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28-Jan-2019 to 12:41

Hefty salary hike could spike Botswana’s budget deficit - Ministry

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Ministry of Finance has warned that the country’s budget deficit could widen to US$682 million during the 2019/20 financial year if the government embraces a recommendation to award a hefty salary hike to civil servants.

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28-Jan-2019 to 10:21

Masisi bullish about investment spin-offs from WEF

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi is optimistic that Botswana’s first-ever participation at the just-ended World Economic Forum in Switzerland will bring investors to the southern African country, APA learned here Monday.

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28-Jan-2019 to 06:18

Ramaphosa urges Indians to invest in S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has ended his first state visit to India on a good note, celebrating and inviting "real, ethically driven" Indian businesses to invest more in his country which has a huge population of people of Indian origin.

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28-Jan-2019 to 05:58

S/Africa: India lifts S/African arms maker’s 13-year ban

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African arms manufacturer and contractor Denel has been handed a lifeline following India’s ending of 13-year ban of the state-owned firm, APA has learnt.

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28-Jan-2019 to 05:50

S/Africa backs embattled Venezuelan leader Maduro

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African would not support the United States’ efforts for the UN Security Council to recognise Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as “legitimate” president of the troubled South American state, South African International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has said.

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27-Jan-2019 to 07:27

S/Africa, India take bilateral relations to new level - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — While South Africa and India enjoy good relations, there is scope to grow bilateral economic relations, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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26-Jan-2019 to 10:46

S/African president urges citizens to “own your future, register to vote”

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has encouraged new voters to come out in large numbers this weekend and register at the various voting stations nationwide to enable them cast their first ever votes in May’s national elections.

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