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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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South Africa: President Ramaphosa recognizes Prince Misuzulu as Zulu King

South Africa: President Ramaphosa recognizes Prince Misuzulu as Zulu King

The South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has recognized Prince Misuzulu Sinqobile Zulu as the new King of the Zulu community. Prince Misuzulu, 46, is the eldest son of the late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, who died last year. Recognition from the president gives him legitimacy since some family members have …

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South Africa: Competition Commission takes Facebook and WhatsApp to court

South Africa: competition commission takes Facebook and WhatsApp to court

The South African Competition Commission on Monday said it had taken Facebook and WhatsApp owner Meta Platforms to court for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market, Reuters reports. In a statement, the regulator accused Meta of “abusing its dominance by engaging in exclusionary conduct geared at preventing competitors …

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South Africa: President Ramaphosa appoints new Justice Chief

South Africa: President Ramaphosa appoints new Justice Chief

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Raymond Zondo as the country’s new chief justice, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday following a public selection process. Approved by political parties, Judge Raymond Zondo is hailed for his long experience in the judicial field. But Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom …

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South Africa: former president Jacob Zuma supports Putin in the Ukrainian conflict

South Africa: former president Jacob Zuma supports Putin in the Ukrainian conflict

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has thrown his support behind Russian President Vladimir Putin in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, describing him as a man of peace. Former President Jacob Zuma said he supported the Russian president after Russian troops invaded Ukraine. Mr Zuma said Putin’s decision was “justifiable”, …

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