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18-Nov-2022 to 09:04

South Africa reports slight rise in Covid cases

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s coronavirus infections are on the rise again, with the country reportedly entering another wave of the pandemic, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Senior Researcher, Dr Ridhwaan Suliman, has said.

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17-Nov-2022 to 10:54

S/Africa's SABC launches new channel

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The state-owned South African Broadcasting Corporation has taken another step to improve its services by adding a new internet channel called SABC Plus to the existing radio and television channels in Johannesburg on Thursday.

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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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