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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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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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