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14-May-2020 to 06:11

S/Africa to further ease lockdown rules in June - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa, in its seventh week of a coronavirus pandemic lockdown that has killed 219 people in the country, is expected to move to the next stage of easing the strict regulations in June, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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13-May-2020 to 14:28

Lesotho completes Africa Covid-19 roll call

APA-Lesotho (Lesotho) — Lesotho on Wednesday recorded its first case of coronavirus, making it the last country in Africa to report an infection from the disease.

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13-May-2020 to 12:22

S/Africa’s vehicle sales resume under strict conditions

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa on Wednesday commenced motor vehicle sales on a limited scale, with full operation of the sectors expected to start in June, the ministry of trade and industry has announced.

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13-May-2020 to 11:59

S/Africa’s ANC urges sanctions against errant finance minister

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC)’s top leadership is not happy with the public conduct of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and wants President Cyril Ramaphosa to place him under leash for now, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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13-May-2020 to 10:00

Zambian leader orders reopening of premier tourist attraction

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian President Edgar Lungu has ordered the re-opening of the Victoria Falls and local hotels to tourists in a move aimed at injecting life into a tourism sector crippled by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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12-May-2020 to 13:43

Ramaphosa pays homage to S/African nurses amid Covid-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday commended the country’s nurses for their immense devotion to life-saving duties in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and other health challenges nationwide.

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12-May-2020 to 13:32

S/African gov’t, brewer resolve impasse on beer stockpiles

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Alcoholic beverages manufacturer South African Breweries (SAB) and the government have agreed to save millions of bottled beer from being thrown away due to lack of storage space at its factories, the brewer said on Tuesday.

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