Pandemic forces halt to US-SA initiatives: Ambassador Marks interview with Pretoria News

Pretoria News |11 May 2020| Liam Ngobeni THE COVID-19 pandemic has halted several initiatives – from extensive educational programmes to investment summits earmarked to empower South Africa. US ambassador to South Africa Lana Marks said the pandemic had halted programmes they had planned to roll out and others such as the Peace Corps. Marks said the US and South Africa had a ...
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Fivefold increase in U.S. government COVID-19 support to South Africa

Press Release April 16, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United States government is committing additional funds to support South Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing its total commitment to approximately $2,770,000.  Previously the United States government committed $970,000, including the first $500,000 announced on March 11, to the COVID-19 response in South Africa.  Today’s announcement provides an additional ...
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