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    15-Aug-2018 to 06:52

    S/African broadcaster, MultiChoice sign new deal

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — State-owned South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) viewers will continue to enjoy watching Channel 404 on the privately-owned MultiChoice’s Digital Satellite TV (DStv), thanks to a new contract.

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    15-Aug-2018 to 06:47

    S/Africa: Ramaphosa appoints acting top prosecutor

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has swiftly appointed Silas Ramaite as the country’s Acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) following Monday’s Constitutional Court ruling invalidating Shaun Abrahams’ appointment by former president Jacob Zuma, his office said on Tuesday.

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    13-Aug-2018 to 20:00

    S/Africa: ‘No plan to fire 30,000 civil servants’

    APA- Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo on Monday refuted a local media report suggesting that her government plans to retrench 30,000 public servants from the service in order to cut costs.

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    13-Aug-2018 to 19:32

    Jo'burg: Speed train operators, workers end strike

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s United National Transport Union (UNTU) workers have agreed to a wage deal with the Gautrain operator, effectively ending a two-week long strike over wages, both sides of the dispute said on Monday.

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    11-Aug-2018 to 00:30

    S/Africa, DRC review relations, sign accord

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has held talks with Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa, days after his host declared that he would not contest for a third term in the DRC presidency.

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    10-Aug-2018 to 09:26

    Ramaphosa off to Zambia, DRC on working visit

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has left the country on a working visit to Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), his office has said.

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    10-Aug-2018 to 09:17

    S/African gov’t to host gender summit end of August – Ramaphosa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will host a National Gender Summit aimed at addressing challenges the country’s women face daily at the end of August, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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