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    • Ramaphosa visits Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder

      APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a courtesy visit to the home of the founder of the multi-Grammy Award-winning acapella music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday.

    • Double joy for S/Africa at Two Oceans Marathon

      APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — There was double joy for South Africa in Saturday’s Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, with triple Comrades Marathon champion Bongumusa Mthembu winning the ultra-leg of the men’s se...

    • S/Africa’s iconic photographer Bongani Mnguni laid to rest

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa's most renowned photographers, Bongani Mnguni, who gained global recognition for his documentation of black people's struggles against apartheid, was laid to re...


    12-Apr-2018 to 19:18

    Ouagadougou to host UN youth leaders summit

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, will host a summit of the Young Leaders of the United Nations on May 21, a communiqué from the weekly cabinet meeting said on Thursday.

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    06-Apr-2018 to 16:16

    Burkina coup trial postponed again

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The trial of the suspected author of the September 2015 failed coup in Burkina Faso scheduled to resume Friday has been moved to 9 May.

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    28-Mar-2018 to 18:46

    Burkina: Three presidents named as witnesses in coup trial

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Three West African regional leaders have been named as potential witnesses in Burkina Faso’s abortive coup trial.

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    22-Mar-2018 to 19:49

    Burkina coup trial suspended again

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The next hearing of Burkina Faso’s coup trial which resumed on Wednesday has been suspended again on Thursday.

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    16-Mar-2018 to 12:59

    Burkina Faso: France donates 16.5b for education sector

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — France has donated 16.5 billion CFA francs to Burkina Faso to strengthen the country's education sector.

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    15-Mar-2018 to 16:02

    Burkinabe law scholar to head UN mission in New Caledonia

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe constitutional scholar, Professor Augustin Loada, has been contracted by the United Nations to help solve the electoral and constitutional issues in New Caledonia, APA learns Thursday from a media source.

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    09-Mar-2018 to 15:32

    Burkina leader pledges 30 percent of next cabinet to women

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Burkinabe president Roch Marc Christian Kabore has committed, should there be another reshuffle of his cabinet, to respect the country’s affirmative action law stipulating that 30% of the government posts must be reserved for the women.

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