Southern Africa

Zambia: President Hichilema toughens stance against corruption

Zambia: President Hichilema toughens stance against corruption

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema continues his fight against corruption and says there will be no compromise to fight it. The president clarified his position on Twitter: Our approach is clear ⁃NO compromise on the fight against corruption!⁃NO compromise on the rule of law!— Hakainde Hichilema (@HHichilema) April 25, 2022 Last …

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South Africa: President Ramaphosa announces end of COVID restrictions

end of COVID restrictions in South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the lifting of COVID restrictions, imposed since the beginning of the pandemic. In a televised address, the president said the national state of disaster would end at midnight on Monday. “Masks will still be required indoors for another month,” he said. He said …

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South Africa: President Ramaphosa’s message to Black Coffee after Grammy win

South Africa: President Ramaphosa's message to Black Coffee after Grammy win

Many figures in South Africa as well as President Cyril Ramaphosa celebrated Nkosinathi Innocent Sizwe Maphumulo aka DJ Black Coffee after winning a trophy at the 65th Grammy Awards. DJ Black Coffee won the best dance/electronic music album category for his Subconsciously album. On Twitter, President Cyril Ramaphosa thanked him …

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Mozambique imposes partial ban on meat import from South Africa

Mozambique imposes partial ban on meat import from South Africa

Mozambique has imposed a partial ban on South African imports of cattle, goats, sheep, pigs and their meat and by-products following an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the neighbouring country. The ban covers products from the South African provinces of North West, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. The three provinces reported …

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