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    21-Feb-2018 to 16:00

    Botswana's death penalty: To abolish or not to abolish?

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s decision to execute a death row inmate, Joseph Tselayarona, on 17 February has reignited debate on capital punishment amid divergent views on the issue.

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    21-Feb-2018 to 15:15

    Zimbabwe: Divided MDC in urgent need of bridge-mending as polls beckon

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — As the dust settles down following the death of Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, his Movement for Democratic Change party has a lot of bridge-mending to do or risk a costly split ahead of watershed polls later this year.

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    21-Feb-2018 to 15:07

    S/Africa hikes VAT to 15% in budget presentation

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday announced an increase of 1 percentage point in the value-added tax (VAT) rate in his 2018 budget, raising it from 14 to 15% in the first adjustment to taxation on goods and services under the new African National Congress government.

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    21-Feb-2018 to 14:49

    S/Africa: Govt to rein in $49b wage bill – Finance Minister

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday warned that some government ministries were at risk of breaching their ceilings for salaries of public servants.

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    21-Feb-2018 to 14:36

    2018 budget: S/Africa hikes VAT, fuel prices

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday announced an increase of 1 percentage point in the value-added tax (VAT) rate in his 2018 budget, raising it to 15 percent in the first adjustment to taxation on goods and services under the African National Congress government.

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    21-Feb-2018 to 12:27

    Zimbabwe gov’t targets revival of rail sector - Mnangagwa

    APA-Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe has embarked on a strategy to improve its transport system to facilitate the movement of goods and persons in the southern African region.

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    21-Feb-2018 to 09:57

    Cape Town’s Day Zero pushed to July, says official

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African city of Cape Town estimated Day Zero has been moved to 9 July 2018 due to a weekly drop of 0.5 percent in dams’ water levels, executive deputy mayor Ian Neilson has said.

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