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South Africa to parole 19,000 prisoners to curb coronavirus

South Africa to parole 19,000 prisoners to curb coronavirus

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday thousands of low-risk prisoners would be granted parole to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in correctional facilities.

Ethiopian PM asks S.Africa to mediate Nile dam dispute

Ethiopian PM asks S.Africa to mediate Nile dam dispute

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday asked South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in a long-running dispute with Egypt over a massive dam being built on the Blue Nile River.

Ramaphosa says South Africa must quell attacks on foreigners as summit starts

Ramaphosa says South Africa must quell attacks on foreigners as summit starts

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told officials and business leaders on Wednesday that he was committed to quelling attacks on foreigners

S.Africa's Ramaphosa misled parliament: watchdog

S.Africa's Ramaphosa misled parliament: watchdog

South Africa's ethics watchdog on Friday said President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament last year over a 500,000-rand ($36,000, 32,000-euro) donation to his campaign fund from a company facing extensive corruption allegations.

South African president praises Qatar ties

South African president praises Qatar ties

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa met in Pretoria Friday with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani.

South Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

South Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday under intense pressure from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party that he had dominated during nine years in power.

South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

South Africa's African National Congress leader Cyril Ramaphosa said the party's executive body would meet on Monday to finalise discussions on the future of President Jacob Zuma, who is under pressure to step down.

IS-linked Turkish jihadist blamed for Istanbul attack

IS-linked Turkish jihadist blamed for Istanbul attack

A Turkish jihadist with links to the Islamic State carried out the suicide bombing that killed four foreigners on a major shopping street in Istanbul, Interior Minister Efken Ala said Sunday.