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    25-May-2019 to 13:57

    South Africa's President reiterates commitment to change

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday told his compatriots that he was ready to serve them in order to bring about change for the better for all South Africans.

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    24-May-2019 to 22:17

    President Tshisekedi is chief guest at Ramaphosa inauguration

    APA-Kinshasa (DRC) By Mathias Odiekila — President Felix Tshisekedi arrived in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday evening, where he is the guest of honour at the inauguration of his counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa for a second term as the rainbow nation's leader.

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    24-May-2019 to 22:12

    S/Africa: Ombudsman faults minister for improper retirement pay

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane (Ombudsman) on Friday faulted Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for approving early retirement pay to Ivan Pillay, a former senior official who retired from the South African Revenue Service (SARS) years ago.

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    23-May-2019 to 23:41

    S/Africa attends WTO ministers' meeting

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has attended an informal meeting of World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministers in France.

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    23-May-2019 to 23:34

    Ex-Jo’burg mayor elected NCOP chair

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The National Council of Provinces (NCOP), the parliament of South Africa’s regional governments, has elected former Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo as its new chairman.

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    23-May-2019 to 23:21

    S/Africa keeps repo rate at 6.75 percent

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC) has kept its repurchase (repo) rate unchanged at 6.75% per year, Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has said.

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    23-May-2019 to 15:15

    S/Africa: Zuma retracts 'hatred' allegations in corruption case

    APA-Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma has agreed to strike out his allegations against the lead prosecutor in his corruption case, APA learnt on Thursday.

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