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05-Feb-2019 to 06:14

S/African police deny claims of 'vendetta' against Bushiri

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African police service’s crack unit, The Hawks, have denied claims that they have a personal vendetta against popular church leader and Malawi-born Pastor Shepherd Bushiri of the Pretoria-based Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church.

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05-Feb-2019 to 05:55

S/Africa: Malawi pastor 'demonised' for being 'successful black man' – Oppositio...

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born South African-based controversial pastor Shepherd Bushiri, who is under police custody over laundering charges, is being prosecuted because he is a successful black business man, an opposition leader alleged on Monday.

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05-Feb-2019 to 05:31

Minister lauds domestic investment in S/Africa’s mining sector

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — While the South African government continued to work hard to attract foreign direct investment into the country, there has been a positive change domestically, with companies pledging huge investments into the economy, Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has said.

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04-Feb-2019 to 17:51

Botswana projects slower economic growth

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s economic growth is projected to slow down to 4.2 percent in 2019 compared to 4.5 percent recorded in 2018, Finance and Economic Development Minister Kenneth Matambo said on Monday.

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04-Feb-2019 to 17:12

Middle-income Botswana mulls high-income status

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Finance Minister, Kenneth Matambo on Monday revealed that the country is taking steps to transform its economy from a middle-income status to a high-income country.

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04-Feb-2019 to 14:42

Over 70% of eSwatini female varsity students abused – Research

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — At least 70 percent of female students at the University of eSwatini have been abused and no action has been taken against their attackers, according to results of a preliminary study released on Monday.

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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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