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02-Sep-2020 to 12:40

Botswana developing labour market information system

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government is developing an information system that will allow it to monitor and report on labour market patterns and trends as well as match the needs of the job market with the training curriculum, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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02-Sep-2020 to 11:11

Zambian gov’t probes privatisation scam involving opposition chief

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government says it is investigating allegations that opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema corruptly benefited from the sale of state assets while he served as a consultant for the country’s privatisation agency in the 1990s.

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02-Sep-2020 to 07:50

eSwatini launches domestic tourism campaign

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has launched a campaign to encourage locals to patronise the country’s tourist attractions in the face of the international travel bans triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.

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01-Sep-2020 to 17:55

S/African labour federation demands action on corruption

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Corruption in South Africa has become a big concern to the country’s workers because it has robbed them of their livelihoods and much-needed services, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) said on Tuesday.

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01-Sep-2020 to 14:14

Malawian leader reinstates fired army commander

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday reinstated former Malawi Defence Forces commander Vincent Nundwe who was dismissed by ex-president Peter Mutharika in March this year.

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01-Sep-2020 to 08:47

Zimbabwe gov’t in land reform about-turn

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Former Zimbabwe white farmers can now apply to regain possession of their farms that were compulsorily taken away from them about two decades ago under the government’s land reform programme, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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01-Sep-2020 to 07:18

S/Africa’s ruling party will not tolerate corruption – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress will “not tolerate any forms of corruption” among its members, President Cyril Ramaphosa warned on Monday.

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