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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There were 212 new Covid-19 cases on Monday in South Africa, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3,992,661 since the pandemic broke out in the country in March two years ago, the health ministry announced on Tuesday.

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APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Airlink has signed a deal with Middle East airline Qatar Airways that will offer travellers more choice and improved connectivity between 45 destinations in 12 countries across southern Africa.

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APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho and India have taken a major step to bolster their economic ties following the launch of a council to promote linkages between the two countries, according to reports monitored here on Tuesday.

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APA – Accra (Ghana) — The Vice-President’s call for more effort to rationalise the governance of educational systems to achieve greater coherence, cooperation and coordination and the appeal to the government to reintroduce the road toll system to increase revenue for accelerated development are some of the leading stories in the Ghanaian press on Tuesday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The call by some Senior Advocates of Nigeria, lawyers, civil right groups and some branches of the Nigerian Bar Association on Monday for the probe of the erstwhile Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad is one of the trending stories in Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — A Malawian judge has sentenced a Catholic priest and several others to prison terms ranging from 30 years to life over the murder of a man with albinism in March 2018.

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