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South African Mining Sector Braces for Coronavirus Lockdown

3 months ago tngadmin 0
JOHANNESBURG – South African mining companies are bracing for a heavy hit from the country’s looming nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, warning of an expected leap in costs in addition to their lost output.   A leading producer of metals and minerals such as platinum, palladium, coal, gold and iron ore, Read More

Botswana, with No COVID-19 Cases, Closes Borders After Death in Zimbabwe

3 months ago tngadmin 0
GABORONE – Botswana, one of the few countries in Africa without a confirmed case of coronavirus, has moved to secure its borders after neighboring Zimbabwe recorded its first coronavirus-related death on Monday. Soldiers will be watching border crossings, but authorities say Zimbabweans who use unauthorized entry points present a real challenge. Botswana’s government announced Tuesday Read More