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South Africa seeks to curb gender-based violence

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South Africa’s government has introduced three bills in Parliament to curb gender-based violence. President Cyril Ramaphosa has termed them as the “most far-reaching legislative overhaul...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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South Africa retailers feel pain from virus pandemic

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South Africa’s retail industry is feeling the pain from the coronavirus pandemic on two fronts — store closures during lockdown and the sharply reduced purchasing...
Business

MTN Group appoints Ralph Mupita as new chief from September

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MTN Group Limited has appointed Ralph Mupita as Chief Executive Officer, to pilot the company’s operations in Africa is in line with the company’s policy...
Business

SEC educates investors on ‘investing in difficult times’

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File Photo The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has held a webinar to educate investors in the Nigerian capital market in understanding the rudiments of...
Business

Shoprite exits Nigeria after 15 years

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Africa’s biggest grocery retailer, Shoprite, is exiting the continent’s most populated country, Nigeria, after 15 years. The Cape Town-based retailer has started a formal process...
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South Africa’s coronavirus cases surpass half a million

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South Africa’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 have crossed half a million, its health ministry said on Saturday, while cases in Africa as a whole approached...
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‘Brown Lives Matter’ march, land invasions add to South Africa’s Covid-19 woes

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Several people were arrested in a pre-dawn security clampdown to prevent a ‘coloured’ (mixed-race) protest designed to shut down Cape Town on Monday. City authorities,...