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10-Aug-2020 to 13:01

Malawi: Faith leaders furious over Covid-19 lockdown measures

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s faith leaders have expressed disappointment with the failure by President Lazarus Chakwera’s government for failing to consult them before imposing new coronavirus lockdown restrictions, APA learnt on Monday.

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09-Aug-2020 to 17:56

S/Africans must end abuse of women, children – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans must end femicide and strive to always protect the women and children in the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.

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09-Aug-2020 to 14:11

S/Africa mulls online population census amid COVID-19

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa plans to conduct its first-ever online population census and will use the next four weeks to test run the system before a final rollout, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Sunday.

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09-Aug-2020 to 13:35

Malawi tightens COVID-19 measures amid spike in cases

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi government has reduced operating hours for restaurants and bars as it tightened measures to contain the spread of coronavirus.

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09-Aug-2020 to 06:19

Covid-19 tenders storm a threat to ANC’s future – Foundation

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s latest scandal in the procurement of coronavirus goods and services through the granting of alleged corrupt tenders posed danger to the ruling African National Congress (ANC)’s reign, a local NGO has said in Cape Town.

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08-Aug-2020 to 18:02

S/Africa: Chief Buthelezi tests positive for Covid 19

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa’s most colourful traditional leaders, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has tested positive for the coronavirus, family spokesperson Bhekuyise Buthelezi said on Saturday.

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08-Aug-2020 to 12:40

eSwatini gov’t, civil servants reach cost of living review pact

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has reached an agreement with public sector associations (PSAs) to implement a three percent cost of living adjustment that will be backdated to April 1, a senior official announced on Saturday.

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