test for and treat HIV as part of efforts to reduce the prevalence of the disease in the country by 2030.

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15-Nov-2022 to 14:28

S/African rail firm flushes out ghost workers, saves $11m

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has saved over US$11 million of state funds, thanks to Project Ziveze designed to flash out ghost workers from the organisation, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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15-Nov-2022 to 14:09

Ramaphosa calls for inclusion of AU as G20 permanent member

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa would like to see the African Union as a permanent member of the G20 group of leading economies which meet annually to discuss policy on health, trade and other burning issues affecting the world, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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