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Climate change doubled chance of South African floods that killed 435 people, analysis shows
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Climate change doubled chance of South African floods that killed 435 people, analysis shows

(CNN) – Human-induced climate change made the extreme rainfall that triggered deadly floods in South Africa in April heavier and…
More rain expected across South Africa’s east coast as flooding death toll rises to 395
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More rain expected across South Africa’s east coast as flooding death toll rises to 395

(CNN) – More rain and damaging winds are expected across South Africa’s east coast, following days of severe storms and…
Heavy rains and flooding in South Africa kill 59 people and sweep away roads
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Heavy rains and flooding in South Africa kill 59 people and sweep away roads

(CNN) – Heavy rains and floods have battered the eastern coast of South Africa, killing at least 59 people, damaging…
South African regulator approves Sinopharm COVID vaccine
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South African regulator approves Sinopharm COVID vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 7 (Reuters) – South Africa’s health regulator said on Monday it had approved a COVID-19 vaccine from China’s…
UAE to lift entry, transit ban on passengers from 12 African countries
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UAE to lift entry, transit ban on passengers from 12 African countries

DUBAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates will lift an entry and transit ban on on Saturday on…
South African studies suggest Omicron has higher ‘asymptomatic carriage’
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South African studies suggest Omicron has higher ‘asymptomatic carriage’

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Preliminary findings from two South African clinical trials suggest the Omicron coronavirus variant has a…
Fire ravages Cape Town seat of South Africa’s Parliament
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Fire ravages Cape Town seat of South Africa’s Parliament

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Firefighters battled a major blaze at South Africa’s Parliament complex on Sunday that sent…
‘Moral compass’: Requiem for South Africa’s Archbishop Tutu
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‘Moral compass’: Requiem for South Africa’s Archbishop Tutu

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been remembered at a state funeral Saturday for…
J&J booster slashes Omicron hospitalisations -S.African study
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J&J booster slashes Omicron hospitalisations -S.African study

CAPE TOWN, Dec 30 (Reuters) – A booster dose of Johnson & Johnson Inc’s (JNJ.N) single-dose COVID-19 vaccine was 84% effective at…
Young South Africans learn of Tutu’s activism for equality
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Young South Africans learn of Tutu’s activism for equality

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s legacy is reverberating among young South Africans, many of whom were not born when…
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