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    South Africa records first deaths from coronavirus

South Africa records first deaths from coronavirus

South Africa has reported its first two deaths from coronavirus just as the number of confirmed cases rise to 1,000. Zweli Mkhize, the country's health minister, made this known on Friday. "This morning we wake South Africans up with sad news that we now have our first deaths resulting from COVID-19," Mkhize said in a statement. He said the deaths occurred in Western [...]

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    Coronavirus: South Africa charges patients who refused to self-isolate with attempted murder

Coronavirus: South Africa charges patients who refused to self-isolate with attempted murder

The South African police on Wednesday charged two men with attempted murder for allegedly going out after testing positive for coronavirus. Bheki Cele, the country's police minister, announced the charges on Wednesday during a press conference. Cele said their actions exposed others to the infection. The first patient arrested is a 52-year-old salon owner who was said to have been diagnosed with coronavirus [...]

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    South Africa’s coronavirus cases rise to 554 — highest on the continent

South Africa’s coronavirus cases rise to 554 — highest on the continent

The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa increased by 152 to 554 within 24 hours. The country has the highest number of cases in Africa but no death has been recorded. On Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lock down to curb the spread of the outbreak. "From midnight on Thursday, March 26 until midnight on Thursday, April 16, all South [...]

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    PHOTOS: Okonjo-Iweala attends South Africa’s economic council meeting

PHOTOS: Okonjo-Iweala attends South Africa’s economic council meeting

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria's former minister of finance, was at South Africa's presidential economic advisory council meeting in Tshwane on Friday. "With President Ramaphosa, members of cabinet, and members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council in Pretoria discussing sources of growth for the South African economy and win-win economic interactions with the continent," Okonjo-Iweala tweeted. https://twitter.com/NOIweala/status/1236204448407568385?s=20 Cyril Ramaphosa, South African president, chaired the meeting. According [...]

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    South Africa records first case of coronavirus

South Africa records first case of coronavirus

South Africa has confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus. South Africa is the 7th country to have confirmed a case of the disease in Africa. The index case was announced by Zweli Mkhize, the country's minister of health, in a statement on Thursday. Mkhize said the case was detected in the country’s eastern Kwa-Zulu Natal province. According to the statement, the patient [...]

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    ‘They removed my uterus… I had no idea for 11 years’ — Woman recounts ordeal after ‘forced sterilisation’

‘They removed my uterus… I had no idea for 11 years’ — Woman recounts ordeal after ‘forced sterilisation’

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    WATCH: The moment S’African pastor slumped, died during sermon

WATCH: The moment S’African pastor slumped, died during sermon

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    Tacha cancels South Africa trip over ‘unforeseen visa issues’

Tacha cancels South Africa trip over ‘unforeseen visa issues’

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    South African police officer found guilty of killing Nigerian

South African police officer found guilty of killing Nigerian

Austin Luciano Reynold, a South African police constable, has been found guilty of the murder of Ebuka Okoli, a Nigerian. Okoli was killed in Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, in 2018. He was reportedly shot at close range during an unauthorised raid by the 24-year-old Reynold on the community where he resides. He was said to have been handcuffed, robbed by the police officer [...]

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    Xenophobia: South African concert cancelled due to outcry over Burna Boy’s inclusion

Xenophobia: South African concert cancelled due to outcry over Burna Boy’s inclusion

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    Julius Malema: There’s no mascot that can stop Burna Boy from performing in S’Africa

Julius Malema: There’s no mascot that can stop Burna Boy from performing in S’Africa

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    S’African artistes fume over Burna Boy’s inclusion in ‘Africa Unite’ concert

S’African artistes fume over Burna Boy’s inclusion in ‘Africa Unite’ concert

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    Burna Boy: I’ll donate earnings from S’Africa concert to victims of xenophobia

Burna Boy: I’ll donate earnings from S’Africa concert to victims of xenophobia

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    South Africa beat England to win Rugby World Cup

South Africa beat England to win Rugby World Cup

South Africa defeated England to secure a thoroughly deserved third Webb Ellis trophy in style in Yokohama, Japan at the Rugby World Cup. The Springboks made history as the first nation ever to lose a Rugby World Cup game - their opening Pool B clash with New Zealand - and go on to lift the cup. The South African team also became [...]

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    Outrage as Swaziland king ‘blesses his wives with Rolls-Royce cars’

Outrage as Swaziland king ‘blesses his wives with Rolls-Royce cars’

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    Nwakali, Awoniyi lead U23 Eagles in quest for Olympic ticket

Nwakali, Awoniyi lead U23 Eagles in quest for Olympic ticket

Imama Amapakabo, head coach of the Olympic Eagles, has named Kelechi Nwakali, Taiwo Awoniyi and nineteen others to defend the U23 Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt. Captain Azubuike Okechukwu, Anthony Izuchukwu, Sincere Seth, Olisah Ndah, Muyiwa Olabiran, Ndifreke Effiong, and Orji Okwonkwo also made the final list. Nigeria, champions of the second edition of the competition in Senegal four years [...]

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