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Zimbabweans face jail for failure to wear masks

Zimbabweans face jail for failure to wear masks

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE - ZIMBABWE is to jail members of the public that do not comply with new health regulations that make it compulsory to wear masks in ...

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MTN avails more funds against COVID-19 in SA

MTN avails more funds against COVID-19 in SA

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – MTN has pledged R8 million in equipment and infrastructure as well as food parcels as it joins forces with government to curb coronavirus (COVID ...

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Mboweni censured for restaurant employment stance

Mboweni censured for restaurant employment stance

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – THE recent statement attributed to South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni advocating for the catering industry to be a preserve for locals ...

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Avon launches sanitisers to address global demand

Avon launches sanitisers to address global demand

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa’s biggest direct-selling company has introduced alcohol-based sanitisers to its product portfolio to plug the supply gap created by ...

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Tanzania exempts Dar es Salaam from any lockdown

Tanzania exempts Dar es Salaam from any lockdown

from ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM - TO lockdown Dar es Salaam or to keep it open is a tough decision the Tanzanian government has had to contend with ...

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US restrictions on chips hampers Africa ICT growth

US restrictions on chips hampers Africa ICT growth

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – NEW measures by the United States (US) government to restrict the global supply of chips to Huawei Technologies could hinder Africa’s rapidly ex ...

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SADC saddened at rising gender-based violence

SADC saddened at rising gender-based violence

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – FOLLOWING an increase in incidents of gender-based violence (GBV), the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called on authorities t ...

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Multimillion-dollar taxi loan boosts SA industrialisation

Multimillion-dollar taxi loan boosts SA industrialisation

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – A US$100 million (R1.890 billion) loan agreement between the African Development Bank (AfDB) and South Africa Taxi will empower local taxi operat ...

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Middendorp working on autobiography during lockdown

Middendorp working on autobiography during lockdown

from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA - ERNST Middendorp is making the most of the coronavirus-imposed break to write an autobiography. The Kaizer Chiefs coach has hinted at ...

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Athletics set for strong rebound after COVID-19

Athletics set for strong rebound after COVID-19

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – WHILE the world of sports reels from the suspension of entire events in the wake of the raging coronavirus (COVID-19), some postponements could ...

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