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World’s oldest man dies aged 116 in South Africa

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A South African who is believed to be the oldest man in the world has died at the age of 116. Fredie Blom’s documents showed that he was born in May 1904 […]

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Coronavirus cases in South Africa have surpassed the 600,000 mark

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According to Johns Hopkins University, 607, 045 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in South Africa as of Sunday at 1000HRS EAT. South Africa is the hardest his country in the African continent. […]

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Coronavirus cases in Africa surpass the one-million mark

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The number of Covid-19 cases in Africa has passed the one-million mark. According to the data collected and compiled by the John Hopkins University, a total of 1,008,159 cases had been confirmed […]

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Coronavirus cases in South Africa surpass half a million

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Covid-19 cases in South Africa have surpassed the 500,000 mark, the health authorities have confirmed. According to the data collected and compiled by the John Hopkins University, a total of 503,290 Covid-19 […]

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South Africa closes schools as virus cases surge

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Schools in South Africa will close for four weeks as from Monday after a surge in Covid-19 cases in the country. Schools in South Africa reopened on July 6 for older students […]

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South Africa reports record single-day high of coronavirus deaths

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South Africa has announced a record day increase of 572 Covid-19 deaths. The new deaths were announced on Wednesday bringing the total number of coronavirus fatalities to 5,940. Almost half of the […]

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Zindzi Mandela passes on in Johannesburg

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Zindzi Mandela, the eldest daughter of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at the age of 59. According to the SABC, Zindzi died at a hospital in Johannesburg on Monday […]

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Coronavirus cases in South Africa surpass 200,000 mark

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Covid-19 cases in South Africa have passed the 200,000 mark. South Africa is the leading country with confirmed cases in the African continent. There are currently 205,721 confirmed cases including 3,310 deaths. […]

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More than 180 pupils test positive at Eastern Cape Province in South Africa

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Health authorities in South Africa are struggling to contain a coronavirus outbreak at a school in Eastern Cape Province after about 180 pupils tested positive. Makaula Senior Secondary School was closed on […]

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South Africa approves the use of dexamethasone in treatment of Covid-19 patients on ventilators

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The South Africa Health Department as well as the Ministerial Advisory Committee are thinking of treating Covid-19 patients (critically-ill) using dexamethasone – a breakthrough drug. A number of studies have show that […]

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South Africa to allow restaurants and hairdressers to reopen

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South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced further relaxing of Covid-19 restrictions. Restaurants will be allowed to reopen and serve a meals to a small number of people. Hair salons, cinemas and […]

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Malema wants alcohol re-banned in South Africa

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South African opposition leader Julius Malema has called for the coronavirus lockdown ban on alcohol be reimposed, the BBC reports. Malema was hitting out at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to reopen the […]

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South African schools have reopened in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic

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South Africa has reopened schools since the start of coronavirus.  All pupils and staff are screened before entering the school compounds in South Africa. They also practiced social distancing.  Reopening of schools […]

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George Floyd: ANC to launch ‘Black Friday’ campaign

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South Africa’s ruling party Africa National Congress (ANC) will on Friday launch an anti-racism campaign. The move will be a show of solidarity with protests in the United States following the death […]

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South Africa delays reopening of schools by a week

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South Africa has delayed the reopening of schools by a week so as to give administrators more time to prepare. According to the department of basic education, final year students in primary […]

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Malema warns South Africans against going to church

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South Africa’s opposition politician Julius Malema has urged people not to go to church, saying they’ll die after contracting coronavirus. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that places of worship in South Africa will […]

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Coronavirus: Africa’s confirmed cases surpass 115,000

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Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the African continent were 115,616 by Tuesday afternoon with 3,479 deaths connected with the […]

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South Africa to reopen places of worship on 1st June

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South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that places of worship will be reopened on 1 June. Worshippers will have to adhere to strict guidelines to curb the spread of coronavirus. Temples, […]

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Teachers in Zimbabwe threaten to strike if schools reopen

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Zimbabwean teachers have opposed reopening schools in phases saying safety measures are not yet in place to combat the spread of coronavirus. Sifiso Ndlovu, the teachers’ union chairperson, was quoted saying that […]

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President Ramaphosa jokes about arrest for breaking rules

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South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has been caught on video joking about breaking social distancing rules as he posed for a photo with two women he met while taking morning exercise. On […]

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Nairobi City by-laws 2018

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CITY BYLAWS KNOW YOUR BYLAWS GENERAL NUISANCE Offenses Making any kind of noise on the streets Causing any risk to users through destruction of a building or road Causing risk of users […]

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BBI Task force Report 2020

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Remodel the Parliamentary system by bringing the Government back into the House, including the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Ministers, Cabinet Ministers, the Attorney-General and the Leader of the Official Opposition, being the […]

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