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South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president’s jail sentence
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South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president’s jail sentence

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s highest court on Friday denied an application by former president Jacob Zuma to rescind his…
Vaccines made in South Africa to stay in Africa, says envoy
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Vaccines made in South Africa to stay in Africa, says envoy

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Vaccine doses produced by a plant in South Africa will no longer be exported to Europe…
South Africa offers to host after NZ cancels rugby tests
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South Africa offers to host after NZ cancels rugby tests

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — South Africa offered on Friday to host all remaining games in the southern hemisphere’s Rugby…
South African study shows high COVID protection from J&J shot
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South African study shows high COVID protection from J&J shot

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine is working well in South Africa, offering protection against severe disease…
South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest
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South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest

South African authorities have announced that the country’s military is preparing to mobilize around 25,000 troops to help bring a…
South African crowds rampage overnight, defying calls for end to violence, looting
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South African crowds rampage overnight, defying calls for end to violence, looting

JOHANNESBURG, July 14 (Reuters) – Crowds looted shops and businesses in South Africa on Wednesday, defying government calls for an…
Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32
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Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military…
South African ex-leader Jacob Zuma faces court hearing amid unrest
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South African ex-leader Jacob Zuma faces court hearing amid unrest

South Africa’s top court on Monday began hearing a challenge by South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma against his 15-month prison…
Violence spreads to South Africa’s economic hub in wake of Zuma jailing
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Violence spreads to South Africa’s economic hub in wake of Zuma jailing

JOHANNESBURG, July 11 (Reuters) – Shops were looted overnight and a section of the M2 highway was closed in Johannesburg…
UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM
Middle East

UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM

CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday a travel ban on citizens to India, Bangladesh,…
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