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Coronavirus cases slow in South African hotspot provinces – minister

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Three South African provinces considered coronavirus hotspots have seen new infections slow in recent weeks, though it is too early to say whether the country’s...
African News

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...
African News

South Africa will not have universal basic income grant this year – minister

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South Africa will not implement a universal basic income grant until at least March, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said in an interview on Friday,...
African News

OECD: South Africa economy could contract 8.2% if second coronavirus wave hits

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South Africa’s economy could contract 8.2% this year, and grow just 0.6% in 2021, if a second wave of COVID-19 cases hits the country and...
Business Finance

South Africa’s central bank plans more reverse bond repurchases

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South Africa’s central bank will extend its tool kit to manage market liquidity by adding short-term, bilateral reverse repurchases of government bonds from commercial banks,...
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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,...
Business Finance

South Africa’s rand up before central bank’s rate decision

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South Africa’s rand gained early on Thursday, before a central bank decision on interest rates, as tensions between China and the United States resurfaced and...
African News

South African anti-apartheid campaigner Andrew Mlangeni dies at 95

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South African anti-apartheid campaigner Andrew Mlangeni, who was jailed alongside Nelson Mandela in 1964 after a treason trial, has died at the age of 95....
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Vodacom partners with China’s Alipay to create ‘super app’

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Vodacom Group plans to create a ‘super app’ in partnership with digital payment provider Alipay, part of China’s Alibaba group, to allow consumers in South...