S/Africa’s VP calls for caring society

S/Africa’s VP calls for caring society

As South Africa joins other African countries in celebrating Africa Day on Monday; Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on fellow South Africans to remain a caring society ...

No shortage of ARV drugs in S/Africa – Minister

No shortage of ARV drugs in S/Africa – Minister

South Africa has vehemently denied media reports that the country was facing extreme drug shortages, particularly in providing fixed-dose combination (FDC) anti-retroviral drugs to ...

Lesotho, South Africa to discuss implications of new immigration law

Lesotho, South Africa to discuss implications of new immigration law

Lesotho's Minister of Home Affairs, Advocate Lekhetho Rakuoane says he has met with his South African counterpart Malusi Gigaba to discuss the implications of the new South African ...

Lesotho farmers express confidence in new budget allocation

Lesotho farmers express confidence in new budget allocation

Lesotho farmers have expressed their confidence in the budget allocations for the 2015/16 fiscal year which was presented in parliament on Friday, APA can report. The farmers on ...

S/Africa: Zuma leads nation in celebrating Africa Day

S/Africa: Zuma leads nation in celebrating Africa Day

Africa Day, which falls on Monday, is a celebration of African progress and a time to reflect on the challenges that remain in the continent, South African President Jacob Zuma has ...

Botswana’s fixation with witchcraft bars development

Botswana’s fixation with witchcraft bars development

Botswana's Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture Thapelo Olopeng said belief in witchcraft and failure to embrace technology has contributed to the country's state of poverty, Yarona ...

Libyan planes attack oil tanker in Sirte

Libyan planes attack oil tanker in Sirte

The war planes of the internationally recognized government of Libya on Sunday attacked and bombed an oil tanker that was unloading fuel at a terminal in the city of Sirte, ...

Botswana’s traditional leaders push for polygamy legalization

Yarona FM radio station on Monday reported that the tribal leadership in Botswana is reportedly pushing to have polygamy legalized in the Southern African country.The radio station reports that when speaking during the National Culture Day celebrations in Tonota in northern Botswana recently, tribal leader Kebinatshwene Mosielele said traditional leadership was in support of polygamy because the country had ...

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S/Africa’s VP calls for caring society

As South Africa joins other African countries in celebrating Africa Day on Monday; Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on fellow South Africans to remain a caring society which will not entertain intolerance, lawlessness and xenophobic violence against foreign nationals resident here.Speaking at the Gauteng Province's Inter-Faith Prayer Day held at the Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, Ramaphosa ...

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Kenya continues with repatriation of Somali refugees

Kenya will repatriate more than 200 Somali refugees this week in an ongoing repatriation exercise that has so far seen over 2,000 refugees go home. According to the Department of Refugee Affairs, the repatriation of the refugees will commence Monday after heavy rains affected the process in the past one month. The repatriation of the refugees from Dadaab-the world's largest refugee camp in northern Kenya, is ...

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No shortage of ARV drugs in S/Africa – Minister

South Africa has vehemently denied media reports that the country was facing extreme drug shortages, particularly in providing fixed-dose combination (FDC) anti-retroviral drugs to HIV/Aids patients nationwide.Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Monday said media reports began last week when a national newspaper reported that there was a drug shortage in the country and the TV news channel eNCA broadcast a ...

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Lesotho, South Africa to discuss implications of new immigration law

Lesotho's Minister of Home Affairs, Advocate Lekhetho Rakuoane says he has met with his South African counterpart Malusi Gigaba to discuss the implications of the new South African Immigration Act. Rakuoane on Monday said the governments of Lesotho and South Africa have agreed to constitute working committees of officials of the two countries who would develop an agenda to address strategic issues relating ...

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Lesotho farmers express confidence in new budget allocation

Lesotho farmers have expressed their confidence in the budget allocations for the 2015/16 fiscal year which was presented in parliament on Friday, APA can report. The farmers on Monday expressed confidence that the budget that has been allocated to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) under which they fall, would help them tackle challenges such as climate change that make it difficult for ...

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S/Africa: Zuma leads nation in celebrating Africa Day

Africa Day, which falls on Monday, is a celebration of African progress and a time to reflect on the challenges that remain in the continent, South African President Jacob Zuma has said.Zuma said this when he kicked off the country's Africa Day celebrations in Pretoria on Sunday under the theme, “We are Africa – Opening the doors of learning and culture from Cape to Cairo.� The President said: “We ...

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Botswana’s fixation with witchcraft bars development

Botswana's Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture Thapelo Olopeng said belief in witchcraft and failure to embrace technology has contributed to the country's state of poverty, Yarona FM radio station reported here on Monday.Speaking at the National Culture Day celebrations in Tonota village in northern Botswana Olopeng implored Batswana to take full advantages of technology and desist from blaming witchcraft ...

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Botswana soccer coach elated after beating S/Africa

Botswana senior national team head coach Peter Butler said on Monday that his charges win against South Africa's Bafana Bafana in the on-going Confederation of Southern African Football Association (COSAFA) is an achievement on its own. Botswana knocked South Africa out of the Cosafa Cup being hosted in Rustenburg in northern South Africa thanks to a 7-6 penalty shootout win after a goalless draw. “This is ...

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Libyan planes attack oil tanker in Sirte

The war planes of the internationally recognized government of Libya on Sunday attacked and bombed an oil tanker that was unloading fuel at a terminal in the city of Sirte, officials said here. The oil tanker, Annwar Afriqya, was carrying 30, 000 liters of light fuel, the commander of the coast guard, Rida Issa, said in a telephone interview Sunday with APA. He added that the bombing of the oil tanker ...

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