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Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo

UPDATE 3-South Africa promises spending restraint despite mining windfall

Nov 11 2021

* Minister says adding power capacity a priority (Adds market reaction, more from minister)

Jailed former South African President Zuma taken to hospital

Aug 06 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -South Africa's jailed former president, Jacob Zuma, was taken to hospital for medical observation on Friday, prison authorities said, days before he was due to appear in court for a corruption trial.

South African leader says calm has been restored to most places

Jul 16 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday the unrest that has ripped through South Africa in the past week was stabilising and calm has been restored to most of the affected areas, but the destruction will cost the country billions of rand.

UPDATE 2-South African rand sinks to 3-month low, bonds drop on violent protests

Jul 13 2021

* Stocks defy global rally, dragged lower by property, retail (Updates prices, adds detail, background)

Analysis: Execution risk looms large for South Africa spending cuts plan

Mar 18 2021

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's pledge to curb its huge public sector wage bill and stabilise state finances has been praised by investors, but now comes the hard part -- convincing workers to back the plan.

South Africa boosts vaccine spending in 'balancing act' amid debt worries

Feb 24 2021

CAPE TOWN South Africa could spend up to 19.3 billion rand ($1.33 billion) over the next three years to vaccinate most of its population, the Treasury said on Wednesday, in a "difficult balancing act" meant to contain COVID-19 while avoiding a debt spiral.

South Africa boosts vaccine spending in 'balancing act' amid debt worries

Feb 24 2021

CAPE TOWN South Africa could spend up to 19.3 billion rand ($1.33 billion) over the next three years to vaccinate most of its population, the Treasury said on Wednesday, in a "difficult balancing act" meant to contain COVID-19 while avoiding a debt spiral.

Africa not 'walking away' from AstraZeneca vaccine, CDC says

Feb 11 2021

JOHANNESBURG The African Union (AU) will not be "walking away" from AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine but will target its use in countries that have not reported cases of the variant dominant in South Africa, the head of its disease control body said on Thursday. | Video

South Africa puts AstraZeneca vaccinations on hold over variant data

Feb 08 2021

JOHANNESBURG South Africa will put on hold use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot in its vaccination programme, after data showed it gave minimal protection against mild-to-moderate infection caused by the country's dominant coronavirus variant.

South Africa puts AstraZeneca vaccinations on hold over variant data

Feb 07 2021

JOHANNESBURG South Africa will put on hold use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot in its vaccination programme, after data showed it gave minimal protection against mild-to-moderate infection caused by the country's dominant coronavirus variant.

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