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Heritage dispute engulfs site chosen for Amazon’s new African HQ
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Heritage dispute engulfs site chosen for Amazon’s new African HQ

For the Khoi and San – South Africa’s first inhabitants – a verdant patch of land in Cape Town embodies…
South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says
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South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can “break through” Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a…
Royals’ comments raise race issue in Commonwealth nations
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Royals’ comments raise race issue in Commonwealth nations

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — In countries with historic ties to Britain, allegations by Prince Harry and Meghan that…
South Africa’s health care workers eager for first vaccines
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South Africa’s health care workers eager for first vaccines

ELANDSDOORN, South Africa (AP) — After testing thousands of people for coronavirus, South African nurse Asnath Masango says she can’t…
South Africa’s Zuma could be jailed after no-show at corruption inquiry
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South Africa’s Zuma could be jailed after no-show at corruption inquiry

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A South African inquiry into corruption during Jacob Zuma’s time as president will ask the constitutional court…
The Latest: South Africa to give Johnson & Johnson vaccine
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The Latest: South Africa to give Johnson & Johnson vaccine

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s health minister says the country will begin administering the unapproved Johnson & Johnson vaccine to its…
South Africa halts AstraZeneca rollout on fears it doesn’t stop mild illness
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South Africa halts AstraZeneca rollout on fears it doesn’t stop mild illness

LONDON (Reuters) – South Africa halted Monday’s planned rollout of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccinations after data showed it gave minimal protection…
South Africa reopens to foreign travelers amid virus creep
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South Africa reopens to foreign travelers amid virus creep

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In an effort to revive its tourism industry, South Africa has opened up international travel to visitors…
South African coffin-maker saw COVID-19 at work and at home
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South African coffin-maker saw COVID-19 at work and at home

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The coffin-maker knew death too well. The boxes were stacked in his echoing workshop like the prows…
Puzzled scientists seek reasons behind Africa’s low fatality rates from pandemic
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Puzzled scientists seek reasons behind Africa’s low fatality rates from pandemic

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Africa’s overburdened public health systems, dearth of testing facilities and overcrowded slums had experts predicting a disaster…
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