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20-Feb-2019 to 06:47

S/Africa’s Semenya slams IAAF’s gender rules

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya said on Tuesday that proposed IAAF rules that would oblige her to lower her testosterone levels "do not empower anyone" in athletics.

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19-Feb-2019 to 19:22

S/Africa’s Saldanha Bay IDZ attracts $214million in investments - minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone has signed new investment agreements, which bring the total number of committed investors to eight and an investment value to over US$214 million, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday.

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19-Feb-2019 to 18:51

Africa needs $80bn in energy investment annually - Expert

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Africa should learn to preserve its energy for the benefit of its development needs, which requires $80 billion annually, Christoph Frei, World Energy Council’s Secretary General, said in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

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19-Feb-2019 to 16:49

Another exceptional diamond discovered in Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana based Karowe diamond mine which is owned by London based miner Lucara Diamond Corp announced on Tuesday that it has discovered a 223 carat top white gem.

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19-Feb-2019 to 12:17

New Renamo head purges leadership

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party has been hit by a major purge after its new leader, Ossufo Momade sacked Manuel Bissopo as Secretary General and dismissed five officials from its military hierarchy, APA has learnt Tuesday.

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18-Feb-2019 to 22:43

S/Africa: Semenya accuses IAAF of breaching confidentiality

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Olympics and World Athletics Superstar Caster Semenya has accused the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) of breaching the confidentiality around the hearing of her case against the athletics governing body at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.

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18-Feb-2019 to 20:02

S/African prosecutors grab Bushiri’s private jet

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi born but South Africa-based Pastor Shepherd Bushiri could lose his private jet after National Director of Public Prosecutions head Shamila Batohi successfully applied for a court order to have the prophet forfeit the aircraft to the state, APA learnt on Monday.

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