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India Launches ‘Neighborly Vaccine Diplomacy’

NEW DELHI – In an unusual diplomatic initiative, India has donated millions of doses of the British-developed AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine being produced in the country to neighboring South Asian nations. The “vaccine diplomacy” aims to raise New Delhi’s global profile and push back against China, which has been expanding its influence in South Asia, analysts

President Cyril Ramaphosa: Eulogy at the official funeral of Minister Jackson Mthembu

Eulogy by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official funeral of Minister Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu, Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Programme Directors, Minister Gwede Mantashe Lindiwe Ntshali Ntshali Deputy President David Mabuza, Members of the Mthembu family, Premier of Mpumalanga, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane, Ministers, Deputy Ministers and MECs, Mayor of Emalahleni Leadership of the African National Congress and the

South African Jazz ‘Giant’ Jonas Gwangwa Dies Aged 83

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa jazz trombonist and composer Jonas Gwangwa, whose music powered the anti-apartheid struggle, died Saturday aged 83, the presidency said. President Cyril Ramaphosa led the tributes to the legendary musician who was nominated for an Oscar for the theme song of the 1987 film “Cry Freedom.” “A giant of our revolutionary cultural

Hercules SAPS temporarily closed for decontamination due to Covid-19 related incident

GAUTENG – All communities serviced by Hercules police station are advised that the police station has been temporarily closed for decontamination after one of its member tested positive for Covid-19. The Community Service Centre will be operating from Detective Service office at 554 Louise street, corner Prinz Pretoria Gardens. The Community is advised to call