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South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero Andrew Mlangeni dies at 95

Johannesburg, South Africa | XINHUA | South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni has died at the age of 95. President Cyril Ramaphosa described the death as “the end of a generational history.” Mlangeni was admitted to hospital on Tuesday following an abdominal complaint. “The passing of Andrew Mekete Mlangeni …

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South African president mulls infrastructure-led growth recovery plan

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | South Africa will use infrastructure development to recover from the COVID-19 impact, said the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday. Ramaphosa made the remarks while addressing the sustainable infrastructure development symposium in Pretoria. He pointed out that COVID-19 has disrupted global financial markets, production, trade and …

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S.Africans rush to liquor stores as booze ban lifts

Soweto, South Africa | AFP | Scores of people lined up outside liquor stores in South Africa’s township of Soweto on Monday, waiting to stock up on drinks after a nine-week ban on alcohol sales as part of a strict coronavirus lockdown. Buying booze was prohibited when Africa’s most industrialised economy …

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