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23-Sep-2020 to 07:28

S/African cops top corruption list – Report

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s police officers are among the most corrupt state workers in the country, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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22-Sep-2020 to 14:02

Ramaphosa on bed rest after common cold bout - Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been forced to go on bed rest following a bout of common cold, his spokesman has announced.

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18-Sep-2020 to 13:14

No change in S/Africa’s repo rate – Bank

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has kept its repurchase (repo) rate unchanged at 3.5% per annum for the first time since the start of Covid-19 in March this year, SARB governor Lesetja Kganyago has said.

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17-Sep-2020 to 16:58

Rwanda's HEC officials accused of fraud

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Officials from High Education Council (HEC) in Rwanda are among top officials summoned by Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Rwandan parliament for allegedly manipulating a bursary system at the University by creating ghost students, an official source confirmed Thursday to APA in Kigali.

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04-Sep-2020 to 13:47

S/Africa: Heads must roll over Covid-19 tenders scam – Union

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Political leaders in South Africa involved in the awarding of corrupt coronavirus tenders to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to government “must be dismissed immediately,” an umbrella union leader said on Friday.

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03-Sep-2020 to 13:43

S/Africa: Zuma ‘too busy’ to attend state capture probe – Lawyer

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma will not attend next week’s hearings into allegations of state capture during his term of office because he was “too busy” preparing for his corruption case involving a multi-billion-dollar arms purchase scandal, his lawyer said on Thursday.

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02-Sep-2020 to 11:11

Zambian gov’t probes privatisation scam involving opposition chief

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government says it is investigating allegations that opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema corruptly benefited from the sale of state assets while he served as a consultant for the country’s privatisation agency in the 1990s.

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