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04-Feb-2019 to 12:59

Botswana leader denies ‘bribing off’ potential rival

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has rubbished claims that he had promised former Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi to be his Vice President, APA learned Monday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 12:50

Mozambique: 167,000 food insecure as climate change worsens

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The US-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) has warned that southern and parts of central Mozambique are facing a food crisis due to December’s abnormally high temperatures and late rains, APA can report on Monday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 12:38

Zuma first to meet eSwatini king after seclusion

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Former South African President Jacob Zuma was the first among international allies, to meet eSwatini King Mswati III as he came out of his annual cultural seclusion.

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04-Feb-2019 to 11:49

Botswana, unions agree civil service pay rise

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana and civil servants unions on Monday announced that they have concluded salary negotiations for the financial years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021.

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04-Feb-2019 to 11:38

eSwatini: US embassy ends month-long shutdown

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A four-week shutdown of the US embassy in eSwatini has come to an end following President Donald Trump’s decision to fund government operations.

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04-Feb-2019 to 05:58

Zimbabwe VP in SA to treat bomb blast wounds

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Zimbabwe's Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is in South Africa receiving treatment for injuries sustained in a bombing last June at a campaign rally for President Emmerson Mnangagwa, press reports have said.

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04-Feb-2019 to 05:51

S/Africa responds to ‘undiplomatic’ memorandum from US, allies

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa, angered by an “undiplomatic” memorandum from the United States and four Western allies, has reminded all diplomatic missions accredited to Pretoria to address official correspondence through appropriate diplomatic channels, APA has learnt.

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