AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

28-May-2020 to 10:03

Rights group urges S/African authorities to probe assault of journalist

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Media rights group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Thursday called on the South African authorities to guarantee the freedom and safety of journalists covering the coronavirus epidemic and to punish all those responsible for abuses against reporters.

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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 06:24

S/Africa moves Level 3 lockdown in June – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s efforts to ease the coronavirus lockdown measures move from Level 4 to Level 3 starting on June 1, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday.

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24-May-2020 to 00:03

S/Africa varsity students return to class in June

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s final year university students would return to class under the country’s Level 3 coronavirus lockdown in June, Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande, has announced.

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