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08-Feb-2019 to 05:37

S/Africa: Ramaphosa sets 8 May as polling day

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s 26 million voters will go to the polls for their sixth general elections since the end of apartheid rule on 8 May, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Cape Town.

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07-Feb-2019 to 18:35

Taiwanese firm takes over $64m eSwatini oil infrastructure project

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A Taiwanese company will construct an oil reserve worth $64.3 million after the break in an agreement with a previous contractor.

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07-Feb-2019 to 17:19

Mozambique uses relief drones in disaster areas

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s National Disaster Management Institute (INGC) has revealed that it used drones in its relief work.

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07-Feb-2019 to 14:42

Churches seek to mediate between Zimbabwe’s feuding political parties

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s churches organised a prayer session on Thursday as they sought to broker peace between the government and opposition parties.

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07-Feb-2019 to 14:17

Taiwanese firm to take over construction of eSwatini strategic oil reserve

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A Taiwanese company is expected to take over construction of eSwatini’s Strategic Oil Facility following the cancellation of a 2013 agreement between the southern African government and the previous contractor, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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07-Feb-2019 to 05:57

S/African business likes Ramaphosa, ready to vote ANC – Diplomat

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A Portuguese diplomat based in South Africa has stunned opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane by saying the local business community preferred President Cyril Ramaphosa to any leader in the country’s opposition, APA has learnt.

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07-Feb-2019 to 05:38

S/Africa: Court frees Bushiri, wife on bail

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born and South Africa-based controversial Pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary have been freed from police custody after paying a US$7,000 bail each at the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday. The case resumes on 10 May.

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