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29-Oct-2020 to 14:11

S/African airlines granted rescue funding from gov’t

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African state airlines workers’ representatives and government officials on Thursday welcomed a US$1-billion-dollar injection into two cash-strapped airlines as announced in Parliament in Cape Town.

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29-Oct-2020 to 13:37

S/Africa: State, taxi industry must cooperate to formalise sector – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called on all stakeholders involved in the taxi industry to practice professionalism amid concern that the sector is increasingly becoming violent.

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29-Oct-2020 to 12:22

Botswana: Concern over mysterious death of 55 vultures

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Thursday reported the death of 55 white-backed vultures in the central region of the country due to suspected poisoning.

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28-Oct-2020 to 14:57

S/Africa’s faces 7.8% negative economic growth – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s economy is forecast to shrink by 7.8%, with inflation expected to hover around 4.5% this year, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday.

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28-Oct-2020 to 14:10

South African president tests positive for Covid-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has gone into quarantine after being exposed to Covid-19 during a dinner party he attended at the weekend, the presidency said on Wednesday.

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28-Oct-2020 to 08:45

Zimbabwe to reopen borders from December 1

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe will open its borders to passenger vehicles and pedestrians starting from early December as the country slowly eases restrictions imposed seven months ago to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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28-Oct-2020 to 07:17

Zimbabwe: Cabinet OKs draft law punishing sanctions mongers

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s cabinet has approved a draft law criminalising acts in which locals campaign or call for the imposition of sanctions against the country.

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