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South Africa’s coronavirus cases surpass half a million

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South Africa’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 have crossed half a million, its health ministry said on Saturday, while cases in Africa as a whole approached...
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‘Brown Lives Matter’ march, land invasions add to South Africa’s Covid-19 woes

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Several people were arrested in a pre-dawn security clampdown to prevent a ‘coloured’ (mixed-race) protest designed to shut down Cape Town on Monday. City authorities,...
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Former South African president withdraws from US rights talk

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South Africa’s last apartheid president, F.W. de Klerk, has withdrawn from a U.S. seminar about minority rights because he did not want to embarrass himself...
African News Health

Health workers across Africa struggle in coronavirus ‘war zone’

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Health workers toiling on the frontline across Africa say they are facing rising infections, shortages of protective equipment and growing strains as they battle the...
African News Finance

South Africa suspends use of Land Bank debt as collateral after default

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South Africa’s central bank has temporarily prohibited the use of debt issued by the Land Bank as collateral after the state agricultural lender was downgraded...
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Ghana overtakes Nigeria as coronavirus death toll hits 2,223 in Africa

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The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 60,657 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 53 countries...
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Ghana tops coronavirus cases in West Africa after easing lockdown

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Ghana has the highest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in West Africa. According to data obtained from the World Health Organisation, no fewer than...
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UNECA: Africa will lose $65 billion to full lockdown

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Mr Stephen Karingi, Director, Regional Trade and Integration, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), says African economy will lose 65 billion dollars if there...
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South Africa to develop plan for new 2,500 MW nuclear plant

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South Africa will soon start developing a plan for a new 2,500 megawatt (MW) nuclear power plant, the energy ministry told lawmakers on Thursday. Africa’s...