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Botswana gets first test results on elephant deaths
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South Africa: Many in Johannesburg are going hungry
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South Africa eases lockdown to revive the economy
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South Africa to start continent's first coronavirus vaccine pilot
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South Africa: Security forces accused of fatal lockdown crackdown
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South African schools reopen as COVID-19 lockdown is eased
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Hospital train reaches South Africa's more remote COVID-19 patients
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Sweden says 34 year mystery of Palme assassination is solved
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Federer out for rest of 2020 season after second knee surgery
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Ed Sheeran teamed up with Jeremy Loops before music break
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Australia want to host Rugby Championship "hub"
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South Africa eases COVID-19 restrictions
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Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes
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Dairy-rich diet may lower risks of diabetes, high blood pressure
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Cricket players will need more mental health support, says coach Upton
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Two antelopes born in Spanish zoo
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South Africa chief justice under fire for Israel remarks to ‘Post’The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s governing political party, has called on the speaker of the parliament to censure Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng over his expression of support for..
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Israeli move to annex West Bank likened to apartheidBenjamin Pogrund spent decades battling apartheid as a journalist in South Africa. Since moving to Israel two decades ago, he has passionately defended the country against charges that it too is an..
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South Africa’s battle to protect women against violenceCoronavirus has worsened the growing crisis of gender-based violence in the country.
Coronavirus in South Africa: Restrictions ease as Covid-19 cases rise rapidlySouth Africa is trying to balance dealing with the virus and supporting a damaged economy.
South Africa coronavirus restrictions further eased for casinos, salonsSouth Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday casinos, cinemas, personal care services and accommodation will be allowed to operate as the country further eases coronavirus lockdown..
Oxford University's Cecil Rhodes statue row deepens as dons accuse vice-chancellor of 'inappropriate' Mandela commentsAcademics accuse Louise Richardson of trying to 'ventriloquise' late South African president
Eight suspects arrested in South Africa's 'biggest bank robbery' VBS fraud caseSouth African authorities have apprehended eight people suspected of illegally siphoning 2.3 billion rand ($133.87 million) from small lender VBS Mutual Bank, which collapsed in 2018 because of the..
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South African president's shame over surge in murders of womenCyril Ramaphosa's remarks come after several femicides amid the lifting of coronavirus restrictions.
India, with 12 nations, leads initiative at UN to counter misinformation on Covid-19On the initiative by Australia, Chile, France, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mexico, Norway, Senegal and South Africa, a total of 132 member states endorsed a cross-regional..
Hairdressers go underground as lockdown drags on in South AfricaHairdresser Beauty Matunhira arrives at her client's home in Johannesburg armed with dye, relaxer and gel, ready to tackle her next case of lockdown hair.
Schools reopen in South Africa as parents worry about safeguardsChildren began returning to classrooms in South Africa on Monday as part of a gradual loosening of COVID-19 restrictions, even as some parents worried not enough had been done to guard against..
'Enough is enough': South African opposition leads protests outside U.S. missionsDemonstrators gathered outside U.S. missions in South African cities on Monday to condemn the killing of George Floyd, the black man whose death in police custody has set off a wave of protests..
Schools reopen in South Africa after delay over health concernsChildren in South Africa began returning to classrooms on Monday as part of a gradual loosening of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions even as some parents worried not enough had been done to protect the..
Sweden to present findings on Olof Palme assassinationThe findings of an investigation into one of the world’s most infamous cold cases, the 1986 assassination of Swedish prime minister Olof Palme, will finally be made public in Stockholm on Wednesday...
South Africa government, private hospitals agree deal on COVID-19 patientsThe South African government has agreed how much it will pay private hospitals and medical practitioners to treat severely ill COVID-19 patients if public hospitals run out of space, a senior health..
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South African government to appeal ruling declaring some COVID-19 measures invalidThe South African government will appeal a court ruling that declared some of its coronavirus lockdown regulations invalid, a senior official said on Thursday after a cabinet meeting.
'Violence provokes violence', Mandela Foundation says in support of U.S. protestsSouth Africa's Nelson Mandela Foundation said on Thursday violence can be a rational response to racism and for some communities is the only way to elicit change, as protests raged across the United..
Two girls' lockdown learning underlines South Africa's educational divideWhen Zinzi Lerefolo was sent home from her fee-paying girls' school in a leafy Johannesburg suburb in March, her family set up a virtual classroom that allowed her to continue studying uninterrupted.
Court orders South Africa to amend its coronavirus lockdown regulationsSouth Africa’s government has been ordered to review and amend its coronavirus lockdown regulations in a court decision that found many of them to be unconstitutional and invalid. In his judgment on..
Court rules some South African lockdown restrictions invalidSouth Africa's cabinet said on Tuesday it was studying a high court judgment declaring some coronavirus restrictions unconstitutional though the lockdown remained in force for now.
South African High Court says some lockdown restrictions invalid, government saysSouth Africa's cabinet said on Tuesday it had taken note of a High Court judgement declaring its coronavirus restrictions as unconstitutional and that it was studying the judgment, though the lockdown..
Coronavirus: South Africans cheer as alcohol goes back on salePeople were banned from buying it as part of efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus.
South Africa loosens lockdown in economic recovery effortSouth Africa sought to revive its stuttering economy on Monday with the partial lifting of a coronavirus lockdown, letting people out for work, worship or shopping, and allowing mines and factories to..
South Africa partly lifts lockdown to try to fix battered economySouth Africa partly lifted a two month-old coronavirus lockdown on Monday, letting people outside for work, worship, exercise or shopping, and allowing mines and factories to run at full capacity to..
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South Africa postpones reopening of schools over safety concernsSouth Africa has pushed back Monday's reopening of schools by a week, the Department of Basic Education said on Sunday, saying that a substantial number are not ready to welcome back pupils.
Coronavirus in South Africa: Eight lessons for the rest of the continentWhat South Africa can teach other African countries gearing up for a spike in infections.
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South Africa has backlog of over 96,000 coronavirus testsSouth Africa has a backlog of more than 96,000 unprocessed specimens awaiting coronavirus tests, the health ministry said on Friday, reflecting what it called a global shortage of test kits.
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South African mines record 320 COVID-19 cases ahead of lockdown easingSouth Africa's mining industry has so far recorded 320 cases of the new coronavirus, the Minerals Council said on Wednesday as underground mines prepare to ramp up output when Africa's most..
South Africa to let places of worship reopen from JuneSouth Africa's churches and other places of worship can reopen their doors from June, but will be limited to 50 people, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday as coronavirus lockdown rules are..
These are the cars that Volkswagen SA plans to introduce in 2020Johannesburg - Volkswagen South Africa is going full steam ahead with its new offerings for the rest of the year, even though there is likely to be a slight delay as the Covid-19 pandemic affects..
South African President Ramaphosa says outbreak will get worseCyril Ramaphosa said the worst is still ahead while announcing an ease in lockdown measures.
South African president says lockdown to ease from June 1President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday a further easing of South Africa's coronavirus lockdown from June 1, allowing the vast majority of the economy to return to full capacity.
Coronavirus in South Africa: Outbreak closes AngloGold Ashanti mineThe Mponeng mine, the world's deepest, only resumed operations in April following a national lockdown.
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Coronavirus in South Africa: Two-day-old baby diesThe prematurely born baby, who had trouble breathing, is among the youngest victims in the world.