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26-Jan-2020 to 15:01

S/Africa prepared to stop coronavirus - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday assured his compatriots that there was no need to panic over the coronavirus which has killed 57 people in China since it became known last week.

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25-Jan-2020 to 18:33

S/African opposition apologises to journalists for slander

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa's opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Saturday apologised and retracted allegations made against veteran journalists Thandeka Gqubule and Anton Harber following a court order for the party to do so.

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25-Jan-2020 to 18:22

S/African tycoon Motsepe appointed to WEF board

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African business tycoon, Patrice Motsepe, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the World Economic Forum (WEF), days after publicly flattering US President Donald Trump that “Africa loves you,” APA learnt on Saturday.

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25-Jan-2020 to 07:01

Commonwealth SG due in eSwatini for 4-day visit

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Commonwealth secretary general Patricia Scotland is expected to grace next week's official opening of the second session of the 11th Parliament of eSwatini, APA learnt here on Saturday.

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24-Jan-2020 to 19:05

S/Africa’s road fatalities down by 10% - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Roads users who died on South Africa’s highways during the festive season decreased by 10% when compared to the previous year, APA learnt on Friday.

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24-Jan-2020 to 18:56

Botswana restricts travel to China over Coronavirus fears

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has advised its citizens who intend to travel to China and other Asian countries to consider rescheduling their trips if possible following an outbreak of Coronavirus, APA can reveal here Friday.

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24-Jan-2020 to 18:30

Botswana opposition to pretest against poll irregularities

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change has revealed that it will on Saturday hold demonstrations in the capital Gaborone against what it calls lack of free and credible elections.

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