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South African president begins self-isolation after virus contact

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President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has entered self-quarantine after coming into contact with a person with COVID-19, his office said on Wednesday. Ramaphosa “has...
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Air Peace begins regular commercial flights to Jo’burg soon

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The Air Peace says it will soon begin regular commercial flight operations from its Lagos hub to Johannesburg, South Africa. The airline spokesperson, Mr Stanley...
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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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South Africa bids farewell to Nelson Mandela’s lawyer George Bizos

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South Africa on Thursday bade farewell to George Bizos, the “hero” anti-apartheid lawyer, who represented Nelson Mandela at his trial for treason, at a state...
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South Africa to open up for international travel from October 1 – president

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday the country would open its international borders selectively for travel and tourism from Oct. 1, bringing much...
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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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Unilever South Africa takes further steps after ‘racist’ TRESemmé advert

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The South African unit of Unilever will set up an advisory board and a diversity committee after apologising for a hair care advert which it...
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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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South Africa’s $30 billion virus relief package exposed to fraud – auditor general

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South Africa’s auditor general said on Wednesday that some of the money in its 500 billion rand ($30 billion) COVID-19 relief package may have been...