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25-Mar-2021 to 06:15

Mnangagwa launches COVID-19 vaccination second phase

APA-Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday received his first COVID-19 jab as he launched the second phase of Zimbabwe’s vaccination programme.

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24-Mar-2021 to 14:14

Ramaphosa to appear before corruption probe in April

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s long-awaited appearance before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will take place in April, his office announced on Wednesday.

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24-Mar-2021 to 13:31

S/Africa: ‘Catch-up plan’ for TB treatment in place - Minister

APA-Mbombela (South Africa) — A year after the worldwide coronavirus pandemic hit South Africa, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has said the government was ready with a “catch-up plan” to tackle tuberculosis (TB) treatment in the country.

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24-Mar-2021 to 13:19

Botswana tightens COVID-19 restrictions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has tightened COVID-19 restrictions for amid fears that cases of the virus are spreading across the southern African country, an official said on Wednesday.

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23-Mar-2021 to 13:51

S/Africa, UN sign historic deal on asylum seekers

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa and the United Nations on Tuesday signed a migration accord that both sides believe would solve the longstanding plight of 185,000 foreigners seeking asylum in the country.

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23-Mar-2021 to 13:24

US blasts recall of Zimbabwe opposition lawmakers

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The United States has accused the Zimbabwean government of allegedly abusing the levers of power to silence critics in the wake of a recent spate of recalls of opposition lawmakers.

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23-Mar-2021 to 13:05

S/Africa sells AstraZeneca vaccines to AU – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has sold its entire stock of one million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to the African Union and the money has already been banked, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed on Tuesday.

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