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    • Obama pays homage to Mandela’s legacy

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With a 15,000-strong audience packed into Wanderers Stadium hanging on to his every word, former US president Barack Obama called on the world - in particular the youth - to keep t...

    • S/Africa: Youths encouraged to be agents of change

      APA-Bela-Bela (South Africa) — South Africa’s Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves “to the historic task of being agents of change” in order to lead the...

    • Sierra Leone activist arrested over botched demo

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone have detained a prominent civil society activist over a botched protest against a hike in the prices of petroleum products.

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    13-Jul-2018 to 18:27

    Int'l watchdog backs arms embargo on South Sudan

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Amnesty International has welcomed Friday’s decision by the United Nations Security Council to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan as part of measures aimed at bringing long-overdue peace and stability in the war-torn country.

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    01-Jul-2018 to 15:54

    Kagame urges respect for South Sudan peace deal

    APA - Nouakchott (By Special correspondent, Edouard Toure, Mauritania) — The current chair of African Union Paul Kagame of Rwanda on Sunday urged the protagonists to the conflict in South Sudan to respect the peace accord signed in Khartoum, Sudan last week.

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    28-Jun-2018 to 05:34

    Unions reject S/African power utility’s wage offer

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s main trade unions have rejected the latest wage proposal offered by Eskom, the country’s state-owned power utility.

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    22-Jun-2018 to 08:24

    S/African gov’t hopeful of breakthrough in wage deadlock at power utility

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African cabinet has welcomed Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s intervention in the wage dispute between the Eskom management and the power utility's workers, APA has learnt.

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    18-Jun-2018 to 06:22

    S/African power utility, labour unions resume crisis talks over wages

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s power utility, Eskom, and labour unions have agreed to return to the negotiation table on Monday to bring an end to a week-long protest which has disrupted the supply of electricity nationwide.

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    11-Jun-2018 to 12:41

    Son of Namibia’s founding president torches storm over ‘anti-poor’ remarks

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s Land Reform Minister Utoni Nujoma has accused the South African news channel eNCA of harbouring a hidden agenda meant to tarnish his image after it published unflattering remarks he allegedly made about poor Namibians.

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    31-May-2018 to 18:36

    Kiir-Machar talks scheduled for June

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Face-to-face talks between South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and his rebel opponent Riek Machar are likely to take place before the 31st summit of the African Union in Mauritania on 1 and 2 July this year.

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