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18-May-2022 to 12:12

Zimbabwe to host Africa elephant conference

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe will this month host the African Elephant Conservation Conference whose main output is expected to be a ministerial declaration on how the continent can benefit from the delicate balance between conservation and ivory trade.

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18-May-2022 to 11:49

S/Africa co-chairs global meeting on women, peace and security

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Candith Mashego-Dlamini, on Wednesday co-chaired the meeting of the Global Network of Focal Points on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from 18-19 May.

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18-May-2022 to 11:11

S/Africa: Over 56,000 Covid-19 vaccines dispensed on Tuesday

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Over 56,000 Covid-19 vaccines were administered on Tuesday in South Africa, comprising 14,409 Johnson & Johnson shots and 42,360 Pfizer jabs, a health institute has said.

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17-May-2022 to 11:33

S/Africa to host world LGBT gathering in 2024

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola on Tuesday commended the country’s civil society organisations for securing the rights to host the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association conference in Cape Town in 2024.

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17-May-2022 to 11:22

Zimbabwe removes import duty on basic commodities

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has suspended duty on imports of grocery items for the next six months in a move meant to contain a recent spike in basic commodities.

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17-May-2022 to 10:30

S/Africa: Zuma back in court for arms deal trial

APA-Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma returned to the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday for the continuation of his arms deal trial but the proceedings are expected to be postponed again awaiting the outcome of a Supreme Court of Appeal application to have the prosecutor removed.

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16-May-2022 to 11:49

Ramaphosa commends efforts to assist S/Africa’s flood victims

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government and other stakeholders are pooling all resources available to ensure that three provinces hit by last month’s floods fully recover from the disaster, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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