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01-Jun-2020 to 02:24

Official’s comments spark row between Zimbabwe and US

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A diplomatic row has erupted between Zimbabwe and the United States after a senior White House official labelled Harare one of “foreign adversaries” trying to take advantage of ongoing anti-racist protests to stoke up tensions in the US.

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31-May-2020 to 13:28

S/Africa: Smokers need to prove cigarettes were bought legally

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South Africans found smoking cigarettes have to prove that the sticks on them were not contrabands, Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned.

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30-May-2020 to 12:54

S/Africa exports masks, sanitizers to African states

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 150 million litres of hand sanitizers and millions of face masks have been exported to several African countries to help them fight the coronavirus pandemic, Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has said.

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30-May-2020 to 12:43

Covid-19: More deported Malawians arrive from S/Africa

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A South African flight full of 140 undocumented Malawians arrived in Lilongwe on Friday, with some of the arrivals taken straight to a temporary medical camp for coronavirus tests in the Malawian capital.

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29-May-2020 to 14:43

Zambia launches trade portal

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia on Friday launched an online trade portal in a move aimed at facilitating access to information on merchandise and non-merchandise trade between the southern African nation and other countries.

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29-May-2020 to 14:05

S/African Airways’ strategists want more time for rescue plan

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Officials responsible for rescuing South African Airways (SAA) from certain bankruptcy on Friday requested the government to grant them more time to produce a business rescue plan for the troubled airline.

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29-May-2020 to 06:48

Ramaphosa supports AU call for debt ‘standstill’ during pandemic

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa said Africa was “encouraged in finding solutions to developing countries’ debt sustainability and related issues” during the coronavirus pandemic as spelled out in a virtual meeting here.

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