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06-Oct-2022 to 10:59

S/African cultural expert honoured by UN

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A South African cultural expert has been recognised by the United Nations for her contribution to humanity, according to reports monitored here on Thursday.

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06-Oct-2022 to 10:19

Supreme Court judge nominated to head S/Africa’s electoral court

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has recommended the appointment of Supreme Court of Appeal judge Dumisani Zondi as the new chairperson of the country’s electoral court, APA leant on Thursday.

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06-Oct-2022 to 06:54

Zimbabwe rules out wheat import amid bumper harvest - Report

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has ruled out imports of wheat over the coming 12 months amid indications that the country has recorded a bumper harvest of the cereal this year, a cabinet minister said on Thursday.

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05-Oct-2022 to 13:56

Zimbabwe steps up polio surveillance, vaccination campaign

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe has stepped up a wild poliovirus type 1 surveillance and vaccination campaign in the wake of recent outbreaks of the disease in Malawi and Mozambique, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.

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05-Oct-2022 to 13:29

Namibia's economy to grow by three percent in 2022 – IMF

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s economy is forecast to grow by three percent this year on the back of recoveries of the mining, manufacturing and tourism sectors, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday.

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05-Oct-2022 to 12:29

Africa’s destiny lies in its vast oil, gas resources – Minister

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Africa’s oil and gas resources could help speed up and guarantee the continent’s energy security by driving economic development through the processing and beneficiation of petroleum products, South Africa’s Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe said Tuesday.

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05-Oct-2022 to 10:33

German tourist’s murder shocks S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The killing of an unnamed German tourist has shocked South Africans including Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu who has expressed sadness at the brutal nature of the murder in Mpumalanga province three days ago, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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