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Production losses as result of bird flu estimated to be in region of R800mln in Western Cape

CAPE TOWN, October 2 – Early estimates suggest an outbreak of avian influenza has led to production losses of around R800 million in the Western Cape, Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde said on Monday. In a statement, Winde said there were at least 36 confirmed cases of avian flu. Seventy ostrich farms were under quarantine […]

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South Africa, Zimbabwe set to solidify ties

PRETORIA – SOUTH Africa is determined to expand its long-standing relations with neighbouring Zimbabwe, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has said. The South African minister spoke in the capital Pretoria on Monday at the second session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between the two countries. Her Zimbabwean colleague, Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, led a […]