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Botswana to stabilize trade imbalances with South Africa

Gaborone, Botswana | Xinhua | President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana on Thursday said the southern African country continues to work tirelessly to improve exports to South Africa. Addressing the Botswana-South Africa Business Forum Roundtable held on the occasion of the 28th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations between …

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South Africa’s ANC to intensify self-renewal

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Sunday said it has recognized the need to intensify “genuine” self-renewal and build a “capable, ethical and developmental state” in order to resolve many challenges that the people are facing. “There was a shared consensus that both …

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South Africa making efforts to tackle xenophobia

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | South Africa has adopted multi-pronged approaches to tackle the scourge of xenophobia through community dialogues and soccer matches between foreigners and locals, among other interventions, a government official said on Monday. These various measures are aimed at enhancing social cohesion and nation building, Poso Makhado, manager …

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UVRI sends suspected monkeypox samples to South Africa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Virus Research Institute has sent four suspected samples of monkeypox to South Africa. The samples were picked from suspected patients in Kampala who presented with some symptoms of the disease like headaches and rashes. Monkeypox is a viral disease caused by the orthopoxvirus. It …

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AU announces fund to support South Africa following devastating floods

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission has announced a solidarity fund to support South Africa following recent devastating floods there. Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed “his full solidarity and renewed his sincere condolences” to the affected families, the government and people of South Africa …

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Vaccine manufacture in Africa

How drug industry is undermining WHO plans | TIMOTHY HUZAR | Since June 2021, the WHO has been coordinating a messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccine technology transfer hub in South Africa. The hub is important because it will increase the availability of mRNA vaccines, including those for COVID-19, in Africa, …

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UN chief mourns death of Archbishop Tutu of South Africa

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday mourned the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa, calling him a towering world figure for peace. “I was greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an unwavering voice for the voiceless,” said Guterres in …

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies at 90

  Johannesburg, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT |  Anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu has died at 90. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate  died in Cape Town, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in a statement on Sunday. Alongside late Nelson Mandela, Tutu was a leading voice against white minority rule …

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