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    17-Jan-2018 to 12:58

    S/African VP pays tribute to fallen poet

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Poet Laureate Keorapetse William Kgositsile, who died two weeks ago, contributed immensely towards youth development by nurturing young talent in the country, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 05:30

    S/Africa: Free higher education provision plans on track - Minister

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa is making good progress in finding ways to fund free higher education and this would be announced during the country’s budget presentation in February, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba confirmed on Wednesday.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 12:14

    S/African NGO commends new ANC leadership’s attitude on corruption

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa), an NGO, has praised the new African National Congress leadership under Cyrill Ramaphosa for changing the party's attitude towards tackling corruption.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 12:08

    S/Africa: Winnie Mandela welcomes ‘new’ ANC's leadership, direction

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — There is no greater task for the newly-elected African National Congress leadership than the renewal of the 106-year-old liberation movement, ANC stalwart and struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has said.

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    15-Jan-2018 to 12:51

    S/African ruling party dedicated 2018 to Mandela, unity and economy

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress, has declared 2018 as a period to celebrated “100 Years of Nelson Mandela and as the year of renewal, unity and jobs,” ANC President and State Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has said.

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    15-Jan-2018 to 06:59

    Zuma denies pushing for ex-wife to be appointed VP

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Presidency on Monday rejected allegations that President Jacob Zuma was demanding that former African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma be appointed as Deputy President of the country.

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    14-Jan-2018 to 14:49

    Pretoria: US ambassador summoned over shithole jibe

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has summoned the US Ambassador over President Donald Trump’s “shithole” remark earlier this week.

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