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Report: South Africa risks becoming a failed state by 2030

    Report: South Africa risks becoming a failed state by 2030

South Africa risks becoming a failed state in the next 10 years, according to a report by Eunomix Business & Economics Ltd, a political and economic risk consultancy group. The

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COVID-19: South Africa’s recession continues as economy contracts by 51%

    COVID-19: South Africa’s recession continues as economy contracts by 51%

South Africa’s economy contracted by 51 percent in the second quarter of 2020, data released by the country’s statistics agency has shown. Stats SA said, on Tuesday, that the contraction

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Apple now worth $2trn — higher than GDP of 48 African countries, including Nigeria, S’Africa

    Apple now worth $2trn — higher than GDP of 48 African countries, including Nigeria, S’Africa

Apple has become the first American company to be valued at $2 trillion. The company crossed the $2 trillion dollar mark on Wednesday after being the first in the world

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Import restrictions, FX fluctuations… Why Shoprite may be selling stake in Nigerian business

    Import restrictions, FX fluctuations… Why Shoprite may be selling stake in Nigerian business

Shoprite, Africa’s largest food retailer, told investors on Monday that it is considering a potential sale of ” all or a majority stake” of its business in Nigeria. Shoprite is

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Over 7,000 South African police officers contract COVID-19

  Over 7,000 South African police officers contract COVID-19

A total of 7,021 South African police officers have tested positive for COVID-19. Bheki Cele, South African police minister, disclosed

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Orange, biggest telco in France, plans entry into Nigeria

  Orange, biggest telco in France, plans entry into Nigeria

Orange, the largest telecommunications operator in France, says it is making plans to expand its operations to Nigeria and South

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South Africa to reopen places of worship June 1 — despite recording highest COVID-19 cases on the continent

  South Africa to reopen places of worship June 1 — despite recording highest COVID-19 cases on the continent

Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s president, says places of worship will reopen as from June 1, but under stern restrictions to

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Two-day-old baby dies of COVID-19 in South Africa

  Two-day-old baby dies of COVID-19 in South Africa

A baby in South Africa has died from COVID-19, two days after being born. The two-day-old baby was among 27 new

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South Africa’s private sector conducts 105,000 COVID-19 tests — more than govt

  South Africa’s private sector conducts 105,000 COVID-19 tests — more than govt

Unlike Nigeria where COVID-19 testing is largely reliant on the government, the private sector in South Africa has conducted more

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NCDC: 223 COVID-19 patients got infected from unknown sources

  NCDC: 223 COVID-19 patients got infected from unknown sources

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 223 of the 873 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country got infected

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