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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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02-Apr-2021 to 11:41

Ramaphosa pays tribute to Winnie Mandela at memorial

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday paid tribute to late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela for her great deeds in keeping the struggle against apartheid alive in the country while her fellow leaders were either at locked up on Robben Island or in exile abroad.

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02-Apr-2021 to 11:21

COVID-19: Botswana extends state of public emergency

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has extended the state of public emergency for another six months to the end of September as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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01-Apr-2021 to 14:54

AU slams Mozambique attacks, says ready to assist

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — African Union Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has called for urgent and coordinated regional and international action against the festering security threat in northern Mozambique that has potential to spread to the rest of southern Africa.

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01-Apr-2021 to 14:14

S/Africa: Senior ruling ANC senior official agrees to step down

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Ruling African National Congress’ (ANC) secretary general Ace Magashule has confirmed that he would “step aside” from office following the party’s National Executive Committee’s request for him to do so, APA learnt on Thursday.

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