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South Africa to remove apartheid-era statues

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South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has supported the removal of statues that glorify the country’s apartheid past. He said, “any symbol, monument or activity that...
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HRW: Foreigners ‘live in constant fear’ in South Africa

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Foreign nationals in South Africa suffer “routine” harassment, violence and discrimination by locals and government authorities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday. The group...
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Coronavirus graft scandals fuel South Africans’ anger with ruling ANC

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A spate of corruption scandals during the COVID-19 pandemic has further fuelled some South Africans’ frustration with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party and...
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President Ramaphosa voices concern over impact of virus on media sector

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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday voiced concern over the heavy losses inflicted on South Africa’s media by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ramaphosa said this in his...
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South Africa seeks to curb gender-based violence

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South Africa’s government has introduced three bills in Parliament to curb gender-based violence. President Cyril Ramaphosa has termed them as the “most far-reaching legislative overhaul...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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South Africa retailers feel pain from virus pandemic

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South Africa’s retail industry is feeling the pain from the coronavirus pandemic on two fronts — store closures during lockdown and the sharply reduced purchasing...
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MTN Group appoints Ralph Mupita as new chief from September

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MTN Group Limited has appointed Ralph Mupita as Chief Executive Officer, to pilot the company’s operations in Africa is in line with the company’s policy...
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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,...