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Channel Africa @channelafrica1 Johannesburg, South Africa

External service of the SABC.Broadcasts in 6 African languages digitally, #DSTV802 audio bouquet, shortwave, satelite, & soon DTT.

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[PODCAST] COVID-19 worsens DRC's health problems @channelafrica1
Retweeted by Channel AfricaThis morning on @channelafrica1 we spoke to @chrismarie_van one of the many South Africans stranded abroad, pleadin…
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Informal food traders now allowed to trade provided that they have permits #LockdownSA
Retweeted by Channel AfricaNumber of funeral attendees will remain at 50, close relatives can travel outside province provided that they obtain a permit #LockdownSA
Retweeted by Channel AfricaMinisters in COVID-19 National Command Council are updating the nation on revised regulations #LockdownSA…
Retweeted by Channel Africa[PODCAST] How can we help our children cope during lockdown? @channelafrica1 @UNICEF @1james_elder
Retweeted by Channel AfricaChatting about my @bluenoterecords debut release on @channelafrica1 shortly
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Jinsi ya kukaa salama na kuzuia Covid-19 pia inajulikana kama Corona Virus. #ChooseLife #SABCRadio… to prevent and stay safe from CoronaVirus also known as Covid-19 by Nombuyiselo Tango. #SABCRadio…
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Catching up with Lesotho journalist @rose_sebata on DAY1 of the lockdown @channelafrica1
Retweeted by Channel AfricaHow to prevent and stay safe from CoronaVirus also known as Covid-19 by Nombuyiselo Tango. #SABCRadio… Inter-Ministerial committee briefing on Covid-19.
2020 African President to update citizens on Covid-19 progress. #SABCRadio #CoronaVirusSA #21DayLockdownSA… @FrenchFarafina @channelafrica1 @pamela_ca Suivez notre magazine des actualités en français en Direct maintenant su…
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Cricket's governing body has postponed qualifiers for the 2021 Twenty20 World Cup due to take place before July as… Joshua is in self isolation after coming into contact with Prince Charles, who has tested positive for coro…
Tennis star Roger and wife Mirka have donated 1 million US dollars to families affected by the #cornoravirus in hi… Football Association of Malawi (FAM) have extended the contract of coach Meck Mwase for a further 12 months. He… Latsha, Springbok women's captain says she has feared for her life and career amid the corona virus outbrea… of two Nigerian footballers, Dayo Ojo of Eyinmba FC and Benjamin Iluyomade of Abia Comet have demanded 5… number of deaths from the coronavirus in Europe has now passed 12-thousand. #sabcnews
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As a result, the Games have been postponed to 2021.The IOC has come under increasing pressure in recent days to postpone the Games, scheduled to start on 24 July, wit… The 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed. forward to your chat with @rachysuperstar on @channelafrica1 had travelled to the United Kingdom for meetings with the International Netball Federation where she serv… South Africa President Cecilia Molokwane has tested positive for COVID-19. Netball Association suspends all matches due to the coronavirus. The Associations Secretary General Carol Ba… Association of Malawi has suspended all netball matches amid the growing fears of the coronavirus.… and Australia athletics bodies have indicated they will not be sending their athletes to the Tokyo Olympics…
2020 African swimming Olympic Gold medallist Cameron van der Burgh has confirmed that he has been infected with th…
[PODCAST] How do we protect children from contracting coronavirus? #Covid19InSA @channelafrica1 @SaveChildrenSA
Retweeted by Channel Africa[PODCAST] @SAPropNetwork @Kiswahili_CA @Chinyanja1 @ChangeYourGame2[PODCAST] @forbesafrica @Chinyanja1 @Kiswahili_CA @ChangeYourGame2 Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, is still waiting to hear from Nigeria Football Federation on a new contract. The Ge… Angolan Football Federation (FAF) has ordered that games and training sessions be held behind closed doors, in… Olympic flame arrived in Japan on Friday from Greece in a scaled-down ceremony at an airbase in northern Japan.… In studio, Ghanaian born Gladys Boakye is an entrepreneur and author, based in South Africa. She founded Green…
Retweeted by Channel Africa#COVID19: “Together we will defeat the coronavirus.” President @CyrilRamaphosa [ICYMI]: This week's newsletter - F…
Retweeted by Channel Africa[PODCAST] Employers should brace themselves for a spike in leave requests from staff @channelafrica1 #fightCOVID19…
Retweeted by Channel Africa[PODCAST] Parental headache as daycare centres also close in response to COVID-19 @channelafrica1
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World athletics chief Sebastian Coe has admitted that the Tokyo Olympics could be moved to later in the year by the… Nigeria captain and ex-Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has left Trabzonspor by mutual consent days after e… to the country's football governing body, the shutdown affects all on-field activities, the various Natio… Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the suspension of all forms of football activities in the count… South Africa president Alan Fritz detailing the decision to suspend their events due to the corona virius.… African golfer Victor Lange has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Lange is ranked 1,215th in the world… Netball has suspended all their upcoming netball activities due to the global outbreak of the corona virus.… Kenya has ordered the closure of all athletics camps in the country in a bid to contain the spread of the…
[PODCAST] @AfricanDialogue's Benjamin Moshatama continues to track President @CyrilRamaphosa "New Dawn" ambition. I… means no football matches will be played, this despite the Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa giving the green lig… Danny Jordaan, president of the South Africa Football Association has confirmed the decision to suspend a… @channelafrica1 Channel Africa spoke to the HSRC's Prof Priscilla Reddy about the survey
Retweeted by Channel AfricaAll matches will take place behind closed doors.South Africa's Minister of Sport, Arts & Culture, Nathi Mthethwa has given the Premier Soccer League (PSL) his ful… Association of Malawi has confirmed that national team head coach Meck Mwase is in self-isolation after re… Proteas' 16-man squad will go into self-isolation for 14 days as a precaution following their return from their… Nigeria, the 20th National Sports Festival billed to flag off in Benin City, Edo State, this weekend has been po… Championship of African Nations, CHAN 2020 scheduled to start in Cameroon next month will no longer take place… second grand slam of the year - The French Open has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and will tak…“This epidemic will pass. But it is up to us to determine how long it will last, how damaging it will be, and how…
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Just in: Football's 2020 European Championship has been postponed for a year as the world fights to contain the out… @rachysuperstar spoke to Gerda Steyn who will no longer defend her Two Oceans Marathon title. The marathon will lon… Olympic Committee's deputy chief Kozo Tashima has confirmed he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Meanw…[PODCAST] #Zambia's government has arrested a 15-year old for allegedly defaming President @EdgarCLungu on Facebook… on the 2020 Comrades Marathon. It will go ahead as planned. Statement below. #ChanAfricaSport SA Football Association led by its president Danny Jordaan will be meeting with the SA Minister of Sports, Arts… South Africa (NSA) has joined the number of Federations in the country in suspending all activities. Activi…
@channelafrica1 Chiwerengero ca anthu akudwala matenda a coronavirus mdziko la South Africa tsopano chafika pa 62.
Retweeted by Channel Africa @channelafrica1 Munthu mmodzi mdziko la Tanzania wapezeka ndi matenda a coronavirus.
Retweeted by Channel Africa @channelafrica1 Panopa ndi maiko 26 amu Africa ali ndi anthu akudwala matenda a Covid 19 kapena coronavirus.
Retweeted by Channel Africa[PODCAST] What is the impact of the #CoronaVirus (#Covid19) on the global and local economies? We speak to…
Retweeted by Channel AfricaAfter consultation with various stakeholders, COSAFA has confirmed the 2020 Women’s Under-17 Championship scheduled… athletes who have been training overseas are returning home as countries continue to take more severe me… Springbok alignment camps, Springbok Men’s and Women’s training camps and the SA Rugby Under-20 preparati… Rugby has suspended all national team training camps and business travel as part of a raft of measures in respon… PSL will hold a Board of Governors meeting (all 32 members of the PSL) on Thursday, 19 March to discuss all the… breaking at the South Africa Premier Soccer League offices is that PSL Chairman Dr Irvin Khoza has announced t… South Africa has postponed, with immediate effect, all athletics events in the country at all levels for… South Africa is the latest sporting federation to have postponed all their activities due to the Corona Vi… Ghana Football Association has suspended all its competitions with immediate effect until further notice. This… African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) has postponed the African Club Championship which was set for next mont… South Africa has confirmed that all TSA sanctioned events will be suspended for at least the next 6 weeks un… Africa's national men's cricket team is on its way back from India after the final two One-Day Internationals… year's Two Oceans Marathon will not take place in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. #ChanAfricaSport
Announcement by @PresidencyZA @CyrilRamaphosa: - Gatherings of more than 100 people is hereby prohibited - Schools…
Retweeted by Channel AfricaGovernment is strengthening its testing processes. President Ramaphosa urges South Africans to heighten their hygie…
Retweeted by Channel AfricaPresident Cyril Ramaphosa addressing the nation on #CoronaVirusSA @channelafrica1
Retweeted by Channel AfricaSA imposing a travel ban on high risk countries, effective immediately #CoronaVirusSA
Retweeted by Channel Africa61 Cases of coronavirus are now confirmed in the country #CoronaVirusSA
Retweeted by Channel Africa#CoronaVirusSA gatherings of more than 100 people will be prohibited
Retweeted by Channel Africa#CoronaVirusSA Covid-19 pandemic declared a national disaster in SA
Retweeted by Channel Africa#CoronaVirusSA citizens urged to change their behavior, and encourage to do the elbow greeting @channelafrica1
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Super Rugby is the latest major sports competition to be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Statement below… Africa beat Zambia 3-0 in the second leg (Bidvest Wits Stadium Johannesburg) and 3-2 on aggregate to progres… South African government has maintained that all repatriated citizens from China are healthy, but precautionar…
Retweeted by Channel AfricaThe plane carrying South Africans from Wuhan city in China has landed in Polokwane @channelafrica1 #covid19SA
Retweeted by Channel AfricaA new schedule will be announced in due time.