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Somalia expects to announce winners of first petroleum auction early 2021

05 Aug 2020

CAPE TOWN Somalia expects to announce the winners of its first oil and gas licensing round early next year, as the country seeks petro dollars to help rebuild its struggling economy, a senior government oil official said on Wednesday.

Somalia expects to announce winners of first petroleum auction early 2021

05 Aug 2020

CAPE TOWN, Aug 5 Somalia expects to announce the winners of its first oil and gas licensing round early next year, as the country seeks petro dollars to help rebuild its struggling economy, a senior government oil official said on Wednesday.

South Africa produces its first ventilators to fight COVID-19

31 Jul 2020

CAPE TOWN The first of thousands of South African-designed ventilators rolled off a Cape Town assembly line on Friday, responding to requests from hospitals needing them for severe COVID-19 cases but unable to get them on global markets, officials said.

South Africa's Distell plays chess to beat lockdown wine glut

15 Jul 2020

CAPE TOWN At a centuries-old vineyard overlooked by South Africa's Drakenstein mountain, the country's biggest single wine exporter Distell is battling a problem of plenty. | Video

South Africa's Distell plays chess to beat lockdown wine glut

14 Jul 2020

CAPE TOWN, July 14 At a centuries-old vineyard overlooked by South Africa's Drakenstein mountain, the country's biggest single wine exporter Distell is battling a problem of plenty.

South African refinery explosion kills two, injures seven

02 Jul 2020

CAPE TOWN Two people were killed on Thursday in an explosion at Astron Energy's 100,000 barrel per day refinery in Cape Town, the company said as it promised a full investigation.

Shipping firm CMA CGM to impose emergency surcharge at Cape Town port

30 Jun 2020

CAPE TOWN CMA CGM [CMACG.UL], the world's fourth-largest container shipping line, will impose emergency congestion surcharges at Cape Town port in July due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus, it has told customers.

S.Africa in talks with India's Macleods to set up HIV drug maker

30 Jun 2020

CAPE TOWN, June 30 South Africa is in partnership talks with India's Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd to set up a state-owned company to make and sell HIV drugs in the local market, industry officials said.

Former South African president De Klerk withdraws from U.S. rights talk

24 Jun 2020

CAPE TOWN South Africa's last apartheid president, F.W. de Klerk, has withdrawn from a U.S. seminar about minority rights because he did not want to embarrass himself or his hosts in the current charged racial climate, his foundation said on Sunday. | Video

Former South African president De Klerk withdraws from U.S. rights talk

22 Jun 2020

CAPE TOWN South Africa's last apartheid president, F.W. de Klerk, has withdrawn from a U.S. seminar about minority rights because he did not want to embarrass himself or his hosts in the current charged racial climate, his foundation said on Sunday. | Video

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