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27-May-2020 to 14:52

Malawi: A poll facing formidable legal, health challenges

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The journey to Malawi’s State House is proving to be an arduous one for presidential aspirants and their supporters.

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27-May-2020 to 13:29

Smoking, COVID-19 bad for your lungs, minister tells S/Africans

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African government on Wednesday insisted that its current ban on tobacco products sales under the novel coronavirus pandemic lockdown was for the good health of all citizens.

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26-May-2020 to 13:14

S/Africa: Worse to come in coronavirus infections – Minister

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Monday said that the coronavirus lockdown ease should lead “us to staying on high alert in using prevention measures” against the disease.

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26-May-2020 to 06:42

‘Use pandemic to create new Africa’ - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The coronavirus pandemic will have a lasting impact on Africa’s ability to meet the aspiration of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 of a peaceful, united and prosperous continent, AU chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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25-May-2020 to 13:06

AU chair lauds ‘great work’ by Africa on COVID-19 response

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — African Union chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday commended African countries on the great work they have done to manage the coronavirus pandemic since its outbreak on the continent in February.

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25-May-2020 to 12:54

Mutharika to appoint new Malawi poll commissioners - Official

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika is expected to appoint new commissioners of the country’s electoral body by the end of next week, his spokesperson said on Monday.

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25-May-2020 to 07:23

eSwatini: Herbalists seek WHO endorsement for COVID-19 concoctions

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The World Health Organisation says it has been inundated with requests by traditional healers and herbalists for testing of medical concoctions they believe are capable of treating coronavirus.

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